Senior Program Manager

 Sr. Program Manager (Senior Director Level)

Harris is a 100% employee-owned company focused on solving today's complex challenges in planning, design, and construction of public infrastructure. Our offices and project sites span the West Coast in California, Nevada, and Washington with a staff of over 220 employee-owners. We focus on serving clients in the municipal, water, transportation, and education markets. If you are a driven professional looking for a collaborative environment, work that makes a difference, and a firm that invests heavily in your growth, you could be a perfect fit for Harris & Associates.

Harris is looking for a Sr. Program Manager to join our dynamic Program & Construction Management team in Southern California. 

The Senior Program Manager will manage the day-to-day efforts related to program management of municipal capital improvement programs or other programming, planning, design, procurement, construction, and asset management projects for our Municipal clients.

The selected candidate will also be expected to assist in the development of the Program Management Practice within the firm, including development of a comprehensive business plan and   program delivery procedures

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in a technical field, preferably Civil Engineering, with a preference for a master’s degree in a technical field or business
  • Extensive experience (20+ years) in the AEC industry, with a minimum of 15 years large scale program  management experience; Professional Engineering licensure is preferred
  • Expert Knowledge of Project and Program Management with a preference for certification by the Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Strong background in all phases of the delivery of municipal capital construction projects with comprehensive understanding of program management, project management, design management, project controls, contract administration, finance and fiscal controls, contracts and documentation
  • Exceptional leadership skills with proven ability to solve both ambiguous and discrete problems with teams and ability to leverage resources from a variety of sources
  • Exceptional communication skills with strong, proven ability to work with public sector municipalities and diverse stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in project and program management having developed and/or delivered white papers or presentations on project/program formation, execution, and close out.
  • Strong business approach with a compelling vision of program execution and ability to help municipal clients deliver programs; ability to identify risk and successfully create risk mitigation plans.
  • Ability to directly develop, grow, and supervise a team, potentially including Sr. Project Managers, Project Engineers, Project Controls Staff, and Construction Staff 

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Harris & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability) and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Harris expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

 

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