Monitor performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions
Lead project resourcing effort working with the business development team and production managers to align talent in the organization to provide the highest value to our clients
Provide strong leadership to both direct and indirect reports as well as solid and dotted line reports.
Collaborate with the business development team and clients to prepare, lead, and participate in project proposals and interviews
Meet with clients to develop project scope, objectives, deliverables and timelines and develop the structure for each project to properly track project metrics
Adjust to changing requirements and recognize discrepancies in results to ensure successful completion of projects
Make authoritative decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive activities of company.
Oversee the financial aspects of projects including maximizing revenue and profit while minimizing project overruns, and collect client accounts receivable within contracted terms
Serve as a liaison between the business development team and the production director to efficiently utilize talent in the organization to provide the highest value to our clients
Resolve complex/sensitive issues with largest clients and coach project managers on conflict resolution
Assert significant influence on senior level decision makers in largest client organizations to effectively manage project deliverables
Supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
A Bachelor’s Degree in business, project management, finance, engineering or a related field
Minimum of 10 years project management experience
Strong leadership skills with the ability to set direction and align projects and resources with company goals
Strong communication skills to maintain shared expectations across stakeholders and clients
Understanding of how to utilize talent in the organization to provide the highest value to our clients
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to maintain shared expectations across stakeholders and clients
Ability to influence and indirectly manage team members to drive efficiency and productivity
Demonstrates ability to consult and provide advice; facilitate discussion and resolve conflict
Strong relationship building skills to develop and maintain relationships with key project stakeholders.
Attention to detail and discipline to maintain project documentation and monitor project deliverables, risks and timelines
Demonstrated ability to manage projects across multiple industries/markets
Mastery of standard project management tools and techniques to schedule, plan, track and correct project performance.
Demonstrates sophisticated understanding of financial and accounting principles and practices that affect operations.
PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CAPM, PE or equivalent certification
Previous experience in a senior management role
Previous project management experience in a professional engineering services firm
Work experience demonstrating success in managing complex, multi year projects simultaneously
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week. The typical percentage of time spent in the office is 80% and out of the office is 20%, however this will vary greatly by project needs.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Since 1938, KLJ has focused on innovative solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. Our expertise provides knowledgeable, experienced support for engineering, planning and surveying projects of all sizes. Our integrated practice allows us to envision, plan, engineer and build infrastructure from start to finish for clients around the country.
KLJ is committed to our e...mployees and clients. We help achieve personal and professional growth while delivering innovative and practical solutions to our communities.
As a civic leader, KLJ supports the communities we serve through sponsorships, participation in charity events, corporate matching for employee charitable contributions and strong support of employee volunteerism.
KLJ is a subsidiary of KLJ Solutions. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company that offers competitive compensation and benefits including various insurance options, 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program opportunities.