Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Branch Manager for our Nanaimo location. Reporting to the Office Manager – BC Regional Offices, the Branch Manager of the Nanaimo, BC office will be responsible for operational management and long - term development of the team, clients and related business development. We are seeking an individual with a strong operational background and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment, and provide sound leadership. They will be a key player in the organization and have input in the overall direction of the Nanaimo office as well as the direction of the business in British Columbia as a whole.
The successful candidate will oversee the development and monitoring of financial plans, provide strategic direction for the business, coordinate local people & organization and health and safety functions with corporate personnel, and provide leadership in business development efforts.
The position will include execution of project - related work, as well as business management responsibilities. Project - related responsibilities will include project management, senior review, and quality assurance of work products developed by the technical staff.
Maintain and foster a strong Health and Safety culture; Provide Safety Leadership
Manage recruitment needs and potential hiring targets as warranted by existing and expected workload, and subsequently lead the implementation of hiring in the Regina and Saskatchewan market
Lead a multi - disciplinary team including geotechnical, environmental and materials testing staff
Support the Infrastructure discipline team
Actively promote an integrated team approach with the BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba staff to facilitate effective communication and resource sharing throughout the region
Workload management for Nanaimo staff (manage utilization and non - chargeable time)
Operations Management responsible for, but not limited to:
Staff oversight and management
Maintain consistent Wood branding
Mentor and support staff, which includes completing and documenting Personal Development Reviews (PDRs) for eligible staff in the office
Managing quality within the office in compliance with Wood standards and Quality Management practices as appropriate
Liaise with and promote Wood’s capabilities to clients and regulatory authorities
Maintain a leadership role in his / her technical competence
Skills and Qualifications
10+ years of relevant experience in the consulting sector
University Degree in an engineering or technical field of Environmental, Geotechnical, Infrastructure or Materials (asphalt, soils, concrete)
Demonstrated strong understanding of the BC market
Demonstrated ability to manage operations and develop a team
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain client relationships
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, management and leadership qualities
Project management experience in a technical consulting environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2019-38864
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