Job Order: 1530

Base Salary:




Job Description:

Sirius Personnel is a Placement and Headhunting Agency that Specializes in Sales and Marketing Professionals in Montreal.

Profile: Our client provides services and software to governments across the world. We are looking to hire an international account executive who will be responsible for growing the business across the continent of Africa. You will spend 75% of your time developing new business. This involves a long and complex sales cycles were responding to RFP's and RFQ's is the norm. The person we seek has experience selling to governments or international organizations and speaks English, French and has Arabic as an asset.

Territory: Africa

Work Place: South Shore

Products/Services: Software and services

Salary: Base $80,000-$90,000

Commissions/Bonus: Up to $40,000

Car allowance: N/A

Expenses reimbursement: All expenses reimbursed and paid prior to a business trip

Other Benefits:

  • 3 weeks vacation
    Benefits plan from day 1 and 60% paid by the employer
    Dental paid at 80%
    Travel insurance
    Employee assistance program
    6 sick days per year
    2 personal days per year (after probationary period)
    4 days at Easter
    Between Dec 27th and 31st paid and offices closed
    Subsidized parking (if needed)



  • Prospect potential clients (governments and international organizations)
  • Identify, qualify and secure new business
  • Develop and execute sales plans
  • Build and maintain strong rapport with international governments in your territory
  • Organize territory travel to ensure sales coverage
  • Respond to RFQ's and RFP's
  • Management and communication of multi-stage pipeline

Job Requirements:


Development vs Maintenance (%): 90% vs 10%

Road vs Office (%): 50% vs 50%

Languages: French, English, and Arabic

Education: Bachelor's degree necessary, MBA preferred

Training: On the job training provided

Overnight Travel: Up to 50% overnight travel required (2 to 4 weeks at a time)

Years’ of experience: 5 years of relevant experience selling to governments and/or international organizations

Other requirements:

  • Team player
  • Strong listening skills
  • Open to different cultures
  • Adapts to others
  • Known for your integrity
  • Proactive
  • Able to pass both credit and criminal background test

Transferable contacts: N/A

Transferable Knowledge:

  • Proven track record with long and complex sales cycle
  • Sale of IT products and services necessary

Contact Details:

Felicia Sangare

625 René Lévesque Ouest, Suite 1616

Montréal, Québec

H3B 1R2