1+ months

Transportation Business Leader

Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Be involved in projects with our Southwest/Mountain Transportation 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 Transportation Business Leader for our Utah Market.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and maintain strong client relationships with new and existing clients in the area.
  • Maintain a strong focus on business development and marketing for both new and existing clients.
  • Drive performance of the business, strategically grow our market share and become a preferred provider to our clients..
  • Be a recognized leader in the local community.
  • Work with other Southwest/Mountain District Business Leaders in balancing work-load in business development opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with all business lines/service sectors to provide the full range of services to local clients.
  • Address and resolve conflict and other internal/external issues that may arise in the office, amongst the client base, or on projects.
  • Coordinate efforts with our Human Resources group, strategically driving the business, managing project performance, overseeing overhead expenditures, and managing the financial metrics involved with running the business. 
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 of 15 years of experience with a college degree or equivalent experience in the A/E/C industry
  • Demonstrated experience of leadership, personal accountability, persistent and goal oriented
  • Ability to innovate and re-think the conventional approach to client and employee engagement 
  • Strong business acumen with an aptitude for improving processes
  • Sound decision-making, strategic and visionary thinking, and creative business development capabilities across a multi-disciplined practice
  • Strongly established relevant client relationships and industry contacts in the local area
  • Commitment to internal and external client service
  • Understanding of the role and all end market sectors within the A/E/C industry
  • Motivational; staff development mindset; excellent leadership/managerial and mentoring/teaching skills
  • Highly organized; detail oriented; skilled with implementation/ logistics
  • Budget management / enterprise business aptitude
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace health and safety
  • Experience with change management
  • Collaborative, drives consensus
  • Strong communication skills
  • 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
  • Strongly established relevant client relationships and industry contacts in the Utah Market. 
  • BS or BA Degree in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in purusing and winning work with both state and local agencies.

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 (and all of its US companies) 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.


Posted: 2021-01-21 Expires: 2021-05-24

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Transportation Business Leader

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