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Client Director/Associate Vice President, West Region

CA-Walnut Creek

Req#: 36400BR

Date published: 5-Aug-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: PMT

Level: 006

Primary Purpose:
Directs complex projects requiring global resources and multiple partners or multiple PMs. Manages multiple clients and/or accountable for implementing expanded New Business objectives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will be focused on developing and maintaining strong client relations with a focus in the water/wastewater sector for the purpose of securing new business and serving as a business manager for related projects. The position is in the West Region of B&V Water Americas.
The overall objectives are to contribute to significant business growth by leading the development of new & existing utility clients, leading project execution efforts on major projects, capturing increased market share, and achieving these objectives while providing a challenging and exciting work place for our employees to innovate, grow and thrive

Responsibilities:

Business Development - In support of new business goals for B&V Water, lead and participate in business capture efforts and develop/maintain strong relations with prospective clients in assigned area. Lead development of strategy to target and win prospective work from clients in assigned areas. Support business forecasting and budget efforts.

Project Execution - Serve as the business manager for major projects and clients. Monitor the progress of all assigned projects through regular reviews of budget, scope, schedule, and financial performance and take corrective action whenever needed. Work closely with Project Managers to deliver projects to client expectations. Maintain close contact with client to ensure expectations are being met.

Regulatory Knowledge and Expertise - Demonstrate a working knowledge and in-depth understanding of the wastewater regulatory and permitting framework with state regulators.

Represent B&V and demonstrate market leadership through involvement and leadership in professional organizations and with key members of assigned client’s organization. Contribute to technical papers, industry publications, and thought leadership on wastewater reuse, nutrient removal technologies, and innovative treatment strategies.

Clients:

Develop strong and lasting business relationships with strategic and core clients in the west region. Be recognized as a trusted advisor by assigned clients.
Lead general marketing and business development activity with assigned clients for the development of client relations, identification and evaluation of pursuit opportunities, and development of pursuit strategies in collaboration with prospect pursuit teams.
Support participation in professional society activities with technical input to participants and provision of paper presentations.

People:
Conduct business in a manner consistent with B&V Core Values of Integrity, Shared Ownership, Common Purpose, Stewardship, Respect, Accountability, and Entrepreneurship
Expand both personal and overall engineering knowledge and skills to enhance performance
Mentor engineering professionals in career development and provide strong leadership and direction

Execution:

Lead teams to deliver high quality work products on schedule and within budget
Work to establish effective and cohesive project teams to increase overall project performance
Achieve project financial goals for PGM and technical performance

Other Attributes:

Is recognized as a leader by peers and clients
Quickly builds trust both with clients and internally with staff and peers
Connects well with people …. Team builder
Has a good technical understanding of wastewater and water issues
Is connected within the industry and has a solid resume of experience

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors Degree

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Advanced knowledge and application of PM processes
Advanced knowledge and application of Financial Management
Advanced at leading large teams
Advanced understanding and application of contract commercial terms
Advanced skills for managing high risk projects

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