Director of Business Development

  • Position level Director
  • Location Toronto, ON

With the breadth of our service offering and the depth of our expertise, Farber is looking to build on the success of our current business. To support the growth of our diverse lines of business and further leverage our deep and meaningful relationships, we are hiring a Director of Business Development for the Corporate Division.

Farber is a business advisory firm that offers practical solutions to complex financial and operating problems. We have a reputation for responsiveness and a track record of supporting our clients to achieve their growth objectives or overcome their challenges; whether a company is growing, stagnating, declining, or has suffered a setback.

For almost 40 years, Farber has successfully partnered and worked with the leadership of primarily mid-market Canadian companies, their advisors, lenders and other professionals. With our reach across the country, and working with a highly collaborative approach, our diverse team of business-savvy professionals operate seamlessly to provide services ranging across the areas of restructuring, financial, human, and consulting.

Whether it’s a strategic, profitability, cash generation, people, process or technology initiative, we are always seeking ways to align interests, working to get to the root cause of a company’s challenges and opportunities, driving and implementing critical initiatives, actively helping to unlock potential.

Key duties & responsibilities

This is an opportunity for a dynamic, motivated and exceptionally well-connected professional to have an influential role in building our business and financial advisory services. Connect with both C-suite executives, across a wide array of industries, as well as referral sources and centres of influence from the financial and professional services sectors. Focus on our client’s needs by providing a holistic approach to the market and by promoting customized solutions across our wide array of service offerings.

You will serve as an ambassador, supporting the organization’s reputation for excellence and delivery of an exceptional client experience. You have a track record and reputation for building and nurturing relationships, providing exceptional customer service and delivering solutions to achieve the aspirations of our clients.

Application instructions

We offer an exceptional work environment, competitive salary and benefits. If you are interested in advancing your career in an exciting and challenging work environment, please e-mail your resume to:

Please be sure to:

  • Copy or type your resume into the body of the email message; or
  • Attach your resume via a file attachment in Word, PDF, HTML; or plain text.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Farber and its entities will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all candidates for submitting their resume, however, only those elected for an interview will be contacted.

Education & experience

In order to be considered for this Director of Business Development opportunity you must possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Business Administration or similar
  • A minimum of 10 – 15 years of experience, with a successful track record as a senior business development professional, from a financial services, professional services, or a consulting background
  • Exposure to lending or financing, corporate or commercial banking, business advisory services and/or private equity ideal
  • Experience as both a developer of new business and a senior relationship manager required, growing and managing a portfolio of clients and delivering exceptional client service
  • Strong rolodex of contacts
  • Self-driven, capable of juggling multiple priorities, and results oriented
  • Encompass our core values of collaboration, mutual respect, hard work, and client first