1+ months

Wichita Office Leader

Wichita, KS 67202
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. WSP offers strong local autonomy to our leaders with a seemingly endless availability of national and international talent to serve local clients. You will have an opportunity to leverage all these resources as a respected office and client service leader. From funding and financing, to planning, design and construction services, you can work across all areas of the infrastructure lifecycle as you deliver thought-leading innovations to clients and agencies.
With KDOT's new transportation program, IKE, underway, this might be the career move you need....Great leadership responsibility in a market where a key client has an aggressive program! You also would have the benefit of working with a trusted and growing team looking for collaborative leadership to help chart the course for our Wichita office.
WSP USA has an immediate opening for a Wichita Office Leader (Director, Civil Engineering) in the Wichita area to provide business development and business operations leadership. The right candidate has exceptional client relationship and staff leadership skills, and demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in managing and directing planning and engineering projects. This self-starter will work in concert with discipline leaders in the Wichita office, other WSP USA offices, regions, and markets to achieve the firm’s overall financial and market success.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing and/or directing project operations
  • Using existing client relationships to develop strategies that position the firm for major infrastructure opportunities
  • Establishing long-range growth plans and objectives
  • Assuring that professional services are commensurate with quality standards, client requirements, and corporate objectives
  • Providing business operations leadership to the practice
  • Leading internal and external multidiscipline teams
  • Leading and participating in key project pursuit and teaming strategies
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
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience required, in management, administration and/or financial control on multimillion-dollar transportation planning, design, construction and program management projects, including program management
  • Experience working in a leadership role
  • Affiliations with professional societies and active industry and community involvement
  • Must be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of and relationships with local government and private sector entities in the transportation/civil engineering market
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental, Planning, or a closely related field is required
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Planning, Business or closely related field 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 
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/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-06-22 Expires: 2020-09-21

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