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(BAPM) Construction Program Manager (Electric Vehicle focus) - nationwide

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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Owings Mills, Maryland, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Owings Mills 

State: Maryland

SUMMARY:  The Electric Vehicle Strategic Program Manager (EVSPM) will spearhead the implementation and performance of programs and manage all services across BV divisions to support the electric vehicle (EV) market.  The EVSPM is responsible for launching and building Bureau Veritas Technical Assessments’ (BV) electric vehicle (EV) programs, overseeing the operations, administration, budget, marketing, performance analysis, reporting, process improvement, and customer and stakeholder engagement.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.

 

The EV Strategic Program Manager will:

  • Collaborate with executive leadership to strategically develop a plan for the Bureau Veritas electric vehicle program.
  • Spearhead the implementation and performance of the program to achieve installation of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure targets for BV clients in cities nationwide.
  • Lead the development of a proactive and customer-centric culture in an effort to foster trust, confidence among customers / electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) developers / technology providers, the sales team, and create new / maintain relationships.
  • Manage all aspects of the electric vehicle program including planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing resources needed to achieve EVSE infrastructure goals.
  • Ability to develops subcontractor scopes of work and facilitate detailed estimates for pricing and bidding exercises. 
  • Leads preconstruction and estimating team developing detailed scopes of work, budgets and ROM estimates to support new business acquisition.
  • Leads project team in managing design and budget throughout project lifecycle as Design-Build leader.
  • Manages and reports on overall Design Build program budgets, job costs, and profitability.
  • Identifies, qualifies, and assists with onboarding new contractor and vendors.
  • Strategically hire a team of engineers and project managers to comprise the Electric Vehicle team.  Lead collaboration with this team, other internal departments, external vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Partner with operations and contractors to ensure seamless response to complex public charging station applications for rebates or incentives.
  • Develop and manage relationships within in the industry.
  • Cultivate trusting professional relationships with EV infrastructure site hosts, respond to site host inquiries, and partner with construction planning and business development teams to resolve site host and customer issues.
  • Lead and facilitate outreach campaigns and marketing efforts to increase awareness and participation in Bureau Veritas’ Electric Vehicle Program.
  • Partner with the Marketing and Communications department to maintain and enhance the EV marketing material to include web content.
  • Lead efforts with the EV business development group to ensure stellar customer service, robust program performance and to secure continued growth.
  • Supervise all program design, customer enrollments, budget and timely and accurate incentive payments and reporting.
  • Foster growth through innovative design solutions, collaborative relationships with stakeholders both internal and external and through development and training of employees and contractors.
  • Develop and hone the software necessary to administer the electric vehicle programs as well as the data management and quality control.
  • Orient with local committees in jurisdictions of interest pertaining to electric vehicle programs and serve as the liaison for BV with all applicable organizations.
  • Represent BV at industry conferences, meetings with external stakeholders and all related events pertaining to the development of EVSE projects.
  • Partner closely in the development and leadership of sales programs for EVSE as well as design and implement sales strategy to support the development of successful EVSE projects.
  • Conduct performance reviews and monitor/manage EV project team members.
  • Create and present reports defining project/program performance and profitability, resource availability and divisional goals.
  • Ability to use and skillfully operate a computer is essential to this position.
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% of time to client sites and offices across the U.S. via plane and/or driving as determined based on the project location. Overnight stays away from home may be required.
  • Ability to climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or steep roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment)
  • Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
  • Demonstrates our company’s guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Follows all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of our company’s quality standards.
  • Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  The EVPM will ensure that the EV team is given clear and defined scope of work outlines, visits and projects occur on time, issues are resolved, and technical decisions are made. Directly supervises employees on the billing team.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, developing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • B.S. or B.A. Degree in Construction, Architecture or Engineering, Business, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or Advanced Engineering Degree high desirable.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing Design-Build construction projects, electrical project experience preferred.
  • Proven experience (5 years) in managing direct reports in a supervisory role

 

 

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Strong consideration will be given to those that are PMP and LEED certified.
    • Valid driver's license is required.
    • Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 required.

 

  • Other Qualifications:
    • Must have a clean driving record
    • Must be able to work from a remote location
    • Must have a cell phone and supply your own internet service.
    • Occasional weekend travel required.
    • Must be willing to fly and live near (or be willing to relocate to) a major metropolitan area with reasonable access to a major airport
    • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane or driving. Overnight stays may be required.
    • Knowledge of construction components, process and methodologies required
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with BV employees and customers
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent time management skills including ability to perform multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently.
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Ability to use and skillfully operate an electronic tablet efficiently in the field for live data collection is essential to this position
    • Ability to use and skillfully operate a computer is essential to this position.

 

  • Other Qualifications:
    • Must be energized and excited about the EV market space and have a strong desire to grow the business.
    • Should possess experience and/or knowledge of electric vehicle technologies.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with little supervision or guidance.
    • Demonstrated experience analyzing information, both technical and financial, and making recommendations based on that information.
    • Stellar communication, presentation, interpersonal, writing skills, and experience presenting to small and large audiences.
    • Experience with governmental agencies at all levels as well as regulatory filings.
    • Demonstrated experience analyzing information, both technical and financial, and making recommendations based on that information.
    • Stellar communication, presentation, interpersonal and writing skills and experience presenting to small and large audiences.
    • Experience with governmental agencies at all levels as well as regulatory filings.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:

  • sit
  • stand
  • walk (for most of an 8-hour workday and up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time)
  • climb steps
  • Ability to climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or steep roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment)
  • balance
  • stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • talk or hear
  • occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% of time to client sites and offices across the U.S. via plane and/or driving as determined based on the project location. Overnight stays away from home may be required.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will follow BVs Health and Safety Policies. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  EEO/AAE: Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans”, or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. We value the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. Our company is a federal contractor and requests priority referrals of M/F/V/D. Questions: Jennifer Dodson, 800-733-0660. Please understand that this offer does not create a contract of employment for a definite term or a contract of continuing employment. This employer is an at-will employer and either party can terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

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