As a member of the Executive Management Committee (EMC) leads and supports the execution of business strategies for firm's offerings aligned to the Unit's goals/targets. Directs short-term and long-range planning and budget development to support strategic business goals. Approves annual business plans and budgets for the Unit's client service sales groups and service delivery organizations. Directs operations of the groups and areas including staffing, quality, profitability improvement and client service. Monitors business operations through monthly reviews of group and area progress and assists in mid-course adjustments as needed to get or remain on plan. Develops and evaluates short and long-term strategic financial and operating objectives for the Unit, in line with overall business strategy. Formulates and implements business strategies and procedures for the Unit aligned with the firm's objectives effectively cascading these down to all levels of the organization.
Ensures the effective management of processes for business forecasting, budgets, consolidation, and reporting to the firm. Directs and partners on technical innovation, quality management and health and safety while partnering with the firm's functional leaders.
Manages and minimizes the Unit's financial risk exposure by following and maintaining governance, systems of controls, and ensuring that the appropriate requirements are operating effectively. Ensures compliance across the Unit/firm with corporate governance requirements and applicable local and international regulatory laws for reporting, and taking action where non-compliance is identified. Manages, directs, and ensures a balanced portfolio of projects. Manages budget and resources so that the firm is prepared to deliver on its strategies; continuously look at ways to be more cost effective and improve efficiencies and service levels. Provides executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities and provide consultative support to planning initiatives. Establishes and maintains strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek a full range of business solutions, providing accurate and relevant advice. Provides recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities. Works with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to identify potential new business opportunities/sources of revenue Develop, lead, and maintain a high-performance team Work with CDM Smith technology company, Trinnex, to help grow the digital solutions business
Unit President - NAU (US and Canada)
OPS - Office of the President
20+ years of related experience with at least 6 of those years in a management or leadership capacity. Bachelor's degree. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
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Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.
**Job Site Location:**
United States - Nationwide
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**Amount of Travel Required:**
**Visa Sponsorship Available:**
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
**Skills and Abilities:**
Industry working knowledge and application. Ability to interpret strategy and execute effectively. Innovation
Effective leadership skills. Strong business acumen
Influencing skills. Excellent Communication skills
Building and maintaining relationships. Conceptual thinking. Proven ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and ambiguous environment. Proven knowledge of general business principles and practices, including financial and people management. Up to date knowledge of current and emerging services and solutions relevant to the firm and the industry. Thorough knowledge of all relevant legislation. Knowledge of risk management
Excellent market understanding and presence
Have a bias for action. Be growth-minded, be a builder
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CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
**U.S. Vaccine Status:**
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.
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