Vice President of Operations - Central/East Region

SWCA Environmental Consultants   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 64 days ago

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What you will accomplish

  • Provide overall leadership and management of the regional operations.
  • Develop strong management teams in each office in the region.
  • Serve on the Senior Operations Leadership team, and help develop and implement regional and company-wide strategic initiatives.
  • Be responsible for financial performance and manage the profit and loss statement for the CENTRAL/EAST region.
  • Develop and oversee market growth strategies and business development.
  • Recruit, train and mentor employees; manage personnel issues.
  • Ensure superior client service and that all projects achieve quality, schedule, and budget objectives; and interact with CENTRAL/EAST region’s largest clients and highest growth potential clientele.
  • Supervise the safety program and lead a safety culture in the region.
  • Prepare the annual Business Plan and assist with achieving SWCA’s company-wide financial business development goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with the other Vice Presidents, COO, Principals, and Directors throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests; develop new work and clients; and foster our mission, vision, and values.
  • Assist the CEO, COO, and Vice President of Business Development with building relationships with select acquisition targets; and support the COO and CFO with integration of CENTRAL/EAST.
  • Build SWCA’s professional reputation within the region and work collaboratively with other leaders throughout the company.
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create and improve procedures to assure effective and smooth operation of the offices and provide QA/QC oversight.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the COO.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Environmental Studies, Planning, Biology, Ecology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Engineering, Management or related field required; Graduate degree strongly preferred.
  • Management and leadership experience and skills, including the ability to grow the region by developing and implementing effective business development strategies and management of other professionals.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in natural or cultural resource consulting, planning, science, or a related field; exceptions to this item may be possible depending on other qualities the individual possesses.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience at increasing levels of responsibility in management, including supervising and providing leadership for other professionals.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and successful operations leadership.
  • Demonstrated performance and achievement in business development and leading successful market growth strategies.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to and respect for our diverse workforce and culture.
  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the regional office locations.