Systems Area Manager- Transit Experience Required in Burnaby at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burnaby
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019

Job Description

Systems Area Manager – Vancouver, Canada

Our team’s vision is to provide leadership for highly complex and technically sophisticated projects of national significance. As a member of our systems team you will help design, build, protect and sustain the communities across our region where we work and live.  If you are ready to put your expertise to work on marquee projects that will change the urban fabric of our community, then consider joining Parsons.

Rail Systems Area Manager – Vancouver, Canada

Our team’s vision is to provide leadership for highly complex and technically sophisticated transit projects of national significance. As a member of our systems team you will help design, build, protect and sustain the communities across our region where we work and live.  If you are ready to put your expertise to work on marquee projects that will change the urban fabric of our community, then consider joining Parsons.

Opportunity

We are currently seeking an area manager to lead a sub-region within Parsons rail systems business (Vancouver).  This person will be responsible for the implementation of business strategy, project quality and compliance. The successful candidate will be charged with implementing the regional strategy and supporting the annual and long-term business plans, as well as providing Project Management leadership on key projects in the area. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Manages and develops key client accounts with the Business Development team;
  • Ensures that the required governance activities are satisfactorily completed and that the area through its projects are meeting the financial performance objectives;
  • Leverages technical, communication, relationship and strategic abilities to win and deliver projects as well as support the business strategy of the Systems Division;
  • Provides project management, project controls and oversight with the technical director of assigned projects.   Provides management and technical direction for all facets of operations, coordinating with the Division Managers and reporting to the Canadian Regional Manager.
  • Successfully wins and executes projects within the operational and strategic framework, with the support of business development, Regional and Division management.
  • Leads, motivates, develops and builds a team of committed professionals to maximize the business.
  • Supports new market initiatives by developing strategies and leveraging industry and client relationships Ensures technical reviews of projects are undertaken to enable the project approach and deliverables to meet contract and quality requirements, maximize features that will reduce construction cost and maximize constructability, and minimize delivery costs.
  • The ideal candidate will have a degree in Engineering, Business or other related technical degree, along with 15 years of industry related experience in a client facing role, preferably in the transit industry. 
  • 10 years of project and procurement management experience is preferred. 
  • The successful candidate will have strong relationships within the Systems community and the ability to network with both internal and external stakeholders. 
  • We are looking for a team player who is proactive and results driven;
  • The ability to develop business strategies to support regional goals is required. 
  •  Willingness to attract, retain and develop talent is a must. 

Parsons is proud of our 70+ years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and defense. As markets have evolved, so have we. Parsons is a provider of choice for cybersecurity and alternative project delivery services. We believe talent, passion, and commitment generate success. Parsons employees go the distance for our customers and give back to the communities in which we live and workWe welcome self-starters who have the ability to solve problems elegantly—and who believe in our core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. If this describes you, join us! Parsons delivers a better world.

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