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Project Director

IBI Group

IBI Group

Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Company Description

About Arcadis:

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a Project Director to join our Mobility Global Business Area (GBA) in Canada. You will be will be responsible for managing the delivery of projects to meet time, quality, budgetary and health and safety targets. All aspects of the client relationship so that delivery meets or exceeds client expectations. Take a leadership role with the project team, providing both direction and technical advice and leading by example where appropriate, while promoting both the regional and global culture of the business.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing sound and effective leadership to the team, providing direction and technical advice, leading by example to achieve company goals and championing a quality culture

  • Communicating with team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, the project strategy, brief and client requirements

  • Developing and managing the Project Program and obtaining the buy-in of all stakeholders

  • Ensuring that effective financial and project management controls are in place and deployed to enable monitoring, modification and forecasting as appropriate

  • Continually looking to enhance productivity through improved processes, procedures and systems

  • Maintaining an overview of the commercial aspects of the project (contract, invoicing, debt, client management)

  • Communicating effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept informed on all relevant matters impacting and influencing projects

  • Managing the acquisition, deployment and management of resources for the project to ensure optimal resource allocation for the project

  • Directing the assessment, selection and management of suppliers, sub-consultants and contractors associated with projects

  • Driving project performance, service delivery and technical and commercial outcomes and undertaking reviews, ensuring client delivery is above expectation

  • Ensuring that completed engineering and documentation work is reviewed for technical, Arcadis and client compliance

  • Ensuring risks are proactively identified, assessed and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project

  • Working to ensure maximum client satisfaction, championing client care and proactively working with the client

  • Reviewing the performance of team members and developing them to their full potential

  • Engaging in Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s University Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university

  • 15+ years of Project Management experience as well as 10 + years of Transportation Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • P.Eng. (Eligible for Membership with EGBC) preferred

  • Experience with MOTI

  • Postgraduate qualifications in business, finance, or project management related areas an advantage

  • Experience in leading design in a consultant organization and working in a tendered design services environment

  • Sound commercial background, including familiarity with contractual conditions and procedures, including international conditions and ability to take commercial responsibility for a project

  • Experienced in leading, and working with, people from varied backgrounds and cultures

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Additional information

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under law). These could include work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Arcadis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.

The salary range for this position is $134,190 - $201,286. The base salary represents Arcadis’ hiring range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as location, skills, experience, and qualification for the role.