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Parsons Corporation Western Regional Manager - Aviation and Transit in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning. Parsons has the people and power to move the world.


Parsons is seeking a Western Regional Manager for our rapidly expanding Connected Infrastructure market focused on the Aviation Rail Transit Sector. This position reports to our Sector Manager for the division. This position will play a key role in managing operations, developing business strategy, talent management, business development, and overseeing the direction of large/complex projects and in the area. The successful candidate will be an effective “seller/doer” that balances operational management, business development, and project management responsibilities. Willingness to travel to client or project site locations is expected.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Meet financial performance (P/L) commitments for the Western Region.

  • Making and maintaining client, vendor and partner networks, and managing key relationships.

  • Manage staff utilization to maximize operations efficiency.

  • Ensure consistency in project quality, budgetary constraints and expectations and that appropriate monitoring and control mechanisms are developed and administered.

  • Ensure implementation of Parson’s performance management within the Aviation Rail Transit Western Region, report on the performance of staff, and recommend promotion/saary increases or therwise, in collaboration with the Sector Sr. VP.

  • Create a challenging professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development and continuous improvement that supports division objectives

  • Develop strategic initiatives and business plans for the area that align with the overall goals of the district and division.

  • Partner with business development to establish teaming, subcontracts and other agreements.

  • Support the successful win and manage complex and major projects within the operational and strategic framework.

  • Recruit, retain and develop top industry talent.

  • Demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results.

  • Enhance the organization’s profile and reach across the area.

  • Provide representation for joint ventures

Specific Education and Experience Requirements

  • 15+ years of related work experience.

  • Past profit and loss responsibility

  • Project and staff management experience

  • Technical experience in the area of transportation infrastructure

  • BS in Engineering or Business

  • Alternative delivery experience preferred

Specific Competencies

  • Core values include safety, quality, integrity, diversity, innovation, and sustainability

  • Creative and innovative leader

  • Strategic business thinker

  • Strong emotional intelligence

  • High energy and drive

  • Effective mentor and developer of individual and team talent

  • Collaborator and networker

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $170,000.00 and a maximum annual salary of $325,000.00.

This position is eligible for incentive compensation.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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