Manager, Highways & Roads Transportation Engineering
|Job Type:||Permanent - Full Time|
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WSP is currently seeking a Manager, Highways & Roads Transportation Engineering located at our Calgary office. Reporting to the Director, Highways & Roads Transportation Engineering the successful candidate will be responsible for the business leadership and operational management of transportation design in Calgary and Southern Alberta. The operational unit is on a trajectory to grow 30% in the next year. The Manager role actively seeks to maintain and improve WSP’s position as a leading transportation design services provider through promoting the vision and culture of the firm and in executing the strategy and meeting the objectives collaboratively set with the Director. The successful candidate is recognized as a motivating leader with a proven ability to build and manage a top-performing team, mentor senior project managers, achieve client project requirements, business operational targets, and have a genuine commitment to the firm`s values, and manage relationships.
This is therefore a unique opportunity to grow an existing business (with significant upside potential) as part of our strategic plan that already offers innovative, value-engineered solutions that draw on decades of experience, through your valuable experience building a discipline lead across a province/territory and through your understanding of the challenges and risks of this sector. You will have significant demonstrable experience optimizing the financial, commercial, and project delivery performance of an existing business; developed plans, programs and organizational objectives to enhance margins, workforce utilization, and cash generation. This will enable the growth of the business and ensure client satisfaction and help position WSP in the market.
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
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