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Senior Advisor, Commercial

Company: GHD
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 19, 2022

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 Advisory was launched in 2016 to address our clients' needs for outcomes that challenge the status quo in our rapidly changing business environment. GHD Advisory partners closely with the broader GHD business to demonstrate its strong technical expertise, global connected network and executive-level industry relationships. We provide innovative strategies and commercial solutions to enable clients to optimize performance across the entire business and asset lifecycle. Our team of expert government and business consultants, asset-management, economists, professionals, engineers and industry specialists provide a wide range of services. The Commercial practice area delivers consulting services that help clients establish a strong case for change and subsequently support the successful implementation of business changes. The focus for the Senior Commercial Advisor is to develop robust business cases based on well-articulated investment drivers, robust economic evaluation and options assessments. The objective is to support client investment decisions across all phases of the business lifecycle to improve utilization, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, services and infrastructure. The Senior -Commercial Advisor will work closely with the Commercial Leader-North America, GHD Market Leaders, and broader GHD business to successfully deliver consulting engagements across private and public sector Water, Transportation and Waste markets in North America. This position can be based in any of our North America GHD office locations with a preference in Houston or Toronto. Responsibilities:

  • Project management -role focused on GHDs Commercial Advisory services, leading consulting engagement tasks of appropriate scope and complexity.
  • Supporting the Advisory strategic growth plan to explain and increase market penetration through development of proposals and proactive propositions that deliver value to clients
  • Produce proposals -in area of specialty and -securing a pipeline of work under, under the direction of the Capability Leader.
  • Promote relationships with existing and potential clients. Increase business by improving client relationships and strengthening repeat business through exceptional client service
  • Act as spokesperson and champion Advisory Services internally across the GHD Core Business and externally with clients Experience and Skill Requirements:
    • 8+ years' experience in consulting
    • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in business management, economics, engineering/architectural related discipline, or project management
    • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of investment (business) case development and applications, strategic needs/options analyses and benefits/value for money definition and evaluation
    • Applied knowledge and understanding of economic evaluation guidelines, cost benefit analyses and economic impact analysis
    • Experience in the evaluation and prioritization of infrastructure programs and projects
    • Strong facilitation, influencing and communication skills with the ability to shape people's thinking and the confidence to lead and hold your ground where necessary
    • Confidence in presenting to mid-to-high level executive audiences and facilitating complex working sessions with both internal and client teams
    • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts 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. #LI-TS1 ABOUT US 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 -urbanisation -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 -recognise -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 -urbanisation. 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. -COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Keywords: GHD, Irvine , Senior Advisor, Commercial, Other , Irvine, California

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