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Aviation Project Director

Miami

R-109872

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis seeks Project Director to join our aviation team in Florida reporting to our Regional Aviation Market Sector Lead. Responsible for the financial performance of projects of considerable magnitude and risk to the Company. This role will support our aviation market sector throughout Florida for work at our many airport clients. Preferred locations would include Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, but consideration will be given to any Florida location for the right candidate.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • INTERNAL STAFF ADMINISTRATION.

    • Supports Sector management team in identifying staffing needs based on future workload and manpower projections for project staffing.

    • Reviews managers' recommendations to recruit, hire, transfer, or terminate project staff; approves, disapproves or endorses recommendations and presents to senior management for approval as required by established authorization guidelines.

    • Advises project staff concerning company policies and procedures; monitors and enforces compliance. 

  • PROJECT PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT.

    • Supports project staff in developing work plans; reviews and approves schedules, budgets, project milestone dates, and work products.

    • Works closely with the internal technical professionals to staff projects based on client/project needs.

    • Oversees financial performance of projects; assists project staff in identifying potential problems to ensure remedial actions are promptly taken to avoid financial losses and client dissatisfaction.

    • Manages or provides oversight on a portfolio of projects or capital program(s) of significant size and complexity and significant financial impact. 

    • Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the project.

    • Reviews QC plans and performs periodic QA compliance audits.

    • Supports assigned project staff in facilitating work sharing with other operating units.

    • Secures resource support from other operating units.

    • Establishes work sharing commitments and negotiates outsourcing budgets with technical managers.

    • Interacts with executive level government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant program matters often requiring coordination between organizations. 

  • MARKETING AND CLIENT MAINTENANCE.

    • Responsible for maintaining positive client relations with existing clients and building relationships with potential clients.

    • Serves as the primary point of contact to the client and acts as a liaison between management and clients on advanced program related issues. 

    • Prepares and delivers presentations on behalf and in support of the client’s program. 

    • Develops, implements, and monitors annual and strategic marketing plans for targeted clients and projects; participates in the development of Strategic Plan.

    • Actively pursues, investigates, and evaluates new or expanded opportunities for associated projects and services within the firm by maintaining contacts with current and prospective client decision makers; identifies and works toward the resolution of client relations problems. 

    • Reviews proposals and selects interview teams; reviews and recommends project marketing budgets subject to approval by senior management.

  • CONTRACTS AND FINANCIAL.

    • Conducts contract negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.

    • Develops and recommends operational budgets for approval by senior management.

    • Reviews and makes decision on proposed project budgets.

    • Monitors monthly performance against budget to ensure project profitability.

    • Manages the project as a profit center; controls G&A costs; reviews and manages revenue stream.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.

  • Preferred candidate will be technical professionals or managers with twelve years of experience since B.S. or eleven years since M.S., with at least three of these years in the Senior Project Manager position with highly complex project management responsibility.

  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills; ability to manage and coordinate efforts of various projects to produce budgeted profits and overall results.

  • Possesses specific expertise to the extent that the individual is regarded as a regional or potentially national expert in a specific discipline, contract delivery method, particular type of project, planning process, design method, or modeling technique.

  • Personal computer proficiency is required.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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India

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Publish date

02/28/2024

Summary

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image of rajiv
Rajiv's story: Engineering change and leadership in Civil Engineering

Preview

India

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

02/28/2024

Summary

Since joining AtkinsRéalis in 2011, Rajiv has emerged as a linchpin within the water team, playing a pivotal role in key projects such as Beckton and Sizewell C. His exemplary work ca

Preview

Learn how Rajiv has emerged as a linchpin within the water team.

Read more