Vice President Sales

  • Category
    Professional & executive - VP - Marketing / Sales
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario

We have a full time position open for a Vice President Sales in Toronto,ON. In this role, you will be responsible for all facets of sales management in Canada. Reporting directly to the President and as a member of the Canadian Leadership Team, you help establish The Adecco Group Canada’s strategy and have a direct impact on the organization’s success. Staffing and Recruitment industry experience and bilingualism (French/English) are strong assets.

As a qualified candidate, you have proven strategic business development skills with a willingness to prospect, lead and close big deals; you are a strategic thinker and have strong leadership capabilities – including the ability to motivate sales teams. You understand the evolving needs of clients in the marketplace as they relate to staffing; both general and professional, and have a strong understanding of Adecco’s full workforce solutions offering including in-country RPO/mass recruitment, onsite solutions and Master Vendor/Supplier programs.

At The Adecco Group our passion, team spirit and customer focus aren’t just part of our core values, it’s how we work. We offer the opportunity to work with passionate, like-minded colleagues who want to make the future work for everyone. Joining The Adecco Group means joining a family that has our customers, candidates and colleagues at the forefront of what we do. It means collaborating with some of the best colleagues in the industry, having fun along the way and growing together. Let’s get to work!

The Vice President Sales job duties and responsibilities include:

- Conceptualizes and implements strategies to achieve new business development and sales growth within existing accounts.
- Effectively manages client relationships, acts as an escalation point for client issues and is an executive sponsor to several top accounts.
- Manages and guides the pricing strategy to ensure both competitiveness and profit.
- Develops and executes plans to ensure Market Segmentation success.
- Works in partnership with Regional Business Leaders to increase sales potential and cross sell brands within Canada, including Professional, E&T, IT – both temp and perm.
- Oversees contract compliance within large accounts.
- Conducts training with colleagues throughout the organization on sales related topics such as pricing and negotiation.
- Provides strategic leadership and coaches a sales team which is comprised of business development, account management and compliance colleagues.


- University Degree or College Diploma required.
- A minimum of 10 years related work experience required, with at least 5 in a people management capacity and a proven track record of 5 years direct sales experience.
- English language proficiency a must. French language proficiency is a strong asset.
- Experience selling within the Canadian Market an asset.
- Working knowledge of Canadian Labour laws an asset.

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Reference number CA_EN_2_026594_31669

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