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Parsons Corporation Vice President, Business Development – Integrated Delivery - Canada in Virtual Office, Ontario

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Job Description:

Vice President, Business Development – Integrated Delivery - Canada

Parsons has an impressive history of delivering complex transportation programs across the globe. The transportation systems our Mobility Solutions, Connected Communities and Industrial teams plan, engineer, procure, and construct are based on innovative designs and state-of-the-art technologies, delivered on-time and on-budget, and built to accommodate future demands.


Are you a Business Development professional experienced selling engineering, construction, planning or design services to the transportation markets? Do you have a keen interest in and follow new market trends? If your business relationships include Canadian transportation authority’s and agencies and construction clients and partners, then this may be your perfect opportunity. Our unique, industry leading integrated delivery model is transforming the infrastructure industry and we seek a Vice President of Business Development to join our team. The ideal candidate for this role will have a demonstrated professional history with client business development focused on Alternative Project Delivery (APD) and Public Private Partnerships (P3). The job can be based in one of Canadian offices with a tele-commuting option available for the right candidate.

Position Responsibilities:

We are looking for a recognized Leader to lead our sales, business development and growth strategy for Alternative Project Delivery Projects for our Critical Infrastructure Market Lines in Canada. These Market Lines include transportation and water/wastewater projects. Our transportation portfolio includes road & highway, bridge & tunnel, transit & rail, aviation, intelligent transportation systems and other smart mobility technologies and applications.

This Vice President will be responsible for full lifecycle sales efforts across Canada and will report to the Mobility Solutions Senior Vice President of Business Development. To be considered you’ll need to be a business development professional or proven seller/doer who can strengthen our current business ties; organize and lead meetings between clients/potential clients and technical/key staff; build pursuit teams; be actively involved in industry associations and attend industry events. You will be a key member of our management team, ensuring adherence to internal business development processes, engaging directly in proposals and bids to help determine approach, pricing structure, and equitable contract terms and conditions. This position also requires the ability to be a successful negotiator on contracts as well as teaming and joint venture agreements. You must be able to recognize, and act upon, opportunities to promote our expertise and past performance. The position will require travel primarily within Canada to cultivate new and ongoing business development endeavors and periodic travel elsewhere to attend company meetings and workshops.

Establishing and maintaining client contacts, use of our CRM system, developing sales strategy, ability to successfully propose and win contracts will be keys to your success.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 20+ years of transportation experience, primarily within the business development alternative delivery method procurements.

  • Successful track record of developing new and ongoing relationships with key infrastructure clients in Canada that has resulted in key awards.

  • Experience in leading strategic planning, strategic teaming, win strategies, and proposal/presentation development.

  • Thorough understanding of pricing and contract terms, as well as negotiation experience with potential transportation clients and partners.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Planning, Architecture or Business from an accredited institution.

  • Ability to leverage your key contacts with private organizations and state and municipal agencies within the region and build a robust sales pipeline for Parsons.

Skills and Competencies:

Requires a working knowledge of infrastructure industry business practices and the negotiation of contracts. Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with business development.

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Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.

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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, 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 federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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+.

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

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