THE ‘CRÈME DE LA CRÈME’ ROLE ($60,000 – $65,000+)

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We’re pretty sure you know the term … “crème de la crème” is borrowed from the French language, where it literally means … “cream of the cream”.

We’re also pretty certain you know that (metaphorically speaking) the term refers to “the best of the best”.

What you may NOT know is … interestingly enough, this expression is actually quite uncommon in French!

It’s widely believed this term may have originally had additional appeal in English due to the French language evoking a sense of sophistication, taste and style!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Not much really.

That said … our client is in rapid expansion mode and they’ve asked Match and Fable’s Mark Vandyke to help them find a Director of Food and Beverage … who is the “crème de la crème” in their profession.

POSITION:             DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE
REPORTS TO:        GENERAL MANAGER
LOCATION:            KILLARNEY, ONTARIO
INDUSTRY:            HOTELS & RESORTS

SUMMARY:   

Our client is looking for a candidate to lead this vital part of their business.  The successful candidate will set the pace, expectation and attitude of the team.

They will foster a culture of team work and accountability.  Everything from guest experience … to staff development falls under the scope of this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hire, train, motivate, evaluate, and manage food & beverage service staff and related supervisory staff to ensure employees receive suitable guidance and resources to accomplish objectives
  • Develop strong and cooperative relationship with Executive Chef to ensure excellent relations between kitchen and service staff … (and expedient delivery of food to guests)
  • Establish departmental standards, guidelines, and objectives and maintain other administrative processes such as budget, inventory control and staffing to ensure proper planning and efficient operation of food & beverage department and all related function
  • Advise organization in food & beverage-related issues, such as planning of special events, in order to provide the expertise needed for successful implementation of plans
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting on sales, labour and inventory performances

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MUST HAVE: 3 years’ experience in a food service management role (leading, coaching & developing)
  • NICE TO HAVE: Resort / Hotel experience would be a huge asset
  • A true ‘hands-on’ management style


REMUNERATION:

SALARY: $60,000 – $65,000 + incentives + bonuses
OTHER: vacation + housing + meals

INTERESTED?  There are 3 things Mark Vandyke needs from you;

  1. Send your resume to Mark at mvandyke@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; THE ‘CRÈME DE LA CRÈME’ ROLE – 12I81MTCHFBL
  3. In a short email … please tell Mark how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.

THE ‘BREAK THE BANK’ ROLE (OTE: $92,000 – $105,000+)

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In 1986 … Valerio Viccei fled Italy (as he was wanted for committing 50 armed robberies) and arrived in London England.

The following year, he and accomplice, Parvez Latif walked into the KSDC and asked to rent a safe deposit box.

Once inside the vault, the men pulled out their pistols and overpowered the bank manager and his guards.

They hung a ‘closed’ sign on the front door while ushering a few more accomplices into the bank.

Ransacking the vault … the thieves fled with an estimated £60 million (nearly $200 million USD by today’s standards).  Viccei then proceeded to hop on a plane headed for South America … with his riches in tow!

While in South America, Viccei began to pine over the Ferrari Testarossa he had left behind in England and decided to return and make arrangements to ship it to his new home.

Needless to say … not the best idea he ever had.

Upon returning to the UK, he was identified … captured … arrested … and sentenced to 22 years in jail!

Long story short … he was deported to Italy in 1992 to serve out the rest of his sentence.

In April 2000 … while on a day pass from prison … he was killed in a gunfight with police.

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Not a single thing!

That said … since we have your attention … check out the Senior Operations Manager role we’re working on!

POSITION:                SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER
REPORTS TO:           PRESIDENT
TERRITORY:             LONDON, ON
INDUSTRY:               SUPPLY CHAIN / 3PL

SUMMARY:     

Our client is a North American warehousing and logistics organization. They work with all kinds of manufacturing companies and even become their retail arm for some clients!
They’re looking for a Senior Operations Manager who can deliver on a vision of change management.

