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Senior Director – Mobility Systems Advisory Services

Kinsley Power Systems

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 2, 2022.

Senior Director – Mobility Systems Advisory Services ID 20915 City Montréal Job Type Permanent
– Full Time WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services firms.

Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe.

In Canada, our 9,800 people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

We are locally dedicated with international scale We are future focused and challenge the status quo We foster collaboration in everything we do We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable CALGARY / EDMONTON / VANCOUVER / TORONTO / MONTREAL / OTTAWA / WINNIPEG WSP is currently seeking for a director to join and lead our Mobility Systems Advisory Services group for Canada.

Reporting to the Vice-president – Strategic Advisory and Innovation, the candidate will be responsible for leading advisory services projects with a wide range of transportation and infrastructures clients including transit agencies, federal – provincial and municipal and provincial governments, non-governmental organizations, international investment organizations and others.

WSP’s Mobility Systems Advisory Services team is organized to provide coordinated and focused support to administrators of public and private infrastructures, transportation and mobility services operators and financiers.

As part of the WSP Mobility Systems Advisory team you will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to the most forward thinking and innovative mobility service initiatives in the country.

The Candidate should have a specific and well-developed understanding of mobility, goods movement, or other transportation systems infrastructure requirements including customer facing experience.

The candidate should have the ability to provide expert advice to clients and partners in the areas of project development and project scoping, requirements identification, procurement strategy, risk assessment and risk management, transportation service policy and strategy, sustainable mobility technologies and propulsion systems (electrification and GHG reduction) understandng, and structured decision making.

The Candidate should possess a broad network of contacts with all manner of clients, project partners, and other transportation industry participants.

In addition to supporting the delivery of the team’s current workload, the Candidate will be expected to assume a key role in development and growth of this market sector for WSP.

The Candidate will possess superior proposal development skills and networking capability to secure new work for the team.

Why WSP?

We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours.

We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

A Canadian success story
– we’re proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

Enhance the world around you
– from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.

Outstanding career opportunities
– we’re growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday
– we’re open to your ideas and trying new things.

A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work.

Come find out for yourself what it’s like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

WeAre WSP A day in the life: Lead Mobility Advisory Strategy development in collaboration with all Sector and regional Stakeholders Support the VP Strategic Advisory and innovation and Participate in the region leadership team in overseeing Strategy, operation, growth and strategic initiative etc.

Lead Team Management and people engagement Lead the integration of input from other engineering and advisory services disciplines as part of complex multidisciplinary projects, including managing information sharing and preparing fully integrated designs and reports Lead and oversee the management of the active projects and pursuits with regard to commercial terms of the contract, including scope of services, schedule, quality, risk, resource requirements and professional fee budgets.

Bid and deliver business, economic, and strategic advisory services relating to transportation service delivery, policy development, contracting and risk management strategy, infrastructure and operational sustainability, and strategic investment planning.

What you’ll bring to WSP Post-Secondary education from an accredited institution in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering; Architecture,Transportation Planning, Finance, or other applicable post-secondary education demonstrated to be relevant to the role; Industry accreditations and designations applicable to the candidate’s expertise and background would be an asset.

Minimum 10 to 15 years’ experience working in complex transit and transportation infrastructure industry in a project leadership or advisory services capacity Expert level knowledge of transit or other mobility system operational constraints and industry priorities Experience working with Canadian transit authorities and familiarity with related operational procedures and design standards would be a significant asset.

Experience with design or operation of a public works, transit, or other coordinated fleet maintenance facility is an asset.

Exceptional communication, analytical and creative problem-solving skills LI-Hybrid Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP.

Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment.

You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.

This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.

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