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Manager, Technology
Business Line Buildings
ID # 12021
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

VANCOUVER

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Manager, Technology to join its team in Vancouver, Canada. Reporting to the Director, Technology, the successful candidate will hold a key position leading the development and positioning of our Technology operations in British Columbia. This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned Technology professional with previous accountability in developing market sector, centers of excellence with demonstrated experience in leveraging marketing and business development expertise across a diverse organization. The focus of the Buildings Technology team is in the design and project management of enterprise technologies such Electronic Security system (Access Control / Video Surveillance), Passive Infrastructure (Structured Cabling Systems) and Networks. Our Primary Verticals include Aviation, Healthcare and High-rise Commercial with a focus on Smart Building Infrastructure.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The successful candidate will expand upon existing National Strategies and create a defined and focused business plan, which will enable the optimization and growth of integrated services to our clients and support the growth of market share in our regional operations.
  • The candidate will engage business leaders and leverage client and other strategic relationships across British Columbia and in collaboration with Western and Eastern regional directors. 
  • Lead the marketing and selling of the Company’s Technology services in Western Canada and develop opportunities for cross-selling all market segments.
  • Execute on the strategic business plan for Western Canada ensuring regional operations are leveraged and aligned to the National Technology mandate.
  • Develop Electronic Security, Structured Cabling and ICAT Systems expertise and offerings and direct regional business unit.
  • Establish and diagnose business requirements, recommending options and solutions by using organization knowledge.
  • Develop operations in Western Canada based on leveraged client relationships and business development.
  • Oversee strategic projects, proposals and quality control ensuring focus on client needs and profitability targets.
  • Develop cross functional relationships, working with and influencing senior business executives and management to build the competencies of the group and increase market share.
  • Promote synergy and cooperation between regions and markets.
  • Create and present clear strategies and proposals to senior management.
  • Other duties as assigned/required.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College or Bachelor degree in a field related to areas of responsibility for the position.
  • Must have experience in electronic security systems such as Access Control, Video Surveillance, Structured Cabling Systems and etc. 
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in a Consulting Engineering role within the Technology industry.
  • The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of Engineering Consulting and Construction marketplace, be a big picture, strategic thinker, and have a reputation and track record for leading business alignment and growth. The candidate should be able to influence, be a successful communicator, and be a leader with a passion to succeed.
  • Demonstrable business development experience within the local Consulting Engineering Environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop new services or approaches to market as dictated by demand.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization in a direct and professional manner.

 

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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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WSP Canada Inc.

 

Vancouver, BC

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