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ReferenceIE74257
RecruiterURS Corporation
Industry SectorCommercial and Marketing jobs, Communication, PR, Other Commercial, Sales, Business, Rail Commercial, Business Development Manager, Top management
SalaryNegotiable
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Fort Washington
LocationsPennsylvania, Rail jobs in USA
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted07 February 2013

Job Description

Job Description: URS is one of the largest, global, fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services firms with the capabilities to support the full project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering; a broad range of science and technical services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. Our business lines encompass private sector (mining, oil and gas, power, pipeline, commercial-industrial, manufacturing, and chemical-pharmaceutical); infrastructure (surface transportation, rail and mass transit, aviation, ports and maritime, and water resources, treatment, and distribution); and major federal programs. With more than 50,000 employees in a network of offices in major cities throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe, our broad-based expertise is a valued resource for federal, state and local government agencies, as well as Fortune 500 companies and other private industry clients worldwide.

This is an opportunity to join our dynamic and growing Southeast Management team as the Vice President, Office Manager for our Fort Washington, PA office.

Our PA growth plan is a top initiative and the successful candidate will enjoy the full support of corporate and regional management and resources through a committed team environment. This position will report to the Regional Manager for the Delaware Valley Region and will also develop a close working relationship with various Business Line Directors as well as our East Group Management Team.

Direct responsibilities will include:

Ÿ Creating and maintaining a team-centered, growth-oriented and entrepreneurial business culture that seeks to identify new business opportunities, anticipates and responds to market and client needs, and builds value for the company, clients, and employees through excellent project execution.
Ÿ Leading, motivating, and developing a strong, diverse leadership team, and working to ensure that the team operates as a single cooperative unit. Strengthening the team by recruiting top industry talent. Encouraging and enabling junior and mid-level employees to ascend to new, challenging, and rewarding positions. Implementing long term succession and monitoring staff development plans for the next generation of leaders.
Ÿ Establishing key business initiatives with measurable goals and milestones that support the overall region and company strategy. Developing implementation strategies that engage staff at all levels. Uniting the operation under one vision to achieve the desired outcomes.
Ÿ Preparing office budgets, establishing key metrics, and monitoring performance. Maintaining a healthy office P&L by closely managing and forecasting sales, staffing, utilization, overhead costs, profitability, and cash flow. Effectively balancing profit with the investments required to achieve growth objectives.
Ÿ Evaluating the performance of department managers on a regular basis and providing direct feedback, counsel, and coaching to continually improve operations. Communicate expectations and hold managers accountable for meeting financial goals and performance metrics - all while maintaining a high level of motivation and morale and building a team-oriented work environment.
Ÿ Identifying operational issues, developing plans to address these issues, and oversee implementation. Leading risk assessment and management procedures for the local operation and engaging senior management as appropriate.
Ÿ Conducting project reviews to monitor project performance. Ensuring proper project management practices are incorporated and followed. Ensuring appropriate quality, safety, and accounting standards are being followed. Ensuring appropriate company-wide expertise is leveraged to plan and deliver a successful project. Ensuring client satisfaction. Providing guidance and coaching to project teams as needed.
Ÿ Guiding and empowering ‘support teams’ and committees (e.g., human resources, safety, quality, recruiting, accounting, training, marketing, sustainability, and great place to work - GP2W) to assist in maintaining a balanced and healthy operation and work environment. Ensuring that safety and business ethics remain a top priority.
Ÿ Reviewing and upgrading local operating policies, procedures, and standards that will ensure that the Fort Washington office maintains maximum competitive advantage.
Ÿ Establishing strong industry and outside contacts to maintain a keen awareness of major trends, activities, and requirements within our industries.

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