Architectural/Engineering Operations Principal - Winnipeg, MB Office | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Architectural/Engineering Operations Principal - Winnipeg, MB Office

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AECOM's Architectural Design practice Buildings + Places (B+P) is seeking an Architectural/Engineering Operations Principal for our Winnipeg office.

Job Summary

The AECOM B+P Operations Manager, Winnipeg is the Operational leader responsible for the growth and successful performance of our Architectural design practice’s Winnipeg office.

Key responsibilities associated with this role will include:

Operational management and overall strategic direction of the Winnipeg office to ensure financial profitability, leading and driving a proactive culture focused on business development activities positioning the office for sustained and profitable growth, overseeing the technical practice and engaged in the effective management and delivery of projects within the office.

This individual will provide  business development support, developing and maintaining contracts, in addition to technical direction to key project personnel;  and be involved in  planning, developing and coordinating project related activities.

Major Responsibilities

Provides day-to-day operational business unit management for the specific office or for specific offices (Net Revenues, EBITA, Utilization, Project Margin, Overhead Expenditures; Backlog growth; AR Collections)
Coordinates with market segment staff within the Area on pursuits and client development
Supports the Area Business Unit Leader for teaming partnerships on major pursuits within office service area
Leads and manages client relationship development within the office service area
Develop a staff mix to execute current and future projects
Serves as “Face” of AECOM in the office service area in support of sales and top-line growth
Provides geopolitical and civil leadership/presence for the office service area
Manages the effective management and delivery of projects within office service area for business unit
Collaborates with other Operations Managers in office to support sales and top-line growth as well as sharing of resources as needed
Leads strong focus on clients, a commitment to excellence and innovation, establishes a safe and healthy work environment, and strong engagement of employees
Engages Area business services as necessary
Regular communication with staff to ensure that all initiatives are delivered and executed in a positive and effective manner
Provide leadership as required to key project personnel to meet client objectives on complex  projects
At the strategic level, provides input and executes the strategic plan to help grow and lead the Buildings + Places business
Write and coordinate winning proposals, attract new clients and retain current clients as required


Minimum Requirements

Preferred Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/Engineering (or related field.) Advanced Degree a strong asset.

At least 10 years of relevant experience directing multiple projects of various types and complexities, including 2 years of leadership experience.

Ability to lead and drive growth of the business

Strong business acumen, leadership and experience managing teams

Proven experience leading a team thorough all phases of a project

Excellent communication(both verbal and written) and organizational skills

Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

Ability to multi-task combined with strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

Skilled in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Outlook

High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning

Additional information

Company is unable to cover any relocation expenses incurred to take up this position
Company work sponsorship is not available for this position

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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