The ideal candidate will be a trusted advisor in providing input and guidance for SWCA, with the opportunity to provide a true value-add impact on the organization's culture
Serve as project principal, project manager, and SME, as needed, to grow the practice, meet service obligations, build corporate qualifications and mentor staff
Grow a dedicated team that forms a practice organized to serve clients, capture opportunities, drive market penetration and technically deliver on obligations
Deliver projects within a management framework that enables the practice to thrive with respect to quality, safety, cost, administrative support and policy compliance Lead environmental compliance teams to successfully complete large-scale and/or local-scale disaster recovery or resiliency efforts, from initiation to completion
Identify existing SWCA clients with the potential to implement DR services and work with local SWCA office managers to market them effectively
Provide a focused vision to SWCA partners and clients on designing and implementing realistic DR projects
Pre-position SWCA for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding for new Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery or Mitigation Programs (CDBG-DR/MIT) projects across SWCA's office geographies
Meet client and market needs by working with SWCA leadership in a collaborative manner.
Establish relationships within the architect-engineer and Engineering, Procurement and Construction communities serving DR clients
Speak at industry events and maintain active memberships in key organizations including committee chairs, local chapter involvements and publication submissions
Work with SWCA's Senior Vice President (SVP) and Vice President (VP) of Business Development Resources and the Vice President of Marketing to develop multi-media content, branding and attend key client or partner meetings
This position will report directly to the SVP or VP of Business Development Resources
Experience and qualifications for success
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree or higher preferred
A minimum of ten (10) years of environmental services experience in the disaster or resiliency markets
Availability to travel throughout the U.S.
Demonstrated understanding of Federal, State and/or Local funding/contracting services, including Texas General Land Office (GLO) programs, funding for programs associated with the California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) and other similar State or County-level funding resources across the U.S.
Can demonstrate knowledge of resiliency program, FEMA and/or CDBG-DR/MIT environmental practices and their underlying regulatory guidelines