• Office Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    US-PA-Blue Bell
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Make a difference at a global consulting firm ranked #6 in the Top 500 Design Firms and #9 in the Top 200 Environmental Firms


    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (Wood E&IS) has a global network of engineers, scientists and project managers, we apply ingenuity, innovative technologies and customer focus to deliver solutions for complex environmental and infrastructure challenges. We are a diverse business, with over 7,500 people in 175 offices spanning six continents. From engineering resilient facilities to restoring contaminated sites, we provide support across the life cycle of our customers’ assets in the government, industrial and manufacturing, mining, power, infrastructure, and oil and gas sectors.


    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Office Manager to lead the growth and development of our Pennsylvania Operations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be a part of the overall E&IS leadership team charged with growth.


    Our Pennsylvania Operation offers planning, engineering, construction and environmental capabilities, with over 50 engineers, scientists, project managers, and technicians. As one of Wood’s recognized environmental services and water resources groups, the Pennsylvania operation supports government and commercial clients with a full range of capabilities (environmental investigation and remediation services, remediation and civil design/build, construction management, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, dams and levee planning, design, rehabilitation and certification services, quality assurance, project controls, etc.). The ideal candidate will have current market experience, and the ability to build on the Wood brand to present service offerings and help develop new clients. A strategic leader, with the ability to form solid relationships with project teams and clients and the desire to grow and develop business will thrive in this role.


    Key Responsibilities 

    Lead the successful performance of the Pennsylvania Office, oversee the development and delivery of financial plans, provide strategic direction for the office and office personnel, coordinate local human resource and health and safety functions with corporate personnel, and provide leadership in business development efforts (also ensuring senior personnel continue to grow / diversify client base). Position will include execution of project-related work, as well as office management responsibilities. Project-related responsibilities will include project management, senior review and quality assurance of work products developed by the office staff. Successful candidate will work closely with Strategy and Development leadership to build strong, collaborative relationships.


    Other Responsibilities: 

    • Work closely with the existing Senior leadership in the offices to sustain growth and profitability of the Pennsylvania Operation
    • Office financial performance, client satisfaction, staff deployment and development, resource management and office business development activities
    • Establish annual business goals and strategies and prepares annual business strategic plan for the office
    • Provide Leadership in the pursuit of business opportunities including evaluation of risk profiles and win probability for key business opportunities
    • Ensure financial controls, quality assurance / quality control and compliance to Company policies and procedures
    • Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence
    • Foster team environment and develop staff through mentoring, leadership and training programs

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS / MS in Engineering or Science and Professional Certification / Registration desired
    • Participation in professional organizations desired
    • Prefer candidate who has managed a multi-disciplined staff of 25 or more with profit and loss (P&L) center accountability
    • The ability to support business development efforts to capture work is essential and applicant must demonstrate ability and successful experience in managing multiple business lines in the Pennsylvania area - A demonstrated history in the marketplace and neighborhood communities is preferred
    • Possesses and demonstrates an enthusiasm to develop client and strategic teaming relationships through regular personal contact with new and existing clients
    • Proven supervisory skills and a leadership style that promotes teamwork, innovation and results

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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