New York/ New Jersey Area Manager
Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our New York, NY Rail & Transit Group as a New York/ New Jersey Area Manager.
This is a newly created position for a highly motivated leader to expand Atkins' Rail and Transit Practice in the New York/New Jersey area. Under general direction, manages project execution, client relations, and business growth for a large operating unit of the firm, or for a large client or technical discipline for an assigned area of responsibility (typically with annual project revenues over $5M). Provides leadership, direction and guidance to managers and staff within area of responsibility. Responsible for achieving business growth, quality, client satisfaction, and project profitability goals.
- Successfully win and manage projects within the NYNJ area.
- Establish and maintain collaborative and effective work relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders.
- Attend local industry meetings.
- Attend client meetings to represent Atkins’ qualifications.
- Enhance Atkins’ portfolio of work and reach across the NYNJ area.
- Discuss present and future trends and needs for the NYNJ area as it relates to business plans and staffing.
- Spearhead proposal efforts in conjunction with technical staff.
- Ensure quality and budget (P&L) expectations are met.
- Oversees project execution and client relations for projects typically with annual project revenues over $5M.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Post graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
- This level may be achieved by technical professionals or technical managers with 15 years of experience since B.S., with at least three of these years in positions with project management or operational management responsibilities.
- Excellent technical and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to manage individuals and teams, provide leadership, and manage project production. Highly skilled at promoting the firm and negotiating advantageous contracts. Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.
- Professional Engineer license is required.
- The ideal candidate will have recent, senior level, work experience with Rail and Transit clients and industry in the New York and New Jersey area.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
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