This person will analyze the current operational state of the business and introduce process improvements across the Operation.  They will lead continuous improvement initiatives and help identify / implement SOP’s within Receiving, Warehousing, Distribution, Materials Management and Finished Goods Inventory.

Based from offices in London, Ontario … the SOM will lead a team of 12 individuals.

This is both a people management AND a change management role.

We’re looking for a tactical candidate who loves a new challenge and has the ability to both manage change AND change resistance; someone with a vision to define a future state of Operations and help lead and implement those changes!


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze current state of operations and introduce process improvements – across the board
  • Process mapping, new design layouts, labour standards, material planning, etc.)
  • Build, implement and maintain SOP’s and best practices throughout the Operation
  • Ensure Health & Safety, compliance and regulatory requirements are being met


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • MUST HAVE: 10 years of Operations Management experience
  • MUST HAVE: P&L experience; ability to lead with financial savvy; understanding of how Operational metrics tie-in to financial results
  • MUST HAVE: A proven ability to introduce and upgrade warehouse process and technology
  • BIG PLUS: Previous experience in a 3PL environment as well as Inventory Analysis (dead stock, shadow inventory, capacity planning, process flow, etc…)
  • BIG PLUS: Designations in supply chain logistics and/or Lean, Six Sigma
  • BIG PLUS: The ideal candidate may have a network of other high-performing talent to potentially bring over to the business

REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $80,000 – $90,000
ON-TARGET VARIABLE: $12,000 – $15,000
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $92,000 – $105,000
OTHER: benefits + vacation + ‘family first’ culture

INTERESTED?  Then there are 4 things we need from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Sabrina Galli at sgalli@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads THE ‘BREAK THE BANK’ ROLE – MCHFBL11D81
  3. In a short email … please tell Sabrina how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.
  4. Please include a link to your social media presence (LinkedIn etc …)

 

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THE ‘HERB BROOKS’ ROLE ($160,000 – $170,000+)


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Born in St. Paul, Minnesota … Herb Brooks enjoyed a relatively successful career as a hockey player.

However … his name would be etched into history once he hung up his skates and took a position behind the bench.

On February 22, 1980 … in Lake Placid, New York, the team Brooks had fashioned from a patchwork of US college and other amateur players took the ice in a semi-final game against an all-star line up from the USSR.

His group of underdogs pulled off one of the most memorable upsets in the annals of ice hockey history … by defeating the Soviets by a score of 4-3 … in what is referred to as “The Miracle on Ice”.

When Jim McKay, (host of ABC’s Wide World of Sports) was asked to describe what viewers had just witnessed … he said … “That may be the greatest upset in sports history” adding that it was the equivalent of an all-star football team of Canadian college boys beating the Pittsburgh Steelers!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Well … nothing, really!

That said … my client is looking for an equally strong leader to lead their sales team in in Eastern Canada!

POSITION:              DIRECTOR, SALES
REPORTS TO:         VICE-PRESIDENT, SALES
SCOPE:                     EASTERN CANADA (ONTARIO + QUEBEC + ATLANTIC)
OFFICE:                   HOME BASED (FROM GTA / HAMILTON)

SUMMARY:     

My client is a multi-national organization with incredible brand recognition!

Based from a home office and reporting to the VP, Sales … the Director will influence the development of the sales strategy and execute the plan to support business growth … while focusing on developing the Eastern Canadian division.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Director, Sales will assist in strategic planning and execution of sales and marketing initiatives to integrate sustainable growth within existing and emerging markets
  • Mentor, coach and develop the sales organization to perfect their selling skills and achieve targets
  • Set clear objectives … remove legitimate roadblocks … and lead the charge!
  • Analyze sales activity and determine action plans to capitalize on opportunities and increase profitability
  • Establish targets for the team … based on company objectives and develop a strategy to achieve same
  • Prioritize and direct daily, weekly and monthly objectives, including sales activities, to ensure execution
  • Develop & maintain positive & credible relationships with all levels, both internally & externally


REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • 5+ years in a sales management / leadership role
  • An additional 5+ years of sales experience (in progressive roles)
  • STRONG PREFERENCE: for experience in Commercial markets; (Industrial, Healthcare, Gov’t or Jan/San)
  • A university degree
  • Genuinely smart … with a desire to work in a client-centric environment
  • Strong leadership skills … a coach and motivator who can build relationships resulting in performance
  • Ability to travel … across Eastern Canada and to the USA (approximately 35%)


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $120,000 – $130,000
ON-TARGET MBO: $40,000 (uncapped)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $160,000 – $170,000 (uncapped + bonuses)
OTHER: car allowance + home office + benefits + some cool perks!

INTERESTED?  There are 4 things we’ll need from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Mark Krpan at mkrpan@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; THE ‘HERB BROOKS’ ROLE – 1D81-MTCHFBL
  3. In a short but juicy email … please tell Mark how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.
  4. Please include a link to your social media presence (LinkedIn etc …)

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THE ‘3 DOLLAR PISTOL’ ROLE (OTE: $160,000 – $170,000+)

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Admittedly … not a term heard often these days.
That is … unless you hang around Match and Fable’s offices!

One of its meanings refers to something being ‘hot’ … as in, attractive or desirable.
For example, “Match and Fable is hotter than a 3-dollar pistol”!

Where did the term originate?
Well … back in the mid-1800’s … gun manufacturers like; Remington, Smith & Wesson and Winchester were selling a boat load of pistols.

As is often the case … counterfeiters recognized an opportunity to capitalize on the opportunity and make a quick buck.

To keep their pistol prices super low … their manufacturing processes and standards were naturally, extremely shoddy.  Mismatched parts resulted in misaligned chambers and barrels … causing a slew of problems when fired!

In fact, in some cases … these pistols would actually explode in the shooter’s hand!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Well … not much, really.

That said … this role is absolutely hotter than a 3-dollar pistol … and won’t last long!

POSITION:                DIRECTOR, SALES
REPORTS TO:           VICE-PRESIDENT, SALES
SCOPE:                     EASTERN CANADA (ONTARIO + QUEBEC + ATLANTIC)
OFFICE:                    HOME BASED (FROM GTA)

SUMMARY:

My client is a multi-national organization with incredible brand recognition!
Based from a home office and reporting to the VP, Sales … the Director will influence the development of the sales strategy and execute the plan to support business growth … while focusing on developing the Eastern Canadian division.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Director, Sales will assist in strategic planning and execution of sales and marketing initiatives to integrate sustainable growth within existing and emerging markets
  • Mentor, coach and develop the sales organization to perfect their selling skills and achieve targets
  • Set clear objectives … remove legitimate roadblocks … and lead the charge!
  • Analyze sales activity and determine action plans to capitalize on opportunities and increase profitability
  • Establish targets for the team … based on company objectives and develop a strategy to achieve same
  • Prioritize and direct daily, weekly and monthly objectives, including sales activities, to ensure execution
  • Develop & maintain positive & credible relationships with all levels, both internally & externally


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 5+ years in a sales management / leadership role
  • An additional 5+ years of sales experience (in progressive roles)
  • A university degree
  • MUST HAVE experience in Commercial markets; (Industrial, Healthcare, Government or Jan/San)
  • Genuinely smart … with a desire to work in a results oriented, client-centric environment
  • Strong leadership skills … a coach and motivator who can build relationships resulting in performance
  • Ability to travel … across Eastern Canada and to the USA (approximately 33%)


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $120,000 – $130,000
ON-TARGET MBO: $40,000 (uncapped)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $160,000 – $170,000 (uncapped + bonuses)
OTHER: car allowance + home office + benefits + some cool perks!

