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Burns & McDonnell Branch Office Manager (Chattanooga) in Chattanooga, Tennessee


The Branch Office Manager will be responsible for the overall office success, including: sales, business plan development, and growth plan for the office. This position will manage the development and implementation of objectives, programs, procedures and initiatives for the office. The Branch Office Manager will successfully manage the financial results, oversee project management, cost control and client satisfaction.

  • Responsible for the managerial direction of an Branch office.

  • Ensure profitable and sound growth. Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Manages the office financials to generate a positive net return.

  • Manages office wide billability and utilization goals, which includes managing work assignments and reviewing performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Champion sales and marketing activities. Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation and related activities.

  • Serves as the technical advisor and provides senior-level input and evaluation on projects.

  • Lead go/no-go evaluations, ensure establishment of project work plans and review fee estimates. Participates in project risk reviews as needed.

  • Provides counsel, assistance, and problem-resolution to office employees guided by company's policies.

  • Responsible for development and retention of managers and staff. Interpret policies, purposes, and goals of organization to staff.

  • Ensure quality and safety standards. Adhere to Burns & McDonnell Quality Control program. Responsible for maintaining the Burns & McDonnell Safety program.

  • Provide professional support in recruitment and assist in all human resources related matters.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Architecture, Construction, Science or related field from an accredited curriculum. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum 12 years related management experience, including 5 or more years managing an office with multiple technical disciplines

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet financial goals, project management, business development, sales and marketing, recruitment and retention of staff.

  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Administrative/Office Support

Primary Location US-TN-Chattanooga

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 222364

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-TS #M&S