Amec Foster Wheeler currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Director for our US Government Construction Group who will lead the delivery of infrastructure Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) projects for Government clients overseas. The Project Director will have P&L responsibility for a portfolio of construction projects located internationally, including Europe, Middle East, Africa, and/or Asia/Pacific. This position reports to the Senior Vice President for U.S. Government Construction.
This role has overall responsibility for business development, profit and loss, project operations, and coordination of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects in order to meet and/or exceed client expectations. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.
The successful applicant must have willingness to travel, for varying durations and at times, to remote and austere locations worldwide.
Oversee company operations and Joint Ventures, provide leadership and guidance for multiple construction projects across the globe
Develop and interact with key Government Clients, developing and building additional work within existing projects and existing clients
Developing and maintaining relationships and communication channels with clients, stake holders, and internal personnel to ensure that work flows smoothly and to build strong project delivery teams and long term relationships with customers
Recruit and retain key personnel through effective leadership and visibility in the marketplace. Locate, recruit, hire, mentor, and manage key talent to support projects
Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to measure success of the project portfolio; monitor performance against KPIs and develop appropriate actions
Coordinates across the Amec Foster Wheeler businesses to identify, acquire, and deliver work in accordance with the Amec Foster Wheeler Operating Model; Leverage Amec Foster Wheeler capabilities from across the globe to offer services and increase market share
Manages the coordination of geographically dispersed project teams to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects in order to meet and/or exceed client expectations
Be the role model for the standards and behaviors within the business, particularly working pro-actively and collaboratively with other businesses in the best overall interest of Amec Foster Wheeler
Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements (both U.S. and local)
Skills / Qualifications
US citizenship is required
BS in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field required
Certification in an internationally recognized project management association is desirable
At least 20 years of experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience, including more than 15 years direct supervision of construction projects
Experience managing construction projects for US Government, including U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of State (including USAID), in overseas locations
Knowledge of principles and techniques of multi-project service disciplines and knowledge of competing and alternative project management techniques
Must be familiar in the use of Project Controls systems including Primavera P6
Previous P&L experience including line management
A willingness to travel, for varying durations and at times to remote locations
Fluency in English Language is required; Knowledge of other languages is desirable
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.
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