INTERESTED?  There are 4 things we’ll need from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Mark Krpan at mkrpan@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; THE ‘3 DOLLAR PISTOL’ ROLE – 18A81-MTCHFBL
  3. In a short but juicy email … please tell Mark how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.
  4. Please include a link to your social media presence (LinkedIn etc …)

www.headhunterkrpan.blog
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THE ‘REAL 007’ ROLE (OTE: $162,500 – $178,125)

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If you’re a James Bond fan, you’ve certainly watched the opening scene in Goldfinger … where Bond emerges from the water in a wetsuit and after a quick fight and rigging an explosion … peels off the wet suit, to reveal a dry tuxedo … and lights himself a cigarette!

In November 1941, Peter Tazelaar (a Dutch agent working for the Secret Service) plunged into the waters off the Dutch coast.  His mission – to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied casino and free two captured agents!

Stealthily, Tazelaar swam to the docks. He discarded his specially designed scuba suit and, (just like in the movie) … stood there, dry as a bone, in a tuxedo of his own!

He removed a flask from his suit jacket and doused himself in cognac.

Pretending to be drunk … Peter stumbled past the Nazi guards, entered the casino, tracked down the agents … and completed his mission!

What’s this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Not much really.
That said, our client is looking for a Canadian Director of Sales who can complete a few ‘missions’ of their own!

SUMMARY:

The SVP of this iconic organization has the strategy … what he’s in need of, is a strong sales leader who can step in and execute.

Based from their offices in Mississauga … you will manage a national sales team and play a key role in driving the business forward.
Ultimately … you will own the sales results of the entire commercial team.

POSITION: DIRECTOR, SALES
SCOPE: CANADA
REPORTING TO: SVP, SALES & MARKETING
OFFICE: MISSISSAUGA

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Executive Leadership Team to optimize and execute the sales strategy for Canada
  • In conjunction with SVP … establish annual targets for national sales team and ensure attainment
  • Instill a consultative, solution-selling, high-performance sales culture
  • Execute quarterly and bi-weekly status calls with sales team to facilitate business growth
  • Lead account planning / status meetings, re-enforcing focus and accountability within the Sales team
  • Assist with the implementation of SalesForce CRM in 2018
  • Assess sales team training requirements and work with training department to create customized programs


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5 – 10 years as a sales leader (managing a team of sales professionals)
  • University degree (at a minimum) … MBA, preferred
  • Incredible drive and motivation person and a history of consistently achieving business goals
  • I hate this term … but the role truly requires an Out-of-the-Box thinker who can execute … flawlessly
  • B2B / Transportation sales experience is an extremely desired asset
  • Travel across Canada … (25% to 30%)


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $130,000 – $142,500
ON-TARGET MBO: 25%
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $162,500 – $178,125
OTHER: benefits + car allowance

WHAT NOW? If you’re qualified and interested … this is what happens next;

Email your resume to Mark at; mkrpan@matchfable.com.
Ensure the subject line reads; THE ‘REAL 007’ ROLE – (22L17MTCHFBL).
Don’t send a generic email … where you simply change the “Dear Insert Name” portion.
Based on the description … tell Mark what you feel makes you a legitimate contender for this role.

www.headhunterkrpan.blog
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THE ‘KRAMPUS’ ROLE (OTE: $165,000 – $180,000+)

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As December rolls around in North America, children’s fascination with Christmas and Santa Claus is all a buzz!

But … as our children contemplate the gifts they’ll ask for from Santa … their counterparts in Eastern Europe are faced with a far different scenario.

On December 5th, before they hit the sheets … children place a boot outside their house. While they eagerly anticipate the arrival of St. Nicholas and his treats … they also fear a visit from the dreaded Krampus!

Essentially, Krampus is the Christmas Devil.
Half-goat … half-man, … this demon’s agenda ‘flips the script’ of Old St. Nick!
Krampus’ mission is to search out the naughty children and administer appropriate punishment.

