1+ months

National Rail Systems Manager

New York, NY 10007
Be involved in projects with our Transit & Rail team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
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 National Rail Systems Manager for our New York office (or any other national office).
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the WSP Transit & Rail systems engineering practice leads across the country.
  • Work with the National Transit and Rail systems leadership team, Area and Regional Executives for operations and business development, the Transit and Rail Market Leader, and the Regional and Area Business Development leads on identification, development and execution of systems sales leads, proposals, and strategies
  • Formulate and execute business development and client capture strategies, including general marketing efforts and specific opportunity pursuits complete with identification and required staff resources to win and effectively deliver projects
  • Lead the proposal development process including team formulation, Statement of Qualifications, Technical Proposals and Presentations
  • Present at conferences and participate in workshops to strengthen existing client relationships and establish new relationships; obtain an understanding of emerging state-of- the-art technologies and market drivers
  • Manage and/or participate in selller/doer roles in systems engineering projects 
  • Maintain a high regional and national profile


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:
  • Minimum 17 years of related transit/rail systems experience, including 10+ years of experience in leadership, project management, client services management, or business development activities for large scale transportation clients and/or projects
  • BSCEE / Electrical Engineering degree or similar relevant degree.    
  • Experience in client prepositioning activities, team (internal and external partners) and proposal development, and execution of selection interviews
  • Track record of managing and growing a technical/engineering staff and promoting a Transit/Rail Systems Center of Excellence
  • 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
  • Professional Engineer certification
  • MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated Increasing market share in the Transit/Rail systems sector
  • Proven leader in developing and nurturing relationships with key clients
  • Recognized leader in professional organizations

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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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.


Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2021-02-11

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