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Dave Banns

  • Vice President, Engineering & Operations
  • The Headhunters
  • As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Dave cultivates and maintains strong relationships with our partners
  • With over a decade of global experience, Dave applies his recruiting expertise to deliver top-tier candidates with unique skill sets to his clients
  • Dave acts as a trusted consultant to both clients and candidates to shape their futures

Direct Phone: 236.521.4735
Office Phone: 604.682.9999 ext. 329

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As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Dave is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with our partners. Drawing on over a decade of global recruitment and business development experience, his market knowledge is an invaluable resource to organizations of all sizes. Dave has ambitious goals to work collaboratively with current and new clients to develop cutting-edge, proactive workforce solutions. He has a proven record of exceeding clients’ expectations and cultivating sustainable and mutually-beneficial partnerships.

Dave is also a specialized and consultative recruiter with a focus in Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Operations positions. He has a reputation among his clients for implementing unique search strategies to attract top talent and build cohesive teams. Dave has a realistic understanding of how his clients’ businesses function in today’s world and what they will need to thrive in the future. Moreover, he has a deep network, refined ability to spot technical talent and match it with the most suitable company culture.

A former teacher, Dave knows how best to coach and guide individuals he works with. He takes the time to fully understand their goals, encouraging them to develop and follow a career path that is unique to their skills, talents and aspirations. Working with them as their consultant, he opens doors, acting as a conduit between great candidates and high-calibre career opportunities.

Dave holds an MBA in Global Management and a BBA in Marketing. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Big Brothers of Canada, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and is a Board member for The Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres. Away from the office, he is an avid traveler and sports enthusiast with a love of hockey, golf, cycling, baseball, basketball, tennis and skiing.

Like an elite tribe of headhunters, we track down top performers often before they even enter the job market. We are headhunters that help employers win the war for talent. We kick careers into high gear. We have worked with dozens of Canada's Fortune 500 corporations, from finance to forestry, from technology to transportation, from manufacturing to medical.

We know that every job search is unique, and we have the solutions to provide you with the expertise and undivided attention you deserve. It's about finding you the right FIT - and it's what we do best.


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