In modest cases, this involves a ‘simple’ whipping with a wooden stick.
In more severe scenarios … Krampus is said to toss the worst children in his sack … dragging them to his lair … where he devours them for his Christmas Dinner!

What does this have to do with Match and Fable’s latest role?
Well … (and you probably guessed it) … absolutely nothing at all.

POSITION:               NATIONAL DIRECTOR, SALES (CANADA)
REPORTS TO:          VICE-PRESIDENT, SALES
SCOPE:                      CANADA-WIDE
OFFICE:                    HOME BASED

SUMMARY:

My client is a multi-national organization with one of the most recognized brands on the planet!
Based from a home office and reporting to the VP, Sales (Canada) … the National Director, Sales will influence the development of the overall sales strategy and execute the plan to support business growth … while focusing on further developing the sales organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guided by the company vision, the National Director, Sales will assist in strategic planning and execution of sales and marketing initiatives to integrate sustainable growth within existing and emerging markets
  • Mentor, coach and develop the sales organization to perfect their selling skills and achieve targets
  • Set clear objectives … remove legitimate roadblocks
  • Analyze sales activity and determine action plans to capitalize on opportunities and increase profitability
  • Establish targets for the team … based on company objectives and develop a strategy to achieve same
  • Prioritize and direct daily, weekly and monthly objectives, including sales activities, to ensure execution
  • Develop & maintain positive & credible relationships with all levels, both internally & externally


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 5+ years in a senior sales management / leadership role (experience managing people leaders)
  • An additional 10+ years of sales experience in progressive roles
  • A university degree
  • Strong preference for candidates from Commercial markets such as; Industrial, Healthcare, Government or Jan/San
  • High energy and a desire to work in a results oriented, client-centric environment
  • Strong leadership skills … a coach, mentor, and motivator who can build relationships resulting in optimal performance levels
  • Ability to travel … Canada-wide approximately 25-30%


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $125,000 – $140,000
ON-TARGET MBO: $40,000 (uncapped)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $165,000 – $180,000 (uncapped + bonuses)
OTHER: car allowance + home office + benefits + some cool perks!


INTERESTED? 
There are 4 things we’ll need from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Mark Krpan at mkrpan@matchfable.com.
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; THE ‘KRAMPUS’ ROLE – 9L71MTCHFBL
  3. In a short email … please tell Mark how your experience fits what we’ve outlined above.
  4. Please include a link to your social media presence (LinkedIn etc …)

www.headhunterkrpan.blog
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THE ‘ROY CLEVELAND SULLIVAN’ ROLE (OTE: $90,000)

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While the odds of being struck by lightning are roughly 1 in 12,000 … these odds didn’t help Roy Cleveland Sullivan!

Now … if you’ve never heard of Mr. Sullivan … you might be in for quite a shock ( … pardon the pun).
Sullivan was a US Park Ranger at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

Between 1942 and 1977, he was struck by lightning – 7 different times … living to tell each tale.

Sadly … while he survived the lightning strikes … he met his demise by virtue of a self-inflicted gun-shot wound.

So … what does this have to do with my latest role? Nothing really.
That said … if you fit this very specific profile … you may have just caught lightning in a bottle!

SUMMARY:

My client is a global security company. They help their clients mitigate risk … thus, allowing them to focus on their core service offering. I am looking for a Director, Operations who will be responsible for the operations of the company’s Static Guarding Division in Ontario.

Responsibility to lead 5 direct reports and a substantial field ops contingent.

The individual I’m looking for must be from the Static Guarding industry … period – no exceptions! I’m looking for someone with personality … gravitas + charisma.

