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Business Development Officer

by Fanshawe College

Reference #: SIB 40179
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Oct 05, 2021
Fanshawe College

Job Description

Business Development Officer (SIB 40179)
Strategic Initiatives and Business Development

Location: London
Employment Group: Support
Hours:  35 hours per week.  Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Pay Details:  $38.28 per hour
Closing Date:  October 18, 2021

Working at Fanshawe College
In support of a healthy campus to learn, live and work, Fanshawe College moved the majority of our Academic, Support and Administrative operations online to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Today, the majority of these services continue to be delivered remotely, however as public health guidelines allow for more in-person services, Fanshawe College has begun welcoming our community back for on-campus activities.  
As an employee of Fanshawe College you may be required to work on-campus, remotely, or a combination thereof.  Confirmation of your work location will be clarified with you upon hire, and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position.
Fanshawe College strongly believes the key to maintaining a healthy campus and community, and to protect each other, is to adhere to all public health guidelines, including vaccination.  
As of November 5, 2021, Fanshawe College requires all students, staff, and visitors to all campuses to be fully vaccinated in order to attend the campus in-person.  
For those individuals that medically cannot be vaccinated, please advise us when contacted for an interview and arrangements can be made to participate virtually.

Note:  This is a full-time position (35 hours per week).

Duties:  Reporting to the Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Business Development, and part of a cross-functional team, the Business Development Officer establishes opportunities to sell product testing services and research solutions to support the execution of strategic initiatives that are aligned with the department’s business strategy. As first point of contact with potential clients, the Business Development Officer will quickly identify and implement business opportunities for the department, focusing on managing relationships to drive key performance metrics and create leading edge client experience. 

  • Post-secondary 3-year diploma/degree in Business, Sales or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ previous experience in business development and project management
  • Engineering experience is preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams and monitoring resources and projects
  • Contract service delivery experience
  • Budgeting experience
  • Strong organizational skills, project management skills, leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of marketing and promotion principles and practices
  • Experience in conflict management and collaboration among various stakeholders
  • Proficiency in the use of Social Media technologies an asset

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

How to Apply:
For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.