18 days old

Senior Lead Construction Manager

Miami, FL 33127
Be involved in projects with our USAID Cap Haitien Port, Haiti Project 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 Senior Lead Construction Manager for our Cap Haitian, Haiti project location.  The managing home office is in Washington, D.C.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the Senior WSP Representative in Cap Haitain responsible to USAID in overseeing the delivery of a $25M construction project to rehabilitate the Cap Haitien Port.
  • Supervise, manage and provide technical leadership to an international and local staff in providing construction management, construction inspection, quantity verification, contractor RFIs, change order management, submittal reviews, records management, quality assurance, safety, and other tasks associated with being the Owner's Representative on a major construction project.
  • Prepare and present oral and / or written presentations on the project to USAID, GoH, or other official audiences; prepare and submit progress and schedule reports to USAID and WSP home office; host USAID and other US Govt and GoH officials for site visits.
  • Chair a Port Cap Haitien Coordination Committee consisting of the Port Authority, the Port Operator and other tenants, and the Construction Contractor to synchronize ongoing port operations with construction activities to minimize conflicts and interruptions.   
  • Oversee a local administrative and logistics staff; attend to USAID and GoH compliance requirements; manage local vendors, subcontractors, etc.
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:
  • 12+ years' experience managing construction of facilities and infrastructure in developing countries
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related concentration from an accredited US college or university, or international equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in the area of construction/rehabilitation and/or operations, port experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated communication, creative problem solving, and management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure norms (e.g., quality and practices) in developing countries and the US
  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills
  • Must be fluent in English; conversational French and/or Creole is preferred
  • 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:
  • Prior Haiti experience
  • Prior USAID experience
  • Prior project lead experience (Lead CM, COP, etc)

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
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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