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Parsons Corporation Director: Provincial Business Line in Markham, Ontario

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Are you a business leader with both project and people skills, and a strong business acumen? Do you enjoy not only leading projects, but developing and implementing the strategy to win exciting projects and teams? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, delivering business to government clients, and working with others to achieve excellence? And finally, are you ready to take your career in a dynamic direction? If yes, then we should talk! Parsons is now hiring a Director for our Provincial Business Line. This role will have you leading a team of professionals overseeing the project lifecycle – business acquisition through delivery, managing our Provincial portfolio of work, and building relationships with our Provincial Clients and subconsultants to deliver exciting, fast-paced, and important infrastructure projects.

At Parsons, all employees benefit from our flexible work options program, with time spent working both in-office and remotely; our managerial structure facilitates regular, open and honest communication about the company, projects, and your career path; and you will have an opportunity to learn, grow, and excel in your career, while making a tangible difference in our local and provincial communities.

Parsons is an industry leader in successfully delivering complex, challenging, and high-profile infrastructure projects across all project delivery models, including integrated delivery (public-private partnership, design-build, construction management at-risk) and traditional delivery. Parsons’ extensive experience, combined with your significant management and technical experience, will propel your career forward now, with further opportunity for advancement down the road. We need a Director, Provincial Business Line who is versatile, and who possesses exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role you will lead a large team of professionals across multiple offices in the design of multi-million-dollar transit and infrastructure projects, will take a leadership role in developing and executing our business plan and will oversee, manage, and build our portfolio of clients.

You will also be part of a larger team that strives to live Parsons’ values each day – delivering a better world through our commitment to people, processes, and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a Project Director and oversee Project Managers and/or Team Leader on relevant projects, tasks, and assignments. Our Project Managers are responsible for the preparation of technical reports and documentation of activity for clients, executing projects in accordance with PMBOK principles and Parsons Guidelines, and promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables.

  • Lead, grow and develop infrastructure team based out of any of our multiple offices (Markham, Toronto, Oakville, and London) in the Greater Toronto Region.

  • Manage, coach, motivate and provide leadership for staff to provide high-quality services and innovative solutions to complex infrastructure design challenges involving multiple stakeholders.

  • Lead and oversee the preparation of technical reports and documentation of activity for clients, and promote technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables.

  • Provide effective and efficient management of relevant day-to-day operations, including scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work to achieve project objectives and outcomes.

  • Be a differentiator in business development activities and undertake leadership roles in proposal preparation including assistance in developing project methodology, work programs, schedules, and budgets.

  • Maintain an awareness of trends, developments and advancements in relevant fields and the broader industry to retain technical competency and provide state-of-the-art services and advice to our clients.

  • Act as the representative with clients and selected subcontractors from business acquisition through delivery.

  • Collaborate with Business Development; act as a key client manager and seller/doer to market and secure additional work with provincial, regional, and municipal clients.

  • Capture leadership for key RFP pursuits that establish Parsons as a premier service provider.

  • Client management of key Infrastructure clients.

  • Work closely and instill strong collaboration with the Director: Municipal Service Line and be a champion of “One Infrastructure”

  • Follow-up on instructions and commitments associated with our positioning in the marketplace.

  • Participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Establish the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitor the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Work with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.

  • Ensure our business goals are realized or exceed goals established in our business plans.

  • Work with the key project individual to devise and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advise the client and company management of any such changes.

  • Promote technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or demonstrated experience in your area of expertise coupled with strong business acumen.

  • A recognized leader in the GTA Infrastructure business

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant technical experience, including 5 years of successful technical leadership and project management experience with key clients.

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in training, mentoring, motivating, leading, and supervising a team of highly qualified professional staff.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Excellent understanding of relevant infrastructure engineering issues and stakeholders’ requirements.

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

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

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!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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