Area Manager

A engineering consulting company that has made unprecedented growth within the Oil and Gas Industry is seeking a Area Manager for the Rhode Island.


Reporting to President, the Area Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for the development of the regional office and develop clients base.
  • Review project proposal and execution plan as agreed with client;
  • Prepare status reports, gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information about the project for management and for stakeholders
  • Validate customer requirement, manage project scope, timelines, hours and assumptions.
  • Finalize the definition of project scope, WBS (work breakdown structure), budget, schedule and objectives;
  • Assign and manage project team at each phase and determine project responsibilities and organisation chart;
  • Interface and coordinate with the client Counterpart;
  • Define, with Discipline Engineering Managers, final project man-hours and deliverables;
  • Plan and manage project execution activities (engineering, procurement and construction) overall;
  • Develop or update (as required) the project execution plan (PEP);
  • Establish, with project controls, the project deliverables schedule and overall execution schedule;
  • Organise the kick-off meeting (internal & with client) to explain the scope, KPIs and schedule;
  • Direct, with the Project Engineer, engineering and design work to meet established budget and schedule;
  • Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, schedule changes and recommend actions;
  • Review and approve RFQ and IFC packages before final issue;
  • Analyse and review technical evaluations of contractor/supplier bids;
  • Manage the overall project budget and contingencies;
  • Control project costs by approving expenditures and variations;
  • Manage project resource allocation;Communicate effectively with project team to provide assistance and guidance;
  • Integrate lessons learned as necessary in coordination with project team and the client;
  • Review deliverables’ progress using appropriate tools;
  • Assign work priorities, determine schedule and deliverables for changes;
  • Manage team productivity and effectiveness, and ensure outputs meet the requirements & satisfaction of all stakeholders;
  • Ensure implementation of client procedures and processes;
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders;

HSSE Responsibilities

  • Comply with policies and requirements;
  • Know and respect all the security protocols required to perform your tasks;
  • Participate and contribute to the achievement of  HSSE objectives;
  • Comply with all HSSE requirements, rules and regulations when entering a work site (outside of the office);
  • identify and report all hazards.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Apply the appropriate cost codes to the work performed;
  • Work and respect all allocated budgets;
  • Pre-approve of all expenses required to qualify for reimbursement;


Vice President, Buildings

Vice President and Sector Lead for Buildings

A world class consulting firm that has been featured on numerous television documentaries involving the worlds tallest skyscrapers and landmark structures is seeking a Sector Lead VP for the buildings group. 

So what does this entail?

This position reports to the President/CEO and is responsible for the development of sales growth strategies across all regions within the Buildings Sector.  You will do this by conducting market research, preparing market strategies and establishing market priorities. You are accountable for setting high technical standards across all practice areas and ensuring that R&D contributions continue within the Buildings Sector.

Business Development & Sales

  • Global marketing strategy
  • Development of strategic customers and Sector growth 
  • Work with Regional VP developing M&A opportunities in their regions.
  • Marketing budget management.
  • Provide intel to regional sales team on potential new business opportunities and facilitate introductions

Project Delivery Accountability:

  • Oversight on all major projects especially ones involve new business development.
  • High level of service delivered across the Sector globally.
  • Project management/sponsorship for key projects especially those that involve new/ key clients.

Technical Oversight

  • Setting a standard across all practice area groups across the Sector.
  • Assessing Sector trends in technology. Works with Regional business to assign Technical teams to strategic development allocating time of technical staff towards R&D across the different Sectors.
  • Developing key technical skills across sector while maintaining a high technical standard, reputation and capability.

People Leadership

  • Technical development of Practice Area Leaders and development of direct reports.
  • Finding specialist talent within the Sector and working with Regional Managers to fit them into their group structure.
  • Setting KPI’s and objectives and managing performance of Sector staff.
  • Accountable for the overall engagement of Global staff.
  • Ensuring all Health and safety regulations are policies are developed, maintained and enhanced within the organization.


  • Knowledge of the engineering requirements for the specific Sector.
  • Previous experience working as a General Manager or VP for a Business unit or Regional area.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills (e.g. oral, written, and listening).
  • Experience with developing a Business strategy and can demonstrate previous success in implementing the strategy.
  • Developing measurements to set, monitor and achieve Business unit short term and long-term goals.


  • Holds Professional Engineering designation.
  • Has completed MBA level studies in Business management and/or has previous demonstrated experience developing market strategy for the Sector (P&L management).