• Title
    PD&E Service Line Head Americas
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking a PD&E Service Line Head, Americas. This individual will serve as primary expert, and he/she will play a key role in helping to grow the Project Development & Environment market.

    • Responsible for the technical content, knowledge management and delivery of work product in the PD&E Service Line in the Americas.
    • Ensures the projects are delivered to the required standard, and that standardization is maintained from a global service line perspective.
    • Leads business development activities for the PD&E Service Line in the Americas.
    • Works with Operations and BD team to develop and execute conference and road-show strategy.
    • Work with Operations to constantly improve scope and depth of deliverables of services in Service Line to ensure continued product and cost competitiveness.
    • Serves as primary expert on PD&E Service Line for Americas and retains final say on technical matters within category.
    • Ensures coordination with other global service line heads for quality and control.
    • Continuously stays abreast of Global PD&E Service Line through Global PD&E Director (Stewart Alexander).
    • Provide competent technical advice on renewable energy projects and appropriate engineering guidance to team members within Service Line.
    • Outline various sub-category expertise requirements and work with Operations to identify and train staff to ensure holistic product delivery within Service Line is possible.
    • Coach, motivate and develop America’s staff to optimize performance and employee capability within PD&E Service Line.


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree or equivalent in highly numeric subject or Science/Engineering based subject; Advanced degree or equivalent with suitable experience and knowledge highly desired.
    • Working towards Chartered status, if applicable, to the technical specialism.
    • At least 15 years of relevant experience, working in an engineering environment and in a consultancy firm
    • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
    • Experience in developing renewable energy systems technology projects, preferably with a strong network in the USA..
    • Substantial project management experience is required, delivering multiple multi-disciplinary projects simultaneously
    • Knowledge, understanding and experience managing stakeholders
    • Experience in contract management is preferred
    • Demonstrated success and experience with cost-control (ideally earned value management), issue, risk, opportunity and programme management.
    • Knowledge and understanding of contractual, legal and financial implications of report findings
    • Must be eliogible to work in the USA.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    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.


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