POSITION: DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
INDUSTRY: SECURITY (STATIC GUARDING)
SCOPE: ONTARIO
OFFICE: MISSISSAUGA

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct responsibility for Ontario Operations … static security division
  • Manage and support the Operations Team … across Ontario
  • Increase efficiency of operation by introducing best practices and technology
  • Plan, develop and execute strategies to assist in achieving sales goals
  • Develop genuine relationships with existing clientele to strengthen business partnerships
  • Execute provincial and national agreements with static and insurance security clients
  • Ensure operational excellence and flawless execution
  • Build relationships with front line staff and demonstrate a ‘hands-on’ approach
  • Support affiliate companies and assist on joint projects

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-4 years as an Operations Manager … within the static guarding industry
  • Ability to inspire a team … and the ability to build consensus to promote common cause
  • Persuasive … and able to adapt communication style to both audience and situation


REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $80,000
MBO: $10,000
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $90,000
OTHER: RRSP + benefits + car allowance + gas card


WHAT NOW?

If you’re qualified for this role … the proverbial ball is in your court.
This is what happens next;

1st – I need you to email your resume to me at; mkrpan@matchfable.com.

2nd – Ensure the subject line reads; THE ‘ROY CLEVELAND SULLIVAN’ ROLE – (#25H71-MTCHFBL)

3rd – I beg you to please, please, please not send me a previously prepared, generic email … where you simply change the “Dear Insert Name” portion.

4th – Based on my job description … tell me what specifically makes you a legitimate contender.

MY BLOG: www.headhunterkrpan.blog
MY WEBSITE: www.matchfable.com

THE ‘BLOODHOUND GANG’ ROLE (OTE: $144,000 – $180,000)

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“Whenever there’s trouble … we’re there on the double … we’re the Bloodhound Gang.
If you’ve got the crime … we’ve got the time … we’re the Bloodhound Gang!”

Back in 1982 … The Bloodhound Gang was a mini-series that aired during the last 5 minutes of a PBS program called “3-2-1 Contact”.

It was about three clever teenagers who solved crimes, with the help of their knowledge of science.

My sister Manda and I would virtually kill ourselves racing home from grade school to catch the end of the show.

Each episode ended with a cliff-hanger, until the crime was miraculously solved!

Nothing was more frustrating than when a 3-2-1 Contact episode ran too long (usually on Fridays) and the announcer would say “The Bloodhound Gang will not be presented today”!  We were devastated that we’d have to wait an entire weekend to find out how the crime would be solved.

What does this have to do with my current role?
Well … nothing really.

That said … my client is in the investigations space … and they’re looking for a Director, Corporate Investigations to lead their own version of a Bloodhound Gang!

SUMMARY:

The Director, Corporate Investigations will grow the business while leading the Investigations Department.

POSITION: DIRECTOR, CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS
INDUSTRY: CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS
REPORTING TO: PRESIDENT
SCOPE: PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
OFFICE: MISSISSAUGA

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop strategic Sales & Marketing plan to grow the investigations business
Supervise Operations for the entire Investigative department and provide support, direction and solutions
Devise training programs to develop the professional knowledge and skills of the investigative group
Manage criminal investigations and implementation of regulations and programs for select, key clients
Maintain open communication with Sales & Operations groups … as well as law enforcement agencies
Remain current on developments in crime prevention, law enforcement and emergency preparedness
Liaison with other departments and companies within the Group of Companies

REQUIREMENTS:

3+ years in Director of Investigations role with some experience in business development/sales
Possess a current Investigations License / Post-secondary degree
Track record of growing a business line and dealing with RFP responses
Ability to excel under pressure, tight deadlines and managing changing / multiple priorities
Project Management including planning, organizing, delegating, evaluating & time management
Excellent communication skills; to write comprehensive & detailed investigative reports & correspondence
Proven experience directing, developing and motivating staff
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
Experience giving presentations and meeting with corporate level executive

REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $120,000 – $150,000
MBO: up to 20% of Salary
ON-TARGET EARNINGS: $144,000 – $180,000
OTHER: benefits + car allowance + fuel card

WHAT NOW? If you’re qualified for this role … please follow the 4 steps below.

1st – Email your resume to Mark Krpan at; mkrpan@matchfable.com.

