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Nuclear Sector Lead VP

  • Job reference: FG-004776
  • Sector: Construction, Energy, Oil & Gas, Power, Programme Management
  • Location: Charlotte
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Nuclear Sector Lead VP

As a result of continued growth and success, we are seeking a Nuclear Sector Lead, Vice President, preferably located in our Charlotte, North Carolina office however location is flexible with the expectation of travel due to business demands. We have been operating in the North American market for over four decades, providing key project management and/or project controls consultancy advice for key blue chip clients. The key objective of this role will be to significantly grow our business through engagement with existing clients and developing new key clients locally across the Eastern USA.

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC Lavalin group, is part of the Atkins Sector of the SNC-Lavalin Group. Atkins is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with a global Energy business. This Energy Business includes both Nuclear and Power groups. This role would also act as main liaison and support to the Atkins Nuclear Group in Charlotte, North Carolina.

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their program or construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA.

Responsibilities Include:
- Utilizes existing professional contacts, association networking, and sector expertise to grow our existing client service offering as well as gaining new clients/accounts.
-Provides business development support to the Atkins Charlotte office and Eastern USA generally, acting as lead interface with local clients and related project team members.
-Develops and implements business development plans and activities working with Service Heads.
-Develops and implements regional strategic objectives aligned with the company’s strategic initiatives.
-Ensures the Company Risk Assessment Process is utilized, and resulting risk management plans are implemented, in coordination with legal and finance.
-Maintains personal chargeability in excess of 50%

In order to support the significant growth projected for this sector in the next three years, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

-Extensive management experience and expertise in the Nuclear & Power sectors.
-Proven knowledge of the USA Nuclear & Power market, including a substantial business development track record and an established network of contacts in the industry vital to developing and maintaining accounts.
-Extensive experience working for a Construction Project Management Consultancy or Contractor, multi-skilled in Project Controls in the Nuclear industry at a Senior level. Exposure to both aspects is highly desirable, but a consultancy background is a key requirement.
-Proven Knowledge of Project Management and Project Controls best practices
-Ability to lead multi-faceted projects in an executive capacity and command client respect in a billable position.
-Proven success recruiting, engaging, developing, managing and retaining highly motivated people.
-Commercial acumen to assess opportunities and lead others in the relevant commercial and bidding processes delivering growth
-A high level of self-management, commitment and trust with an affinity with underlying company values and an approach that permits effective communication and collaboration with Senior Management.
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or related field required;
with a minimum of ten years’ experience in a similar capacity in the Nuclear or Power Sector.
-Active participation in local association chapters, the respect of the local community as an industry leader, and a verifiable network of strong industry contacts necessary for continued and expanded success.
-An enthusiastic and resilient attitude; the drive to achieve and maximize opportunity.
-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Microsoft Office Suite and Industry Project Management and Controls tools and software.

Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Time-off benefits that start with two weeks’ vacation, one week sick leave and 8 paid holidays
-401 (k) with employer match up to 3%
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance
-Company culture rooted in professionalism, positiveness and collaboration

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.

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