Jan 17, 2020
Be involved in projects with our Aviation 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 an Aviation Program Manager to support our Southeast offices. Duties and Responsibilities
•Overseeing the establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required
•Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria
•Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required
•Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements
•Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project
•Ensures that the project meets or exceeds established goals
•Works with the key project individuals to devise and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Program Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders
•Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items
•Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
•Creates overall organizational design and optimizes resource allocations based on the long-term vision of the organization and available financial resources
•Provides leadership and direction to Deputy Program Managers, Design Managers, and staff members to ensure the continued development and management of an efficient organization
•Establishes effective decision-making processes that achieve goals and objectives
•Interface with airport management related to the projects
•Resolves complex issues with multiple internal and external stakeholders which add value to the overall management of the organization
•Creates and promotes a positive, inclusive work environment that supports consistency throughout the organization’s strategic and operational methods
•Oversees the financial status of the organization including developing long and short range financial plans. Monitors the budget to ensure sound financial controls are in place. Sets financial priorities to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that supports the Program’s financial goals
•Duties are to be performed in accordance with the airport’s Project Management Guidelines which include best practices for PM customized for the airport’s specific needs
•Development of project scopes, budgets and schedules
•Lead technical aspects of contract negotiation, presentations and meetings
•Preparing and leading presentations to client and team
•Maintenance of clear lines of communication and contractual relationship between Project Manager and design team
•Establishment of project costs, review of budgets, management and approval of project cost reports
•Generation and/or review of project change orders, cash flows, forecasts and estimates
•Scheduling and supervision of internal and external coordination meetings with contractors, engineers, and others as may be necessary
•Represent respective projects at meetings and conferences
•Make recommendations on project staffing, evaluates subordinate staff
•Lead in the formulation of advance technical concepts in proposal development, preliminary project/program phases, and presentations to client
Bachelor's degree in engineering, or related field from an accredited seat or learning
At least fifteen years of related project management experience including large project experience
Registered Professional Engineer, professional certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) are preferred
Strong understanding of airside, landside, and terminal planning and design and experience in managing projects from planning through completion on large hub U.S. commercial airports
Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government, and public contracts on project-related matters
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients
Ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change
Strong understanding of scope, schedule, budget and earned value
Travel within the region will be required and further travel in the U.S. may be required
Valid driver's license and the ability meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Ability to work within the United States immediately required
Active member of and leadership roles in committees and executive boards in :
Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)
Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA)
Airport Consultants Council (ACC)
American Planning Association
About WSP USA
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
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.
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 is an 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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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