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Regional Industrial Water Leader

Company: GHD
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. The Industiral Water Leader is responsible for growth and execution of the industrial water market in the US Midwest region. This growth will be accomplished through strategic plan development and execution, tactical pipeline development and the organizational management responsibility of the performance and growth of the IW market across the region. The Industrial Water Leader will ensure that GHD maintains a leading position in client service, business development efforts and project execution. The Industrial Water Leader is accountable for delivering results as outlined in the Business plan. This includes but is not limited to achieving/exceeding KPIs for the Business Group through utilization and project performance, achievement of revenue and growth targets, and maintaining a strong pipeline of clients and projects. Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a x IW Market Business Plan that includes alignment to IW lifecycle organizational structure to allow for the successful acquisition and performance of IW work.
  • Ensure a coordinated approach to maintaining client management and project financial systems to include capturing contact data, meetings with key clients and the solid performance of IW services.
  • Promote relationships with existing and potential clients in the Region. Increase business by improving client relationships, strengthening repeat business and completing successful projects. Expand the client base by promoting and successfully performing GHD's services.
  • Perform efficient regional business development relating to the IW market, while adhering to GHD's Winning Work Process to promote growth and sustained profitability.
  • Efficiently manage IW projects, including the development of a successful IW project management structure within the Region, to promote growth and sustained profitability.
  • Collaborate with other x Regional Market Sector Leaders to position, win and successfully perform multidisciplinary projects within the Region.
  • Represent and promote GHD at networking events, professional and industrial associations, society meetings, conferences, and tradeshows as required.
  • Technical leadership on projects as required. Direction and input on major tenders/bids or proactive client proposals.
  • Identify areas of practice within the Region, based on client feedback or market trends (service lines) that require enhancement to meet present or future opportunities Qualifications
    • Must have 15+ years of experience of applied knowledge in Industrial Water management in the Midwest.
    • Experience leading engineering and design of indusrial water related projects
    • Experience in developing project scopes, schedules and budgets for projects
    • Must be competent in leading and completing large planning and modeling tasks
    • Must be a strong technical writer
    • Must be able to work on multiple assignments simultaneously; and have strong organizational, problem solving, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
    • Must be able to manage relationships with multiple public clients
    • Must have a track record working on and as a Project Manager for the Midwest Our commitment to you Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements. Why GHD? Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities. So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own? About GHD As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience. Interested? As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. #Li-PB1

Keywords: GHD, Des Plaines , Regional Industrial Water Leader, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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