Responsible for influencing and implementing strategy as well as provides leadership to a regional/ global Project Management Office and Project Controls group for multiple production offices within a medium to large division. This includes but is not limited to, operations resource management, regional operations strategy, proposal preparation, contract negotiations, project management and execution, establishing best practices, policies and procedures, and staff management and development. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Develops, manages, and implements Project Management Office (PMO) and Project Contorls (PJC) operations strategy regarding productivity for project execution, processes, and project tools, to accelerate and increase Project Gross Margin (PGM) and improve and maintain productivity levels in conjunction with Operations Leadership Team.
Provides leadership to PJC group and in cooperation with Project Directors, oversees project management and execution of projects to ensure quality of product and client satisfaction.
Will select and guide PMO representatives, run project reviews, manage effectiveness of PEP reviews and all other PM risk management activities.
Ensures business line and corporate policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines are implemented.
Develops, influences, and implements recruitment and staffing strategy for assigned region, manages and leads staff which includes hiring, terminations, and promotions; develops, influences, and implements training and retention/recognition strategies; evaluates staffing and compensation levels relative to productivity.
Leads performance management process for PJC staff including individual goal setting and development planning, performance feedback, and implementation of the annual and mid-year performance review process.
Influences Project Gross Margin (PGM) budget. Manages, influences, and may establish various budgets including revenue and overhead.
In cooperation with Project Controls Department Head, oversees merit and bonus distribution for PJC staff ensuring internal equity while adhering to budget and corporate guidelines. Implements compensation actions including merit increases, promotions, bonuses, and salary adjustments.
Serves on various sector and division teams or committees.
May serve in project advisory role on selected major pursuits or projects in technical or management areas of personal expertise. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in related technical discipline, such as engineering. 10+ years progressive engineering management or project management experience. Industry experience required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. Preferred Job Qualifications Office operations or department management experience preferred.
Solid technical knowledge of tools, processes, and procedures for commercial aspects including project controls, engineering, and estimating Basic understanding of information technology issues and software
Solid industry knowledge General business acumen Strong financial acumen, understanding of financials such as Project Gross Margin (PGM), revenue, overhead costs, and division/department income statements
Strong knowledge of budgeting process and systems
Knowledge of management techniques and administrative practices
Good knowledge of risk management and commercial issues
Knowledge of Company programs, policies, processes, and organizational structure
Basic knowledge of division administrative policies and procedures Basic knowledge of Human Resource programs, policies, and procedures
Good client service skills; ability to develop and maintain key relationships; negotiation and influencing skills
Good strategic and business planning skills
Good problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve) Conflict management skills
Knowledge of change management methodologies
Project management skills
Leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising) EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females Locations MO-Kansas City Recruiter Bonnie Turcotte
Black & Veatch Corporation