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Cost and Commercial Management Discipline Leader at Arcadis Global

Cost and Commercial Management Discipline Leader

Arcadis Global New York, NY (Onsite) Full-Time
At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Arcadis is seeking a Cost and Commercial Management Discipline Leader to support our Places - Project and Program Management (PgM) team in North America. In this role, you will lead a growing team, serve as a technical expert, deliver projects on the budget, and lead employee experience, client experience and service vision and transformation for the North America Cost and Commercial Management Discipline.

This position can be based out of any US office.

Role accountabilities:

Client Focus and Experience

* Continuously improve North America's Cost and Commercial Management competitive position through strong client delivery, developing capabilities (e.g., technical expertise, commercial skills), and driving cost competitiveness
* Develop relationships throughout the Arcadis North American business to foster cooperation and to maximize opportunities to cross-sell and collaborate
* Act as a lead technical expert, providing strategic guidance to others on cost and commercial management matters, in order to support successful delivery of projects
* Champion client care and key client management to by proactively strengthening and broadening client relationships and enhancing the value of the Arcadis brand in the market
* Maintain oversight of the bid process by taking an active role in bid/no-bid decisions, overseeing client proposals and maintaining the business development pipeline

Deliver Service

* Own and deliver the service transformation milestones in the global services roadmap as agreed with the PgM Area Leader, Operations Director, and Service Leader
* Seek to continuously develop processes and lead the implementation of new cost and commercial management system improvements, working to improve services, drive innovation and enhance project delivery

People & High-Performance Culture

* Lead, motivate and manage a team of technical specialists, setting objectives, reviewing performance and developing skills to ensure efficient cost and commercial management services to projects
* Develop a culture that is client-centric, innovative and people focused to ensure we achieve our aspirations for client experience
* Lead, motivate and develop a diverse team of business leaders through coaching and mentoring
* Drive and plan for diverse and inclusive teams
* Lead business change and transformation in the discipline ensuring adoption
* Manage resources focusing on deployment, recruitment, retention, personal development and the establishment of robust progression plans
* Drive improvement on engagement using 'your voice' survey

Operational Performance

* Own and deliver operational and financial performance of the discipline area in line with overall Arcadis strategy and targets of the BA on in country level.
* Oversee the financial performance of cost and commercial management projects and scope across their life cycle, taking responsibility for costs, schedules and efficiency to ensure profit and budgetary targets are met and best value outcomes are achieved
* Own the evolution of the workforce pyramid to meet the strategic needs of the business
* Deliver growth of the GEC for Cost and Commercial Management support and delivery
* Coordinate with the Growth organization to identify, select and grow new clients, and targeting existing clients to deliver revenue growth, bookings and margin to meet or exceed planned targets

Qualifications & Experience:

Who you are:

* Be curious: Have a global, strategic, and future thinking mindset by building organizational networks that are value-adding, engaging and purposeful
* Drive success: Create a sense of shared ownership and accountability balancing this with decisiveness by holding others to account for delivery
* Ignite passion: Role model own commitment to improving quality of life and putting sustainability at the core

Required Qualifications:

15 years of experience

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Transform Your World

Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program and optional benefits including adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer seven paid holidays and potentially up to two floating holidays per calendar year depending on start, and 15 days PTO that accrue per year. The salary range for this position is $116000 - 200100 / year.

Recommended Skills

  • Business Development
  • Business Transformation
  • Coaching And Mentoring
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Curiosity
  • Employee Motivation
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