Vice-President, Sales
LaPrairie Group of Companies - Calgary, AB

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Drive Business Development for a Highly Entrepreneurial Company

With 32 years of history, the 100% Canadian-owned and family-operated, LaPrairie Group of Companies is truly a pioneer in its industries. LaPrairie’s business group includes the following companies and their specialized activities:

  • LaPrairie Crane

Hoisting, rigging and lift engineering services

  • LaPrairie Works

Road and bridge maintenance, road construction and mining services

  • LaPrairie Oilfield

Bulk materials logistics and heavy-haul trucking

  • Canadian Silica Industries

Silica sand products, aggregates manufacturing and storage & distribution

  • Northland Fleet Services

Equipment and fleet-maintenance services and glazier services

LaPrairie, which began as a single crane company located in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, has grown its annual group revenues to in excess of $150 million and its employee base to 350 across 26 locations spanning Alberta and British Columbia. Their customer base, which has included in the past customers in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, has also grown and diversified as its service offerings have increased. Today, LaPrairie represents a diverse range of companies in the construction, energy, forestry, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, and government sectors.

With plans for aggressive growth and expansion, the executive team has identified an opportunity to recruit a Vice-President (VP), Sales, who can lead the business development, sales, and marketing activities across LaPrairie’s Group of Companies. Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Business Development, the VP will focus on developing relationships with key decision makers in the oil and gas and parallel sectors, ensuring they understand LaPrairie’s complete service offering and value proposition. Developing strategic relationships that translate into new revenue for the services side of the business is the ultimate goal.

The ideal candidate is a highly successful sales leader with a track record of achieving results in selling industrial services to the oil and gas and parallel industries. Through this experience, he/she has built strong relationships with key industry decision makers, and has supported the development and execution of sales and marketing strategies that will drive LaPrairie’s revenue growth, open new markets and accounts, and enhance market share. From a style perspective, the VP, Sales will be open, straightforward, entrepreneurial, team-focused, adaptable, and appreciates the values and commitment of a highly successful family business.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a highly entrepreneurial, respected, and diverse organization that has passion, commitment, dedication, ethics, integrity, and teamwork at the core of its culture. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in growing the presence of a truly Canadian organization.

For further information on this amazing role with our client, please contact Claire Wallace, Arin Veerapen, Derrick Chow, or Catherine Van Alstine in our Vancouver office at 1-604-685-0261. To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume and related information by email to vancouver @boyden.com. Please indicate the position title and organization you are applying for in the subject line of the email.


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