Overview

Requisition ID 17568BR Job Title West Central Delivery Lead Job Site Location Texas – Houston Home Office Location Houston, TX Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Job Description CDM Smith has an exciting opportunity for a West Central Delivery Lead.  This position is part of the leadership team of the West Central Group of the North American Unit (NAU) reporting to the West Group’s Delivery Director, Ian Stott.  We are presently considering candidates who are currently based, or will relocate to a CDM Smith office residing in the West Central Area.  The key responsibilities of this position will be to: Lead, train, and develop project delivery teams working on West Central Group service and construction projects, such that annual revenue, profit and cash management goals are met Drive clilent satisfaction and repeat busienss opportunities through pre-eminent project execution Drive project quality through proactive, preemptive, and preventative business processes Manage the West Central Group’s Project Portfolio Leaders and take on a Project Portfolio load equal to $20 to $30 million in annual revenue Support the sales process through the active development of leads as a part of the project delivery process Work effectively with West Central Group sales teams to support area sales and business development goals Identify, avoid and mitigate project delivery risks and know how to appropriately price residual risk Engage NAU, TSU, CCI, and OGC business partners, as applicable, and in a timely manner, to assist in project execution (e.g. legal reviews of RFPs and contracts, teaming agreements, JV agreements, financial reviews of potential teaming partners, quality reviews, pricing strategy, resource identification ect.) Foster a learning organization through teaching, coaching, and implementation of lessons learned Provide input and leadership during the annual budget process Drive staff retention, hiring and growth through improved staff engagement Manage the human capital needs of the West Central Group’s delivery organization (ie. Project Portfolio Leaders, Project Managers, Financial Manager, and Administrative Personnel) Foster collaboration between TSU and CCI on project delivery issues, including the mentoring and development of TSU and CCI staff that may migrate to NAU in the future Manage the P&L of the West Central Group  in partnership with the West Central Group’s Sales Leader Drive the business case for change in your own words and deeds **We are open to considering candidates to be based in one of the following West Central offices  – Houston, Dallas, Austin, El Paso, San Antonio, Ft. Worth, Oklahoma City, Wichita, Omaha,  Helena,  Denver, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, St. Louis, or Kansas City**  Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline At least 15 years of professional experience in a project delivery leadership role and engineering management experience in Water, Environmental, and/or Infrastructure sectors PE License or AICP Certification Demonstrated abiltiy to communicate and operate effectively with peers in a matrix-type organization Demonstrated leadership experience in organizations associated with Water, Environmental, and/or Infrastructure sectors Demonstrated understanding of financial project management tools and project execution policies, procedures, and best practices. Knowledge and understanding of Profit and Loss Statements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Self-directed, motivated, mission-driven with a positive attitude. Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in an Engineering discipline and/or Business Administration 15+ years of professional experience in a project delivery leadership role and engineering management in Water, Environmental and Infrastructure sectors  PMP Certification Experience with Project Delivery Systems Experience in Program Management Systems Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular Amount of Travel Required 40% EEO Statement We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Agency Disclaimer All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.