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Senior Project Manager
Req ID 5324
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Senior Project Manager

 

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently searching for a full time Senior Project Manager in our National Project Management/ Construction Management Business Line. The key focus of this position is to serve as Project Manager on Vertical Construction projects (University, Federal, Industrial, Maritime facility). The successful candidate will be a major participant in all phases of the pursuit, as well throughout design and construction of the project.
 
The assigned office location for this position is flexible within the Southern District area. The selected candidate may choose to be based in any of our offices located in Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC, Charleston, SC, Atlanta, GA. However, because of the nature of the role, it may be necessary to be located at a project\field offices with some regularity.  
 
Responsibilities include working closely with our clients and proactively managing the project team to achieve the overall project delivery, quality, and financial objectives. The role involves being highly responsive in supporting the design and construction teams, while also being cognizant of the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with our Owner clients. This position also includes participating in business development activities to help identify and position the company to compete and win new projects. This includes developing and maintaining key client relationships, gathering, and disseminating market/pursuit intelligence, building the pursuit pipeline and leading and\or participating in proposal and interview efforts.
 

Your Impact

  • Desire and ability to thrive in the demanding, fast-paced, design-build environment
  • Excellent Leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to proactively manage change and successfully negotiate on behalf of WSP
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Strong aptitude for business development and client relationship management

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the successful completion of assigned projects including:
  • Cost / Budget Management
  • Risk Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Change Management
  • Communication Management
  • Client / Stakeholder Management
  • Effective leadership in a matrix organization
  • Managing inter-disciplinary design/ construction/ owner teams
  • 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.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Participate in preparing capture plans for new opportunities, team formation, proposal development and interviews.
  • Manage and provide daily guidance to a team of construction engineers and inspectors, project control specialists, and administrators

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management from a 4 year college or university.
  • 10+ years or more experience in Project Management and/or Construction Management, with at least 3 years of Project Management specific experience in vertical projects.
  • Strong writing skills to support technical reporting as well as oral communication skills are required, and proficiency with MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Suites specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Program Management & Construction Management software
  •  Advanced knowledge of Project Management.
  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the field
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
  • Valid driver's license 

 

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Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 25%
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: RALEIGH - WADE AVE
  • All locations: US-GA-Atlanta, US-NC-Charlotte, US-NC-Raleigh, US-SC-Charleston

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. 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.

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