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Senior Vice President - Office Managing Director

Houston, TX 77002
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!
Senior Vice President – Office Managing Director - Houston, TX
WSP, an award‑winning and innovative multi‑disciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for a Senior Vice President and be the Office Managing Director of the Houston office. WSP works around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on intelligent building systems, sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.
Position Summary:
As a Senior Vice President (SVP), you will be the Office Managing Director on day-to-day operations of the Houston Office.  In addition, the SVP will be expected to lead the design on a variety of project types, and will also be expected to lead larger multi-discipline teams as the Project Manager/Project Principal, directly interfacing with the client. 
As Project Manager/Project Principal, the SVP will regularly meet with clients, organize in-house resources, develop project proposals and budgets, mentor junior staff, prepare technical reports/specifications. The SVP will be tasked with contributing to the overall business development of the office. 
The SVP should have extensive experience in MEP design for large scale projects in a variety of sectors. Project experience should include active participation from the design phase through the final construction close-out.
The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to our clients. Specifically, the SVP will be responsible for building and maintaining a network of client relationships such that we receive RFP’s for new work and repeat business from those clients, and leads about other work. 
With the assistance of our marketing department, prepare responses to RFPs including preparation of technical fee proposals, preparation and delivery of interviews, development of marketing packages, etc.   Participate in internal marketing meetings to coordinate business development activities with other offices, and assist other offices as required in the pursuit of work.  


<div><strong>Requirements</strong>: </div> <div> </div> <div>15+ years’ experience in progressively responsible roles in a multi-office Building Services engineering firm.</div> <div>A track record of successful management of large-scale projects with appropriate references.</div> <div>Dynamic personality and approach to business development.</div> <div>Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a strongly developed understanding of practice area, client’s businesses, competitors, and the industry at large.</div> <div>Maintains strong relationships with clients and external professional and industry groups.</div> <div>Extensive and successful business development experience.</div> <div>Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</div> <div>Proven track record of team building and executive leadership.</div> <div>PE License is required. </div> <div>BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. </div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Preferred Experience</strong>:</div> <div> </div> <div>LEED Certification is preferred.</div> <div> </div> <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> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </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 – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div> <div>#LI- LP1</div> </div>


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-12-06

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