Senior Solid Waste Professional at GHD in Plainville, Connecticut

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD's solid waste service is growing throughout North America. Our Northeast region is looking for a Senior Solid Waste Professional to manage the growth and delivery of solid waste services throughout the region. This position can be based in Pennsylavnia, New Jersey, Massachusetts or Connecticut. The focus will be on several key areas: development of plans and roadmaps in this regional market, broadening relationships with existing clients, developing new clients and projects in traditional service offerings while at the same time keeping at the forefront of organics, alternative waste treatment projects, and renewables in the region.

As a Solid Waste Professional, you will have a broad understanding of public and private waste operations in the Northeast region and a history of successful project development and implementation. You will possess not only the technical and project management expertise but the business development skills to help foster expansion of GHDs current service offerings to our private sector and public sector clients.

Additional responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Serves as the Project Director on technical projects, assist client manager for key clients and develops/executes associated client engagement plans
  • Collaborates with Regional Market Leaders, Client Resource Managers, Service Line Leaders, and Client Sector Leaders to achieve excellent business outcomes
  • Develops and mentors junior and/or rising talent within the Business Group
  • Pre-positions for projects, develops opportunities, and obtains RFPs
  • Develops responses to RFPs, scope of work packages, budgets, and progress reports
  • Drives project teams to provide successful and technically sound project deliveries to meet and exceed client and GHD requirements
  • Drives financial performance with respect to contribution; monitors, tracks, and manages opportunities, backlog, utilization, AR/DSO, variances, and markups
  • Manages, mitigates, and reports on risks within the Business Group
  • Adheres to GHD Management Systems for Safety, Integrity, Quality, and Environment
  • Drives positive client interaction, as verified through client surveys

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the solid waste market with strong connections in the Northeast
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience delivering projects in Northeast market
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; proven ability to develop, mentor and lead professional technical staff

Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture. We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.