Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Lead to expand our team in the Edmonton office. The office handles a variety of projects for clients in the public and private sectors. We currently maintain a strong relationship with our provincial and municipal government clients and wish to strengthen our role with these existing clients while expanding our services with Urban Municipalities located throughout Northern Alberta.
The Senior Infrastructure Lead will play a key role in local management as well as interfacing with a larger network of technical expertise. This is a highly visible role, which balances management of technical teams with the opportunity to make improvements to operations, and become a strategic member of teams going after new business. For the right individual, there are career advancement opportunities. A self-motivated leader, with demonstrated relationship-building abilities, who is interested in managing a multi-disciplined consulting operation, will thrive in this environment.
The successful candidate will provide leadership to sustain and expand our successful multi-discipline Infrastructure operation. Key responsibilities:
Lead business development activities for infrastructure services to key clients including Alberta Transportation, the City of Edmonton and Urban/Rural Municipalities located throughout Northern Alberta
Lead the preparation of proposals, capture plans and major pursuits in Northern Alberta
Serve as a senior project manager and / or project expert on major projects
Manage a team involved in a variety of professional engineering assignments related to infrastructure works in both urban and rural environments
Develop and manage financial budgets and regular reporting relative to the plan
Provide input to the strategic plan and identification of new long term growth opportunities
Communicate effectively with clients, staff and Amec Foster Wheeler leadership
Provide senior review and direction on technical projects including management of quality assurance processes to meet internal and client needs
Coordinate with other units in related operations
Develop existing staff and identify and recruit new prospects for future growth
Skills / Qualifications
BSc/MSc in Civil Engineering or a related discipline
Member (or eligible for membership) with APEGA
Minimum 10 years of relevant Engineering experience with 3-5 years management experience
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in business development; experience and contacts within the City of Edmonton and surrounding Municipalities a strong asset
Strong business development skills with proven track record of winning proposals and managing projects in a fast track growing consulting environment
Experience managing technical staff and large projects
Exceptional leadership and communication skills
High-level strategic planning, organization and execution skills
Experience managing and motivating diverse workforce of project managers and technical staff
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises 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, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.