Burns & McDonnell Department Manager - Substation in Vancouver, Washington
The Department Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of a department within a global practice or regional office. This includes supporting and executing business strategy, developing high performance teams, and promoting the Burns & McDonnell culture, values and mission. The Department Manager will lead the department in a dynamic and profitable manner based on Burns & McDonnell's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service.
Provide leadership to the team; direct and coordinate work assignments and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Responsible for profitable growth of the department; ensuring staff levels, staff loading, and staff assignments meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.
Implement, apply and support company, global practice and/or regional office programs and initiatives; successfully navigating and managing change within the section.
Provide expert level technical, design guidance and support.
Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
Manage department budget and expenditure of funds.
Prepare and present workload and monthly financial reports to global practice or regional management and applicable project managers.
Recruitment, development, training and retention of staff.
Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for department staff.
Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the department.
Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes and goals of the organization to staff.
Responsible for collaborating with business development managers, business line leads, project managers, and proposal production staff on proposals to secure work for staff.
Responsible for overall QA/QC process adherence.
Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.
Responsible for diversity initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction or related degree from accredited program.
Minimum 7 years related professional experience in design and/or project management.
Previous leadership and/or management experience is preferable.
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.
Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.
Must be expert in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Primary Location US-WA-Vancouver
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 230583 Job Hire Type Experienced