Vice President, Sales - North York in North York, ON at Securitas Canada

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Code: 83451190564

Category: CAN Executive

Vice President, National Sales

 Securitas Canada

Securitas, a global leader in the security industry, has been providing security services since 1899. With over 7,500 employees in 24 offices across Canada and 320,000 employees globally, we possess the experience and knowledge to offer a broad range of services including: Leading Technology Solutions, Remote Guarding, On-site and Mobile Guarding, and Investigations.

As Securitas Canada continues our journey of success, we are pleased to post a Career Opportunity for a Vice President of National Sales for Canada. Securitas values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply.

Title: Vice President, National Sales

Reports to: Senior Vice President, North American Sales

Base Location: In Canada, and Base City to be negotiated.


The successful Candidate will be a highly skilled, strategic minded sales professional who is comfortable with - and capable of engaging the largest customers in Canada. The successful candidate will possess an extensive and demonstrable understanding of Securitas’ processes and services and be able to communicate Securitas’ position as the Leader in Protective Services in a compelling manner. The ability to sell the value of our Company is paramount. The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively within our organization to develop customer-centric solutions for our prospective clients.

Securitas Canada will work in conjunction with the wider North American Sales Group to continue to refine and specialize our operations; this position will report to the Senior Vice President, North America who is based out of Parsippany, NJ. The selected candidate will be based in Canada at a location to be mutually agreed upon. This role offers a competitive compensation package that is commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements


Responsible for the direction and management of national sales and business development activities. Utilizes appropriate marketing and sales methodologies to develop profitable business in security services; assesses client satisfaction with delivery of services and identifies additional business opportunities; establishes sales targets to meet Company objectives, and drives achievement of the Company’s customer acquisition and revenue goals.


  • Participates in the Company’s strategic planning and provides leadership in National business development.
  • Works with the Area Vice Presidents and other Sales Groups, to identify business potential and determine top prospects for National opportunities.
  • Develops annual sales plan in support of the organization’s strategy and objectives.
  • Focuses National Sales efforts on developed and graded leads and develops campaigns to maximize sales efforts.
  • Recommends sales strategies for improvement based on market research and competitor analyses.
  • Prepares reports on status of leads and other reports as required.
  • Arranges for appropriate meetings and presentations on Company capabilities in relation to existing and potential clients.
  • Creates and conducts sales presentations to prospective customers.
  • Develops methods for presentation of capabilities, data to be utilized, audio/visual approach and pricing related to considering client perception of need and Company business goals; directs proposal presentation effort and may lead presentations.
  • Participates in trade associations and trade shows and works with Marketing and other Sales Divisions to assist in other promotional efforts.
  • Assists and drives financial response for customer opportunities, including identifying costing elements to develop sales proposals.
  • Builds strong and enduring relationships and partnerships internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership when working with cross-functional Vice Presidents, and other groups and support teams.
  • Performs additional functions, duties and specific tasks of a similar nature and scope as necessary in order to achieve assigned business objectives.
  • Travel: This position requires frequent travel.


  • Demonstrated skill and record of achievement in business-to-business sales activities.
  • Strong sales skills and interpersonal dexterity to manage sales performance.
  • Skill in highly persuasive oral and written communications, including effective executive-level presentation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of sales and business development strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated energy, drive, determination and persistence to achieve goals.
  • Ability to analyze sales data and develop recommendations and solutions.
  • Ability to present information effectively and respond to challenging questions from groups of managers, customers, and prospects.
  • Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.
  • Understanding of service industry cost and profitability drivers.
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize sales and marketing data and develop innovative solutions.
  • Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills.
  • Ability to be an effective member of and lead project teams.
  • Ability to use standard office applications software.
  • Experience working with or similar CRM.
  • Strong customer service and results orientation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales and marketing or related field and 10+ years of successful and progressively responsible business development experience. Or, equivalent combination of education and experience to the Company’s satisfaction. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated track-record managing a large national or multi-territory sales organization.
  • A proven sales executive with a demonstrated track record of sales delivery in the Security and/or service industry; or, alternatively, possesses the flexibility to transition successfully into a different industry sector.

Securitas Canada celebrates diversity and we welcome and encourage applications from the four designated groups; namely women, aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.