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West Region Ports Client Relationship Manager

Company: GHD
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world---s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD has a rare and outstanding opportunity for an expert Sr. Program Level Professional to join our Maritime and Coastal (M&C) practice located in Southern California! As the West Region Ports Client Relationship Lead, you will primarily provide: leadership within a growing team; market intelligence in the Ports/Maritime sector, including the larger transportation/logistics, water, environment and energy sectors within the Ports business; business development leadership and support; and project delivery for Ports projects in California, Oregon, Washington and the Pacific. This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your industry knowledge, be involved in ambitious projects, provide technical solutions and mentor other specialists. Responsibilities:

  • Assist with market planning and strategy for the Ports and Maritime sector, including within the larger transportation, water, environment and energy strategy for GHD
  • Build new client opportunities for M&C and assist in the nurturing of existing clients
  • Lead business development initiatives that further the growth of M&C
  • Stay current and advised on market trends, client spending, assets, resiliency and logistics
  • Involve yourself in local committees, action groups and special interest organizations, with a view towards furthering opportunities and brand recognition for GHD
  • Play an active role in the identification and hiring of key future M&C hires
  • Lead and support M&C pursuits, both in West region, and where needed, across the M&C global practice
  • Lead and support project delivery
  • Assist in driving workshare across regions and help coordinate work with cross-discipline teams on other market sector projects
  • Work within GHD---s four Core Values: Safety, Teamwork, Trust, and Integrity Skills, Competencies, Qualifications:
    • Bachelor---s degree, min.
    • 15+ years of previous experience in the Ports and Maritime industry
    • Preferred to have PE in California
    • Good communication skills & a motivated demeanor. Ability to communicate with a diverse range of professionals from engineers to stakeholders and clients, in person and remotely
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • High ethical standards and a dedication to safety - willingness to travel (if necessary) #LI-RM1 Why GHD? Being the best we can be is in our culture. We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come. Our commitment to you Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. Who we are We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ---One GHD--- across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents --- Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

Keywords: GHD, Irvine , West Region Ports Client Relationship Manager, Executive , Irvine, California

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