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Principal - Higher Education

Company: Colliers Engineering & Design
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewBergmann, an affiliate of Colliers Engineering & Design is currently looking for a Principal - Higher Education to join our Buildings - Architecture team in upstate NY. The optimal candidate for this role will maintain, create & manage business development opportunites, oversee execution of projects & provide client management. -ResponsibilitiesThis individual will be respsonsible for the following: Client identification based on the Strategic Business Plan Business development strategies including go/no-go evaluations Assignment of business development contacts to appropriate staff Monitoring of business development success and failures Create/Maintain relationships with clients Market to new and existing clients for obtaining project work for the company Function as a Client/Program/Project Manager/senior technical specialist as appropriate Prepare reports for the progress of each project regarding budget, quality, scheduled targets and other contractual commitments with the Vice President within their business region. Develop the following project services in coordination with either the Vice President and/or Practice Leader and Discipline Manager(s) to complete the project for the client: Project work plans Man-hour budgets and schedules for projects and their component work packages with the establishment of performance indexes concerning cost and schedule in relation to budgeted performance (The Principal shall review with and obtain input from the Discipline Manager(s) necessary to complete the project with regard to staffing as it relates to schedule and budget) Develop and use project scheduling systems and procedures including master project schedules Coordinate with the Vice President on all activities related to business development including: Client identification based on the Strategic Business Plan Business development strategies including go/no-go evaluations Assignment of business development contacts to appropriate staff Monitoring of business development success and failures Obtain Thought Leader recognition by presenting at conferences, publishing papers, etc. Create, review, and sign off on contractsQualifications Bachelors degree in engineering or architecture or a related technical field required; masters degree preferred Licensed engineer or architect or license/registration in a related technical field Demonstrated experience and proficiency in project management related to large scale projects of considerable complexity within the Design Consulting Industry Demonstrated success in business development within the Design Consulting Industry Demonstrated ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines and to work in a team environment. Able to work closely with staff as assigned by the Practice Leader and Discipline Manager(s) and maintain a positive attitude to complete projects for the client(s) according to the agreed upon schedule and budget Demonstrated skill in public speaking to industry associations and C-suite level clients Membership in a variety of professional Design Consulting-related practice organizations, may serve as national board member or officer Active participation in professional, government, charitable, and social organizations and programs within the regionWorking Conditions/Environment50% travel required to primairly campuses within NYS.What We OfferAt Bergmann, an affilaite of Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. Thats why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Womens Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you -Accelerate Your Success!

Keywords: Colliers Engineering & Design, Buffalo , Principal - Higher Education, Education / Teaching , Buffalo, New York

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