Regional Operations Director-Forensic Engineering and Building Science

Location: Dallas, Texas
Regional Operations Director-Forensic Engineering and Building Science
Dallas, TX

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Company Profile:
My client is a leading global provider of building and forensic science experts who provide a comprehensive and diverse range of engineering, rehabilitative design, consulting, enclosure commissioning (BECx), construction management, and field performance testing services. They have a reputation as a trusted advisor and industry leader that has contributed to their unprecedented growth and expansion over the past 3 years.
Position Summary:
The Regional Operations Director provides strategic and operational direction. This role is responsible for management of profitable growth, collaboration across all company offices and providing mentoring and leadership to the team. Additionally, the Regional Operations Director fosters relationships with new and existing clients and may serve as Project Manager on select projects. This role manages Regional revenue tracking/forecasts, and invoicing, assures quality control and optimized use of resources. This is a strategic role that manages alignment and achievement of company goals and standardization of practices across the company.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Direct overall responsibilities to achieve the desired revenue of assigned region; understands organizational financial performance. This includes sales projections, P&L management, utilization of analysis tools
  2. Create and foster a work environment consistent with Company Core Values and objectives
  3. Build and maintain a team of highly engaged Team Leaders / PMs who drive continuous improvement in the services they and their team members provide. This includes regular performance feedback via coaching, 1:1 meetings, goal setting and annual reviews.
  4. Maximize team utilization, oversee resource allocation
  5. Forecast near and midterm billings, inspiring Team Leaders/PMs to schedule and execute services that meet or exceed monthly goals as identified in billings. Maintain reporting and sales tracking, communicate status of goals
  6. Ensure client relationship building at all levels inside and outside of the organization, resulting in superior service, repeat clients and referrals.
  7. Ensures standardization of service offering and practices across all Company office locations
  8. Identifies strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities, and develop appropriate plans for the future
  9. Act as a member of the Company leadership team, model Company Core Values, provide input to strategic planning and critical business analysis
  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering/Architecture related discipline
  • 10 + years’ experience in Engineering, Architecture or construction management
  • Demonstrated experience meeting operational business goals; experience must include previous management of weekly/monthly operational and financial metrics
  • Preferred PE or AIA license
Skills Required
  • Technically competent and able to effectively communicate and build rapport with team, clients, co-workers and sub-contractors
  • Ability to effectively accept coaching and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach, develop and mentor team
  • Must have practical understanding of building structures
  • Anticipates and plans for changes in client needs, new technology and industry conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound discretion and judgment in all situations
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Flexible, responsive and confident multi-tasker able to work independently, handle multiple deadlines and accommodate shifting priorities.
  • High level of financial acumen
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to quality, organization, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product
Competencies Required
  • Leads
Provides purpose, motivation, inspiration; enforces standards; builds trust outside lines of authority, understand sphere, means and limits of influence, negotiate, build consensus, resolve conflict, display character, lead with confidence in adverse conditions, listen actively, aligns goals, ensure shared understanding.
  • Develops
Set conditions for positive environment, build teamwork and cohesion, encourage initiative, demonstrate care for people, be prepared for expected and unexpected challenges, continually expand knowledge, maintain self-awareness and EQ, assess development needs, support professional and personal growth, facilitate learning, counsel, coach and mentor, build team skills and processes
  • Achieves Results
Provide direction, guidance and priorities, develop and execute plans, accomplish short and long term tasks consistently
  • Strategic Agility
Sees ahead clearly, can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately, has broad knowledge and perspective, is future oriented, can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods, can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans
  • Business Acumen
Understands specialty profession, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standards.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
  • Quality
Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels.

Darcy LaBeau
EJS Group

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