Project Manager

Arcadis U.S./RTKL/RISE   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a Project Manager / Chief Resident Engineer to grow CEI services in Texas. Position requires 8+ years' experience working on TXDOT highway projects with bridge construction inspection a plus (but not required). Includes pursing/interviewing and heading up project team for execution.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead an operational team, setting objectives, managing performance and ensuring staff have the necessary skills to deliver the project objectives,
  • Translate business objectives into operational financial targets, producing clearly defined business cases, plans and schedules for projects and taking responsibility for meeting the profit and budgetary targets of the project.
  • Lead the implementation of complex projects, managing multidisciplinary teams and working to mid- to long-term timescales, to ensure delivery standards meet expectations.
  • Monitor and review the performance and behavior of all team members, including educating and influencing others, and take action to ensure organizational policies and codes of conduct are followed,
  • Ensure compliance with contracts in terms of project delivery parameters and scope of service,
  • Analyze and review complex information from a range of data sources, including colleagues' recommendations, to identify how different options may impact project delivery and advise clients and internal stakeholders on potential implications,
  • Develop project management processes and policies and lead the implementation of system improvements for own projects, ensuring developments are in line with strategic business objectives,
  • Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders to identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and collaboration within projects and ensure commercial viability and customer satisfaction,
  • Act as a technical expert within own projects, providing strategic advice to other senior managers, to support successful delivery in line with project objectives and strategies,
  • Manage and build relationships with client project sponsors/stakeholders to ensure all parties are informed and aware of project progress and are aligned to meet objectives
  • Actively participate in client engagement and communications, including identifying and addressing client interests.

Key Attributes:

  • • Manage teams of up to 5 or more people
  • • Responsible for mentoring and professional development of junior staff,
  • • Motivate staff to meet team goals and objectives,
  • • Establish and meet goals and objectives for the team; contribute to communication planning,
  • • Contribute and promote H&S in the workplace by providing, implementing and monitoring H&S practices.
  • • Lead risk analysis, planning and control,
  • • Contribute to risk management outcomes,
  • • Develop progressively more-complex written reports,
  • • Communicate with company staff on tasks and projects,
  • • Experience managing business relationships at senior management level
  • • Review and control project scope, schedule and budget,
  • • Attend regularly scheduled project reviews with management
  • • Understand basic and complex financial aspects of a project,
  • • Proficient with project management functions and tools,
  • • Demonstrate innovative problem-solving skills,
  • • Internal leader for technical skills on projects,
  • • Drive project quality planning,
  • • Able to efficiently utilize GECs,
  • • Able to access, use and upload content to the knowledge tools,
  • • Read and understand the client and sub-consultant contracts and may determine procurement requirements,
  • • Communicate effectively with outside clients, vendors and market representatives,
  • • Give clear direction and delegate effectively,
  • • Have strong written and oral communication skills for complex reports and presentations,
  • • Commercial acumen and the ability to manage relationships with and influence external stakeholders,
  • • Understand, promote and monitor the use of sustainable solutions,
  • • Proven ability to manage, motivate and lead teams

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline,
  • Relevant professional qualification.
  • More than 8+ years' experience, including a minimum of 6 years' project management experience.
  • TXDOT management experience.
  • TX PE License