2nd – Ensure subject line reads; THE ‘BLOODHOUND GANG’ ROLE – (#7.F.71.HHK)

3rd – Please, please, please do not send me a previously prepared, generic email … where you simply change the “Dear Insert Name” portion.

4th – Based on my job description … explain specifically … what makes you a legitimate contender.

MY BLOG: www.headhunterkrpan.blog
MY WEBSITE: www.matchfable.com

THE ‘NO ARMCHAIR QUARTERBACK’ ROLE – (OTE: $165,000 – $175,000+)

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When you boil it down … there are two types of people in this world.
Those who ‘do’ … and those who ‘don’t’.
Whatever the circumstance … ‘do-ers’ find a way to achieve goals … while ‘don’t-ers’ look for excuses.

As you can probably imagine … I’m looking for the former … and definitely not the latter!

My client isn’t looking for an individual who prefers to sit behind their desk and draw game plans for others to deliver upon. While they want a strategic leader, who can establish direction … they also want someone who will then roll up their sleeves … leap into the trenches … and make that plan a reality!

One thing’s for sure … this role promises excitement, challenge and sweet reward for the right individual.

SUMMARY:

In this role … you will help establish the organization’s strategy with respect to selling into the Automotive Category. You will manage a national sales team and play a key role in client negotiations.  Working with the VP, Sales … you will own sales results for the entire category.  This key business segment represents up to 50% of the national sales team’s focus.

POSITION: SALES DIRECTOR / CATEGORY DIRECTOR
SCOPE: CANADA
REPORTING TO: VICE-PRESIDENT, SALES
OFFICE: HOME OFFICE
INDUSTRY: LOYALTY PROGRAMS
TARGET MARKET / CHANNEL: AUTOMOTIVE OEMs AND DEALERS


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Executive Leadership Team to optimize go-to-market strategy for Canada
  • Palin and simple … absolutely ‘own’ the Automotive Category – ‘soup to nuts’!
  • Work with the VP Sales, to establish annual targets for national sales team and ensure they are achieved!
  • Execute quarterly and bi-weekly status calls with Sales team to facilitate achievement of quota
  • Leverage existing relationships from the Industry to generate leads and business partnerships
  • Establish and direct call strategy and execution with Sales Team … across Canada
  • Lead annual and quarterly account planning / status meetings, creating focus and action for Client Services and Sales
  • Establish relationship and personally attend Top 20 client visits in person, over the year
  • Create and execute sales training for national sales team


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10 to 15+ years’ sales and sales leadership experience … in a similar role
  • Extensive knowledge and a robust network in the Automotive Category + proven ability to lead business in the category
  • Incredible drive and motivation person and a history of consistently obliterating business goals
  • A strategic thinker who can not only devise plans … but can execute them … flawlessly
  • Excellent sales and account leadership skills … with the ability to close deals and manage them to long term success
  • Able to work in collaboration with Executive Leadership Team and fluidly with the VP, Sales
  • Automotive related + B2B sales experience … including experience dealing with Auto GM’S and Owners
  • Previous experience in Channel Management
  • Travel across Canada … as necessary

REMUNERATION:

BASE SALARY: $90,000 – $100,000
ON-TARGET VARIABLE: $75,000 (uncapped)
ON-TARGET EARNINGS (YEAR 1): $165,000 – $175,000
OTHER: home office + benefits


WHAT NOW?

If you’re qualified for this role … the ball is in your court.
This is what happens next;

1st – Please email your resume to me at; mkrpan@matchfable.com.

2nd – Ensure the subject line reads; THE ‘NO ARMCHAIR QUARTERBACK’ ROLE – (28-D-17-HHK).

3rd – I beg you … please, please, please don’t send me a previously prepared, generic email … where you simply change the “Dear Insert Name” portion.

4th – Based on my job description … tell me specifically what makes you a legitimate contender for this role.

MY BLOG: www.headhunterkrpan.blog
MY WEBSITE: http://www.matchfable.com