Strategic Area Manager
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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
Arcadis U.S. Inc
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description
Arcadis is seeking a seller-doer Strategic Area Manager in California area who will provide Project and Construction Contract Management Services to our Clients. This Chief Rainmaker will use their local contacts and market knowledge to identify opportunities, creating winning strategies, lead proposals and grow with Arcadis in your region.
This position has P&L responsibility and requires leadership abilities in business development, client engagement, team leadership and operations management.
Strategic planning, market research, client outreach and advisory, pursuit leadership, strategic teaming, recruiting of top talent, project management, optimizing staff utilization, proactively controlling overhead costs, managing cash flow (e.g., DRO) through timely invoicing on projects, and driving toward the highest bottom line performance (e.g., profitability).
Lead a pursuit team and be positioned as the PM/PD or Resident Engineer for building pursuits in to successfully win a new building contract as a prime for Arcadis. Significant local market knowledge and experience pursuing and winning proposals is required.
Participates in industry organizations and events to promote the Arcadis brand
Provides advice on all contract matters including procurement of design professionals and contractors, quality assurance requirements and approaches, field inspection and code compliance issues, cost trends, change management, claims, performance testing, start-up and commissioning of new facilities and other construction-related matters for the assigned construction projects
Supervises and directs project management and inspection staff and sub-consultants as required to ensure project success
Step into a billable role on a project when called on
Monitors performance against established construction processes and Q/A standards
Recommends improvements to the project cost, budget and schedule control delivery processes
Reports on the effectiveness of the overall contract management and Q/A system delivery systems
Resolves issues and claims through timely analysis and review of pertinent facts, determining alternatives available within existing contractual relationships; and making clear, concise recommendations
Manages and communicates effectively with personnel in multiple forums and disciplines
Manages technical staff in a design or construction project setting
In either a leadership and/or management capacity, the Program Manager may also be involved in any or all of the following: contract scope definitions, contract negotiations, contract administration, payment process, change order control, cost control, schedule control, risk control and quality control.
This position includes supervisory responsibilities, including administrative staff, project managers, field inspectors, sub-consultants and other personnel.
-20+ years of experience in strategy and wining proposals in building construction
Must have experience in multiple types of construction projects including private, commercial and industrial sectors
Keep up with trends in market
Fostering relationships with major clients
Has an established network of key contacts and clients
Ability to develop and maintain client relationships; ability to manage and mentor a team of project managers responsible for a variety of projects
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All candidates for hire in the United States must successfully pass a background check & drug test as a condition of employment. Certain jobs will also require a clean driving record, education verification & certification verification.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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ARCADIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.