Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Burnaby Environmental Group is currently seeking a Practice Lead to join our Environmental Assessment and Permitting team in British Columbia. The successful candidate will work within Wood’s British Columbia / Yukon Regional Practice and collaborate with teams across Canada. Primary responsibility will be leading a practice focused on environmental assessments, environmental permit applications, and regulatory approvals.
Develop and implement strategic business plan(s), provide leadership, and deliver performance results to expand Wood’s environmental assessment, planning and permitting service offerings and client base in the resource and infrastructure sectors
As a “seller / doer,” contribute to business development of Wood’s global environmental assessment, planning and permitting practice, including identifying and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take active leadership in growing the practice
Serve as a project manager or senior resource for environmental assessment, permitting and related projects
Lead, manage performance, hire and retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of the team
Capitalize on existing Wood client relationships to expand Wood’s profile and deepen relationships with key clients
Support the growth and development of Wood’s regional, national and international technical community
Collaborate and partner with Wood technical practitioners from multiple offices to execute environmental projects globally
Skills and Qualifications
B.Sc. / M.Sc. in environmental studies, biology, planning, geography, environmental management or related field
Ability to serve as a Qualified Environmental Professional on major projects, holding an appropriate professional accreditation such as Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio.), Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) or similar status in BC
15+ years of consulting experience with impact assessment and multi - media permitting, including a minimum of 8 years of experience in British Columbia
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven track record in developing and implementing successful business growth strategies in either the resource or infrastructure sectors
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, and ability to develop and maintain long - term relationships with clients
Solid grasp of key environmental assessment, mitigation and management issues within the resource or infrastructure sectors, as well as a high degree of technical competence and broad assessment approvals
Strong project management skills with a focus on delivering high - quality products on time and on schedule.
Experience carrying projects through the BCEAA, CEAA 2012 or NEB environmental assessment processes
Well - developed teambuilding and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges
Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by success of Wood as a global company
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2019-37591
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