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Business Development Advisor

We acknowledge with respect that BC Transit delivers our mission on the ancestral territories of Indigenous Peoples across British Columbia, and their historical relationships with the land continue to this day.  

In Victoria, where our Corporate Office is located, our people are privileged to live and work on the unceded traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən peoples, and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.  

Location: Victoria, BC
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time 
Union: MOVEUP 
Monthly Salary Range: MoveUp Group 12, MIN $7,668.00 - MAX $9,199.00 is available through annual general wage/step increases.
Recruitment Range: MIN $7,668 – STEP 3 $8,515.
Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In exceptional cases, candidates may be hired above the recruitment range, provided agreement is reached with the Union.  
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/26/2024 

Are we right for you...
We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to BC. We are an organization that has a People First approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to  public transportation.
It’s an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate leader to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...
Reporting to the Manager, Sales and Revenue, the Business Development Advisor provides support in the expansion of BC Transit’s prepaid fare product portfolio including ProPASS, UPASS and EcoPASS while working with our business partners to explore new and existing channels to grow revenues across the Province. In addition, you will provide expertise and guidance to BC Transit’s municipal government partners on matters relating to fare pricing and revenue performance and goals through the delivery of analyses, forecasts, business cases, public consultation, recommendations, presentations, and implementations.

For additional information about the full accountabilities of this position please review the Business Development Advisor Job Description

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found the following combination of education and experience allows people to be successful in this role: 

  • Experience in a business development, commercial sales, or related role with proven success in securing new business and accounts and with writing and presenting business cases. 
  • Experience in accounting, economics and pricing is an asset. 
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of accounting, sales, and revenue processes
  • Sound analytical and research skills to perform strategic data analysis and reporting
  • Experience developing productive business relationships through communication, collaboration, and negotiation
  •  Ability to think strategically and identify opportunities for growth in specific market segments
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective and collaborative internal and external relationships at all levels
  • Experience giving formal presentations and the ability to articulate message clearly to the audience
  • Demonstrated considerable tact, judgement, and diplomacy
  • Working experience in reading and understanding financial reports, developing statistical and other sensitive analyses
  • Strong written skills to prepare high quality and professional reports detailing statistical information and recommendations to a variety of audiences
  • Advanced skills in building, maintaining, and analyzing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and database programs

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you.
  • Membership in a “gold plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retire when you reach 50% of your yearly maximum pensionable earning (YMPE) in a calendar year.
  • Access to fitness and lifestyle centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health.
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and health and wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health.
  • A complimentary employee bus pass (plus taxable dependent passes).
  • A corporate learning and development program to help you in continuous career growth
  • An employee recognition program where we all recognize each other's successes (not just your Leaders!).
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria.

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will take place between June 5th and 6th. 
  • An assignment or presentation may be included as part of the recruitment process.
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • An eligibility list may be established for future full time regular and full time temporary vacancies
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please contact to let us know how we can assist you.
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible.

At BC Transit, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you’re excited about this role and you have a combination of education and experience that you feel would fulfill its requirements, we encourage you to apply. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.