Regional Industrial Water Leader
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: April 28, 2021
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Experience in developing project scopes, schedules and budgets
- Must be competent in leading and completing large planning and
- 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
- 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
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