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Roadway/Bridge Division Manager-Novi, MI

  1. Novi
R-115326

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Division Manager to join our Novi, MI office.

Essentially, if you want the opportunity to manage, build, and lead a transportation practice in Michigan with the support a major international design, engineering and project management firm can provide, then this opportunity is for you!

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships, and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate, and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

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.

About You:

In this Division Manager role, you will manage project execution, client relations, and business growth for AtkinsRéalis’ transportation business with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). You will provide leadership, direction and guidance to managers and staff within area of responsibility. You will be responsible for achieving business growth, quality, client satisfaction, and project profitability goals and objectives.

How you will contribute to the team:

  • Serve as the primary Client interface for Atkins in market development, relationship building and strategic partnership development with local and national firms, and project delivery, including the development and expansion of our business with the Michigan Department of Transportation.
  • Operations Management:
    • Manage a statewide division including some high profile projects currently in progress within the state.
    • Assisting project managers in developing project work plans; ensure project staffing needs are met; participates in reviews of schedules, budgets, project milestone dates and work products.
    • Reviews financial performance of projects being produced and/or managed within the area of responsibility; assists managers in proactively identifying potential problem projects to ensure remedial actions are promptly taken to avoid financial losses and client dissatisfaction.
    • Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the area of responsibility.
    • Reviews project QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits on current or recently completed projects.
    • Assists managers in resolving problems concerning work with other work units.
    • Conducts contract negotiations with clients and subconsultants. Monitors accounts receivable and client billings.
  • Marketing and Client Maintenance:
    • Lead the development of annual business development plan for the Division with inputs from the AtkinsRéalis Market Leads and project managers of active projects.
    • Acts as Capture Manager and support other Capture Managers in developing the strategic plan for specific opportunities with support from AtkinsRéalis’ National Business Development and Sales leadership.
    • Oversee the capture including proposal preparation and review for opportunities in the Division.
    • Actively pursues new project opportunities by maintaining contacts with current and prospective clients.
    • Participates in the evaluation of new project opportunities and recommends go/no-go action.
    • Maintains visibility and professional currency by participating in civic and professional organizations and encourages staff to do the same.
  • Staff Administration:
    • Assists sector, and business unit management in identifying staffing needs based on future workload and manpower projections.
    • Reviews recommendations to recruit, hire, or transfer staff.
    • Manage recommendations for salary offers for new hire candidates as well as salary and position adjustment actions for staff.
    • Conducts semi-annual performance reviews and annual career planning sessions with direct reports.
    • Provides staff with ongoing performance feedback and counsel to promote improved performance and career development.
    • Helps staff identify and pursue technical and professional development activities consistent with their career development goals and business objectives/needs.
    • Advises staff concerning company policies and procedures; monitors and enforces compliance.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S or M.S. degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on transportation
  • 15-20 years of experience in the roadway & bridge transportation market
  • Experience leading transportation design projects for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).
  • PE License (MI).
  • Existing MDOT relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, public speaking, and persuasive ability.
  • Very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to manage individual and teams, provide leadership, and manage project production.
  • Highly skilled at promoting the firm and negotiating advantageous contracts.
  • Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

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/Veteran/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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