Project Delivery Manager (Power System Planning) - 1898 & Co

at Burns & McDonnell in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


The Project Delivery Manager \(section manager\) will report directly to the Director of a department within 1898 & Co\. and manage the team of consultants and analysts assigned to specific business line\(s\) within the department\. The Project Delivery Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the section and resources organized to that section\. This includes supporting the execution of project delivery within specific business line\(s\), as well as supporting other adjacent business lines within the department and other departments\. Key roles include supporting the business strategy outlined by the business line leads and managing directors, developing high\-performing teams, coordinating training, resource management, supporting quality reviews, and promoting the Burns & McDonnell culture, values, and mission\. The Project Delivery Manager will lead the section in a dynamic and profitable manner based on Burns & McDonnell’s core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service as well as the 1898 & Co\. transformative traits of tenacious problem solvers, curious seekers, unselfish collaborators, and grit\.

Job Duties:

+ Provide leadership to the team; direct and coordinate work assignments and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost\-effective utilization of staff\.

+ Support profitable growth of the department, including ensuring staff levels, staff loading, and staff assignments meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals\.

+ Implement, apply, and support company, global practice, and/or regional office programs and initiatives, successfully navigating and managing change within the section\.

+ Provide expert\-level technical guidance and support\.

+ Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance\.

+ Coordinate workload for the team and communicate the status of workload, billable time, and needs for additional workload or staffing needs to managing directors and business line leads, or regional management and applicable project managers\.

+ Recruitment, development, training, and retention of staff\.

+ Responsible for conducting performance evaluations for direct reports\.

+ Provide leadership, guidance, instruction, and monthly one\-on\-one meetings to direct reports\.

+ Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to staff\.

+ Responsible for collaborating with business development managers, managing directors, business line leads, project managers, and proposal production staff on proposals to secure work for staff\.

+ Responsible for overall QA/QC process adherence\.

+ Ensure compliance with company and safety policies\.

+ Support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives\.

+ Other duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction, or related degree from an accredited program\.

+ Minimum 5 years related professional experience in power system planning\.

+ Previous leadership and/or management experience is preferable\.

+ Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients\.

+ Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change\.

+ Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective\.

+ Must be an expert in the use of computer software \(i\.e\., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint\)\.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US\-MA\-Newton

Other Locations US\-ME\-Portland, US\-PA\-Conshohocken, US\-NJ\-Morristown

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co\.

1898 & Co\. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements\. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value\. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients\.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 231830 Job Hire Type Experienced

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Job Posting: JC239971365

Posted On: May 11, 2023

Updated On: Aug 02, 2023

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