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Career Opportunities: Transportation Project Director, for COWI in North America (36073)

Company: Buckland & Taylor Ltd
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Career Opportunities: Transportation Project Director, for COWI in North America (36073)

Requisition ID36073-Posted26/03/2021-United States-General- Posting Location (3)

Do you want to join one of the leading engineering consulting companies, creating value for customers, people, and societies worldwide? Can you cope with and lead others through complexity, uncertainty, and change? Then join us, and we can be great together!

With over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a leading international consulting group providing clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to complex challenges within transportation, energy, environment, water, industry, buildings, and planning. Together with our over 7,300 dedicated professionals, COWI pushes the boundaries of engineering design around the globe.
As a member of the North America team, you will work across the transportation and energy sectors and beyond, supporting projects within railways, highways, metros, marine, wind, oil and gas, and more.
Our portfolio includes some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel, and marine structure projects, as well as program management and construction management. We have hundreds of skilled experts working on projects in North America and worldwide, covering the entire lifecycle of a project from idea, concept, and design to operation and maintenance.


In this position, you will join our global and highly professional team of specialists that provides detailed engineering and project management on numerous bridge design projects and will report to the VP, Operations for the East region. Your primary task in our team will be to manage a portfolio of projects with respect to the project-specific top and bottom-line targets, quality, and client/staff satisfaction. You will have joint responsibility with Corporate Management Team for achieving the market goals (top line) for the East Region. You will also assist the VP, Operations in developing business strategies and the necessary technical capacity and staff resources, as well as, manage project managers in the portfolio.

On a day-to-day basis you will:

Manage a portfolio of projects and clients, and coordinate staffing for all projects in own portfolio with relevant VPs and Section Leads Manage financial performance of the projects and portfolio resulting in maximizing distributed engineering in order to meet budget/time/quality goals Lead project teams and project managers within the portfolio along with generating additional work within the portfolio to the overall benefit for COWI NA, Business Line International, and the COWI Group Act as Key Account Manager for major customers and provide management support to other Key Account Managers (Key Major Project Customers) As part of the management team, participate in periodic strategy meetings and contribute to the development and achievement of the COWI Groups strategic objectives Ensure compliance with COWI Quality Management System, and perform other duties as assigned from time to time

COWI is a leader within our field because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and realize your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis working on global and local assignments.

Your skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You contribute with your experience and get to learn from the best.
To succeed in this position, we believe that you have strong leadership skills and a proven ability to manage teams along with strong organizational and time management skills. You will be part of a team located locally and remotely and require strong written and verbal communication skills to be effective.
Furthermore, you should:
Hold an Engineering degree with post-graduate degrees preferred in engineering or professional disciplines along with registration as a Professional Engineer or ability to obtain a license within six months of employment Have a minimum of 10 years of project management experience for large, complex projects and 5 years of line management or project portfolio management experience, and at least 15 years of experience working within the transportation field in civil infrastructure Possess strong project management skills and the ability to see projects through from concept to completion within a professional services environment Be able to develop strong relationships with owners in the New York City area and have strong business acumen coupled with solid technical skills in managing transportation projects Be self-motivated, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with an innovative and creative mind-set Be able and willing to travel

Please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist, Susan Kristiansen at
Click on the APPLY button and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Please click on this link for more information. To view acopy of the executed Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, please click here .

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