Regional Project Delivery Lead West

WSP USA Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 1 week ago

Be involved in exciting projects with our Project Excellence & Delivery organization 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 Senior Managing Director, Regional Project Delivery Lead

  • West.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive project delivery and excellence culture, with emphasis on client satisfaction, safety, quality, and enhancing margin

  • Provide all necessary direction to District Director of Projects (DDOP) (if applicable) to aid with effective project execution in Districts

  • Establish and implement standards, processes, procedures and tools for excellent and consistent project execution/delivery

  • Align with other support groups to provide proper risk management and execution of projects

  • Audit project performance throughout lifecycle to verify that project procedures and standards are implemented and followed uniformly

  • In conjunction with Regional Operations Managers (ROM) and operations, assess and evaluate performance of Project Managers and/or Project Operations Management (or equivalent) and adjust as required (PMAP management)

  • Review Watch List projects and engage on those which are technically challenging and/or risky. Instigate corrective action plans and mitigation measures as necessary (recovery plans/teams); and report on project performance to SVP PE&D for national rollup.

  • Work with ROM to ensure appropriate project reviews are being conducted on identified projects and any necessary follow up is completed

  • Participate in Escalated Project Reviews and provide feedback to SVP PE&D and ROM on root cause issues.

  • Participate in pursuit/initiation activities for projects meeting defined criteria or risk profile. Such activities would include Go, No-Go decisions, contract reviews, risk mitigation strategies, pricing reviews, etc.

  • Work with Accounting/Finance Lead and Team to monitor and track project metrics to ensure that projects are performing "as sold"

  • Engage in PM and PD training, development, coaching and mentoring to provide continuous improvement of project management skills

  • Conduct "Lessons Learned" reviews for projects not performing or trending in a negative direction. Provide specific action plans for corrective actions to minimize or eliminate negative impacts or behaviors

  • Provide root cause analysis of projects that have failed to perform as planned

  • Work collaboratively with Alternative Delivery Group to ensure effective pursuit and delivery of alternative delivery projects

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs

Job Requirements

Talent is the essential 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.

The successful candidate will need to operate from a mutually agreed office within the region.

Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience with a college degree or equivalent experience in the A/E/C

  • industry with an established track record in meeting sales goals for a multi-state region.

  • Understanding of project delivery process within all end market sectors within the A/E/C industry

  • Demonstrated experience of leadership, personal accountability, persistent and goal oriented

  • Strong business acumen with an aptitude for improving processes with a commitment to internal and external client service

  • Prior experience managing project teams and demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity, career development and training

  • Motivational; staff development mindset; excellent leadership/managerial and mentoring/teaching skills

  • Highly organized; detail oriented; skilled with implementation/ logistics

  • Budget management / enterprise business aptitude

  • Experience with change management, Collaborative, drives consensus, Strong communication skills

  • Understanding of the commercial aspects of traditional and alternative deliver opportunities

  • Established relationships with teaming partners, contractors and key client decision makers

  • Strategic thinker that can look at the big picture and drive strategy to achieve tactical objectives

  • Ability to listen to others and identify key issues from clients and silver bullets from technical staff

  • Ability to work with a broad spectrum of individuals and engender trust with high ethical standards


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.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental, 401k and long-term disability insurance 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges; are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

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