Regional Leader (OR/SW Washington)
Company: Emissary Recruiting Solutions
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Title: Regional Leader
Location: Portland, OR
Our client is a highly-regarded multidisciplinary design firm,
headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with a rich history that spans
over three decades. Known for its integrative and collaborative
approach, our client specializes in creating sustainable solutions
in architecture, urban design, civil engineering, and water
resources, operating primarily within the infrastructure and
environmental sectors. The firm excels in developing innovative,
aesthetically pleasing, and sustainable projects that range from
public works and transportation to environmental restoration and
Our client is currently seeking a Regional Transportation Director
for Oregon and Southwest Washington. This role could be a
significant highlight in your career journey. Real leadership
opportunities, especially those centered around transportation, are
hard to come by, but our client is an exception. They are seeking a
true business leader with an extensive background in civil
transportation project delivery and experience in driving growth
through proven business development practices. This position may be
based out of their Portland, OR or Vancouver, WA office.
In this role, you will collaborate closely with practice area and
local business unit leaders to offer senior-level guidance and
substantial support to regional staff. Reporting to the Chief
Operating Officer, you will receive support in your role from other
senior executives and regional directors throughout the
As the Regional Transportation Director, you will be a crucial
member of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to our
client's Chief Executive Officer. In this role, you will assume
responsibility for the overall regional business performance,
business planning, growth strategies, transportation client
development, and the leadership of the public infrastructure
business team at their Portland, Vancouver, Bend, and Salem
offices. To support your success, you will have a dedicated team of
experienced business unit leaders and project managers reporting to
you. Your role will directly impact the company's overall
performance, as you'll work closely with senior leaders in
administration, business development, marketing, finance, and human
resources. Collaborating with regional peers, you will be
responsible for setting goals, defining objectives, and ensuring
the team's continuous development and smooth operation.
Specific expectations and responsibilities of the position
- Develop and implement strategies for the growth of the
transportation business in Oregon, Southwest Washington and
- Create and share your vision for growing and maintaining their
transportation client base and sustaining services to public
- Collaborate with the regional business development and
marketing leadership to establish strategic plans, client
development strategy, lead specific project pursuit, and establish
a competitive position.
- Manage operations by providing direction to and supervision of
senior business unit leader staff in survey, transportation,
structures, and construction management.
- Work closely with your team to solidify and grow client
- Forecast business growth and sales.
- Support strengthening the technical capabilities of staff in
Oregon and Southwest Washington.
- Bachelor's Degree required. Advanced degree in engineering,
planning or similar fields preferred.
- Minimum 15 years prior varied experience working with design
and construction teams on public transportation and infrastructure
- Professional Engineer registration in Oregon and Washington, or
ability to obtain these registrations within 6 months of hire, is
- Comprehensive knowledge of public transportation and
infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest with previous experience in
a senior leadership role.
- Demonstrated leadership in a collaborative work
- Customer-oriented, entrepreneurial mind-set with a deep
understanding of what it takes to deliver high-quality work to
maintain existing clients and inspire new clients to entrust us
with project management and professional service needs.
- Demonstrated experience in the management of personnel,
budgets, project management and quality delivery.EOE STATEMENT:
Emissary Recruiting Solutions and its Clients/Affiliates are equal
opportunity employers who zealously support and advance diversity
in the workplace.
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