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VIC Progressive is looking to fill the position of a Business Development Manager. The primary role of the candidate is to prospect for new clients, to develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales while providing support that will continually improve the relationship.

They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients.

Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming into the company. This will require a thorough knowledge of the mining and drilling market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors.

Duties of a Business Development Manager:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches. Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the client.


The business development management position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience, preferably in the mining or drilling industry. The candidate will bring the necessary safety awareness for the job and has to be able to travel and work flexible hours. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office are a requirement. All other necessary training will be provided

Interested candidates should submit resumes in confidence to:

VIC Progressive / Human Resources / 'Business Development Manager'

PO BOX 4965 / Sussex, NB, E4E 5L7

Fax: 506-432-4717 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Surface Diamond Drillers wanted ASAP

VIC Progressive are looking to fill Diamond Driller positions for a PQ Surface Drilling job in New Brunswick in September/October. 4-6 week contract position. Camp. Position will require pre employment drug & alcohol testing.  

Please forward you resume asap...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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Wanted: F4 Qualified Welder / Sussex, NB

For our Sussex/Penobsquis (New Brunswick, Canada) operations we are looking for a F4 Qualified Welder. If you are Self Employed/Not Employed/Flexible to do casual work on the side (as a contractor we can't guarantee full time and long time positions) and if you are also willing to do non welding related labor tasks please quote "F4 Qualified" and send your resume/CV before Tuesday September 10th 2013 to:

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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PotashCorp Video Tour

Our client PotashCorp developed a new tool to host several videos that explore a potash mine – from below surface to above ground! Beyond seeing an overview of their operations, you will have the chance to meet some of the people behind the scenes at their facilities. Direct link to the video

Progressve Diamond Drilling-PotashCorp Video tour

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