1+ months

District Operations Manager

San Francisco, CA 94102
WSP is currently initiating a search for a District Operations Manager for our Northern California District that includes San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, and Sacramento.
The District Operations Manager (DOM) will be part of the WSP District and Regional Leadership Team with primary responsibility for overseeing the successful delivery of the transportation sector projects.  The DOM will work with the Region, District and Area Management to assist Project Managers (PMs) in the successful delivery of quality projects in terms of both client satisfaction and preserved margin.  The DOM position can be based in any WSP Area Office within the Northern California District.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support West Regional Management, District Management and Regional Operations Manager (ROM) by providing consultation and reporting, including reporting on potential issues that could impact project or cost center performance
  • Support the region Business Development Director with assessment of opportunities and budgets
  • Partner with Area Managers on all operational aspects of the business
  • Help develop action plans, and monitor high risk projects working with the PMs, Area Managers (AM) and District Manager to ensure successful margin preservation
  • Support, train and mentor PM’s to ensure the success of the project and client satisfaction
    • We see this as a proactive role through developing positive mentoring relationships where the PM’s seek out guidance and support before problems arise
  • Provide project and district financial analyses and coordination with West Finance Manager
  • Assist in the annual budget process to include forecasting, monitoring, analysis and recovery planning
  • Travel to district offices as necessary to perform District Operations Manager (DOM) duties
  • Contribute to the continual improvement and implementation of the Project Delivery process
  • Identify and implement opportunities for enhancement of overall project performance and project management practices
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the West Region Business Manager, District Manager and ROM


<div>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.</div> <div> </div> <div>Experience Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>Minimum of fifteen years (15) relevant experience</li> <li>BA/BS Degree in Business, Engineering, Planning, or equivalent discipline</li> <li>Project Management experience including managing large publicly funded transportation and infrastructure projects</li> <li>Business Development experience including development of cost proposals</li> <li>Proficient in the use of MSOffice products and web based collaboration utilities</li> <li>Ability to engage in frequent travel throughout the district</li> </ul> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Knowledge of Alternative Delivery methods</li> <li>Advanced degree(s)</li> <li>Past experience with Northern California clients/entities/government agencies</li> </ul> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div>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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>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?</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. </div>


Posted: 2019-09-07 Expires: 2020-02-27

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