1+ months

Commercial Manager

Fresno, CA 93721
Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project.  The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.   
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach, and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Commercial Manager for our Fresno, CA program office.
Provide commercial services and effective claims management support to the commercial team to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget to the Authority’s satisfaction in a manner that maximizes opportunities. The Commercial Manager will be located at our Central Valley, CA program office with some travel required to other offices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that the Design & Build Contractors, Project & Construction Manager (PCM), and other consultants working on the Program are fully compliant with Authority commercial policies, procedures in accordance with the quality system
  • Supporting the Authority in monitoring the provisions of the contract to ensure that contract change management provisions (schedule and value) are being followed such that our Projects have commercial and financial cover in place. Actively monitoring commercial management by the Project & Construction Managers (PCMs)
  • Identifying program improvement opportunities. Developing strategic dispute strategies. Ensuring the provision of accurate, timely ad hoc commercial reports
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Membership of a relevant professional body (MICE/MRICS/MCIOB)
  • Significant and relevant experience within a similar role, with at least 7+ years overall experience
  • Experienced in the use of standard forms of construction and commercial contracts in the USA
  • Strong project management, organizational, and investigative skills to simplify complex concepts
  • Good MS Office Skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Additional experience in one or more of: Civil Engineering Structures, Infrastructure, Rail
  • Experience in Major Program environments
  • Commercial awareness
  • Multidiscipline Capability

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-08-21 Expires: 2020-10-22

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