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Sales Development Program for 2021 Engineering Graduates

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Convergint Technologies

Convergint Technologies

Job description

Convergint Technologies is a global industry-leading organization that designs, installs, and services integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm, and life safety systems. To learn more about Convergint, visit www.convergint.com

What is the Convergint Development Program?

The Convergint Development Program (CDP) provides new graduates with the opportunity to participate in a defined set of rotational assignments over a one-year (12-month) period within multiple core areas across Convergint’s business. Participants will learn various industry-leading products and processes and by the year’s end, will be well-positioned to develop and deliver best-in-class customer solutions at the start of their careers within the systems integration industry. Participants will be matched with industry-leading experts as a part of our mentorship program, enabling participants to learn and apply the most efficient and practical methods in the current competitive global systems integration marketplace.

Start date for this position is May 2021

Why should you apply?

Our entry-level rotational training program provides a structured development plan to prepare you for an exciting career in Sales within systems integration and electronic security industry. Specific skills will be delivered through supervisor and mentor-led on-the-job training, as well as formal training courses. Our 12-month program focuses on providing a broad range of industry and business process knowledge to create the well-rounded leaders of Convergint’s future. This includes product training, system design, system installation, an in-depth overview of the products and services we provide, estimation, proposals, and much more.

Job Responsibilities

  • Rotate through various roles and responsibilities within the organization on a structured training plan, such as project specialist, estimating, engineering specialist, project manager, account executive, service manager, accounting & finance, legal, OCT and even the field
  • Learn and develop a solid baseline understanding of each discipline and be able to apply learnings to real business scenarios within Convergint
  • Support key initiatives in the business by gaining company and industry exposure through specialized projects and other means
  • Develop an understanding of various types of Convergint projects from start to finish and be able to communicate customer and project needs to operational leadership in a clear and relevant manner
  • Responsible for completing assigned training and development in timely manner
  • Proactive in obtaining relevant industry and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certifications, participate in training events and workshops, and attend outside industry seminars to strengthen knowledge of and footing in the industry
  • Ensure all deadlines and commitments throughout the program are met in a timely manner
  • Travel to job sites (potentially both in and out of town), vendor sites, and customer meetings as required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

Key Requirements

  • Final year or New Graduate students from accredited Canadian University Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programs in the following disciplines; Electrical Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Commerce or Business
  • Ability to work on a full-time basis for 12 consecutive months from the program’s start date
  • Ability and willingness to travel for work and/or training purposes, as required
  • Demonstrated interest in and willingness to learn about and launch a career in the systems integration industry
  • Desire to learn and be exposed to both technical and business / financial elements of the company and industry
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal professional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and results-driven personality
  • Leader and team player with the ability to work well in a group setting or individually, as required
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, tasks and direction in a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent customer service and care skills, customer orientation
  • Solid knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and the ability and willingness to quickly learn new software
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass criminal and driving history checks

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary & vacation entitlement
  • Immediate contract benefit plan (extensive medical and dental coverage, basic vision care)
  • Convergint Day (one paid day off per calendar year to participate and volunteer in community initiatives organized by local CTC)
  • A work environment committed to safety
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • RRSP program with employer contributions (permanent, full-time employees only)
  • Tuition reimbursement program to support continuous learning & professional development (permanent, full-time employees only)

Convergint Technologies LTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from candidates, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all stages of the recruitment process.

Convergint Technologies

Job description

Convergint Technologies is a global industry-leading organization that designs, installs, and services integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm, and life safety systems. To learn more about Convergint, visit www.convergint.com

What is the Convergint Development Program?

The Convergint Development Program (CDP) provides new graduates with the opportunity to participate in a defined set of rotational assignments over a one-year (12-month) period within multiple core areas across Convergint’s business. Participants will learn various industry-leading products and processes and by the year’s end, will be well-positioned to develop and deliver best-in-class customer solutions at the start of their careers within the systems integration industry. Participants will be matched with industry-leading experts as a part of our mentorship program, enabling participants to learn and apply the most efficient and practical methods in the current competitive global systems integration marketplace.

Start date for this position is May 2021

Why should you apply?

Our entry-level rotational training program provides a structured development plan to prepare you for an exciting career in Sales within systems integration and electronic security industry. Specific skills will be delivered through supervisor and mentor-led on-the-job training, as well as formal training courses. Our 12-month program focuses on providing a broad range of industry and business process knowledge to create the well-rounded leaders of Convergint’s future. This includes product training, system design, system installation, an in-depth overview of the products and services we provide, estimation, proposals, and much more.

Job Responsibilities

  • Rotate through various roles and responsibilities within the organization on a structured training plan, such as project specialist, estimating, engineering specialist, project manager, account executive, service manager, accounting & finance, legal, OCT and even the field
  • Learn and develop a solid baseline understanding of each discipline and be able to apply learnings to real business scenarios within Convergint
  • Support key initiatives in the business by gaining company and industry exposure through specialized projects and other means
  • Develop an understanding of various types of Convergint projects from start to finish and be able to communicate customer and project needs to operational leadership in a clear and relevant manner
  • Responsible for completing assigned training and development in timely manner
  • Proactive in obtaining relevant industry and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certifications, participate in training events and workshops, and attend outside industry seminars to strengthen knowledge of and footing in the industry
  • Ensure all deadlines and commitments throughout the program are met in a timely manner
  • Travel to job sites (potentially both in and out of town), vendor sites, and customer meetings as required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

Key Requirements

  • Final year or New Graduate students from accredited Canadian University Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programs in the following disciplines; Electrical Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Commerce or Business
  • Ability to work on a full-time basis for 12 consecutive months from the program’s start date
  • Ability and willingness to travel for work and/or training purposes, as required
  • Demonstrated interest in and willingness to learn about and launch a career in the systems integration industry
  • Desire to learn and be exposed to both technical and business / financial elements of the company and industry
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal professional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and results-driven personality
  • Leader and team player with the ability to work well in a group setting or individually, as required
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, tasks and direction in a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent customer service and care skills, customer orientation
  • Solid knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and the ability and willingness to quickly learn new software
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass criminal and driving history checks

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary & vacation entitlement
  • Immediate contract benefit plan (extensive medical and dental coverage, basic vision care)
  • Convergint Day (one paid day off per calendar year to participate and volunteer in community initiatives organized by local CTC)
  • A work environment committed to safety
  • Tremendous opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • RRSP program with employer contributions (permanent, full-time employees only)
  • Tuition reimbursement program to support continuous learning & professional development (permanent, full-time employees only)

Convergint Technologies LTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from candidates, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all stages of the recruitment process.

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