Senior Project Manager

Cambridge Systems

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Location: Hybrid, Tallahassee, FL

Job description: Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is shaping the future of transportation. We are industry leaders, transportation specialists dedicated to ensuring that transportation investments can deliver the best possible results. By providing innovative policy and planning solutions, objective analyses, and technology applications, we help our clients anticipate and meet future transportation needs while improving the performance of existing infrastructure and operations. Above all, we are committed to our clients’ success in making transportation better for future generations.

The Planning group provides fully integrated planning and management as well as project development services for our clients. The group encompasses five subgroups: Planning & Management; Safety; Freight & Economics; Transit + Shared Mobility; and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) & Technology Planning. We apply our national knowledge and leadership while leveraging the strength of regional expertise to bring experience from across the country to provide an intimate understanding of our clients’ needs.

The Senior Project Manager in the Planning & Management subgroup provides leadership and support in the areas of long-range planning, transportation policy, capital planning, asset management and related areas They prepare proposals and reports, and conduct research on transportation projects. The Senior Project Manager collaborates with other technical leaders and project managers across business units to develop integrated technical approaches and serve as a company-wide resource in their areas of expertise.

They train, manage and mentor junior staff and motivate staff and sub consultants to deliver work products on time and within budget. The Senior Project Manager develops collaborative relationships with current and prospective clients and proactively identifies future leads, potential teaming partners and leads negotiation efforts with other consulting firms as part of proactive and reactive marketing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project Delivery 40%
•Produces and delivers exceptional quality work that is thorough, polished, and reflects well on CS •Provides exceptional value-added service to project managers and/or clients and communicates consistently with internal and external team members •Actively listens and seeks to understand client or project manager needs •Meets chargeability expectations Project

Management 40%
•Delivers all projects on-time, on-budget, and to the client or project manager’s satisfaction •Provides constructive and ongoing feedback to project team members •Provides clear direction to all project staff regarding project objectives and their role in achieving them •Develops and implements project delivery plan for each project •Updates project staffing in CS staffing program on time each month •Reviews and submits invoices and progress reports on time

Business Development 20%
•Participates in regional, business line, and other business development initiative meetings to identify and coordinate BD and marketing activities •Contributes to sound bid/no-bid decisions •Develops effective win themes, teaming strategies, pricing strategies, and technical content for all proposals in area of responsibility •Builds and maintains long-term client relationships and actively listens to their needs •Maintains post-delivery communication with clients to ensure long-term satisfaction and to prospect for repeat/expanded business •Builds strong positive relationships with management, NPLs and senior consultants, and marketing & communications staff to develop winning proposals

Position Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree
-8+ years of industry-related experience
-3+ years of experience managing projects and leading proposals
-Experience leading and supporting projects in the areas of long-range planning, modal planning, and statewide policy
-Experience with corridor studies and/or implementation studies -Strong and effective communication, presentation, and technical writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

-PE certification
-Master’s degree
-Established relationships with Florida DOT and MPOs

Salary: $120k-$150k

Cambridge Systematics is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a culture in which every voice is valued, where employees have a sense of belonging and connection with one another and to the organization, and they feel empowered to do their best work. We are committed to increasing diversity at all levels within the firm and we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to our open positions.

If you think you have what it takes but aren’t sure you meet all the requirements of this job, we invite you to connect with us. We value all perspectives and life experiences and want to hear about yours. EOE AA


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