Highways Operations & Maintenance Consultant -WSP Canada
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Our Advisory Services Group is based right across Canada and is focused on providing clients with expertise they need to navigate through and resolve the challenging problems they face. As a group, we relish the opportunity to help clients in the areas of network management, policy support, financial analysis, management consulting, economic analysis, risk analysis, and infrastructure asset management services. Our client portfolio includes both public and private infrastructure owners and operators with problems that often require a specific blend of technical excellence and inspired artistry. We work to help clients improve performance and implement industry-leading practices. We leverage our global expertise to help clients anticipate and plan for tomorrow’s challenges today. To find out more about our clients and our projects in Advisory Services, please visit https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/services/advisory-services.
POSITION DESCRIPTION – HIGHWAYS OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE CONSULTANT WSP is currently seeking a Network Management Consultant to join our Advisory Services team. Our team welcomes applicants living in any one of our locations across Canada, with particular preference to candidates in British Columbia. The successful applicant will join our team to provide current and new clients with expertise associated with the operations and maintenance (O&M) of transportation infrastructure under an array of different service delivery models including inhouse, outsourced and public-private partnership models.
The role will have an emphasis on providing technical support to the development and implementation of O&M service delivery solutions for an array of clients with an array of challenges, initiatives and appetite for change.
You will join a team that serves existing established clients and is also growing into new markets through proactively identify new agencies to support. The team provides high level technical support to the development and implementation of frameworks, contract models and change management that ultimately improve the effectiveness, efficient and efficacy of our clients existing practices.
We seek candidates who can build and maintain relationships with external and internal clients. Other duties may include identifying and responding to commercial opportunities, including proposal preparation, assisting with business growth strategies, and delivering specialist consultancy services to a variety of clients.
QUALIFICATIONS Undergraduate and/or post-graduate degree in engineering or equivalent; Minimum 10+ years’ professional experience with a background in alternative delivery models for road networks, infrastructure asset management and related activities. Strategic asset management experience advising government or private organizations. Proven leadership skills including inspiring others and pursuing ambitious and challenging goals. A successful track record in management of transportation infrastructure, asset management, and business development. Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels (strategic, tactical and operational) in a client’s organization. Good interpersonal and communications skills, including oral and written communications; particularly the ability to present ideas, information and advice in a way that resonates with a range of audiences. Excellent self-management skills, including working effectively without direct supervision, managing and organizing fluctuating workloads and ability to deliver on tight timelines.
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