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United States
Job description
Our aviation team creates unique solutions for the ultimate passenger experience, focusing on the details without losing sight of the big picture-and your long-term growth.

We are seeking a Project Executive for our Aviation market with experience winning and managing large multi-disciplinary Aviation projects and clients. Gresham Smith has expansive opportunities for the right person.

  • Contribute to the development of the overall strategic vision and direction of the Aviation market by serving as a leader in the research/information gathering process to identify new services and geographic areas with high growth potential as a seller-doer.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Vice President (EVP) to identify key pursuits critical to Aviation market growth.
  • Successfully win new work; help build our client portfolio.
  • Develop tactical plans to identify new strategic clients and business relationships; to foster current client and business relationships; to monitor client satisfaction, pursuit leads, and to assure clients of their value and importance to the firm.
  • Project executive / major project management
  • Monitor market trends and forecast key skill sets and capabilities needed in anticipation of ever-changing client demand and expectations.
  • Maintain healthy client relationships and possess solid operational insight for driving projects and executing deliverables.
  • Identify project goals and clearly communicate them to project teams to ensure client expectations are consistently achieved. Guide Project Managers and Project Teams in achieving client expectations.
  • Strong previous experience in technical architectural/engineering and, be recognized as a credible leader with strong technical, project leadership & client management experience related to the Aviation industry.
  • Be skilled in professional persuasion and effective negotiation.
  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering and 20+ years of job-related experience required. Professional licensure is required.
  • Must be exceptional in written and oral communication, with the ability to lead, develop and deliver highly persuasive presentations that build client confidence and result in securing favorable design contracts.
  • Preferred: 15+ years serving Aviation clients in a consultant (architectural or engineering) role or direct managerial capacity with routine involvement in capital project delivery.
  • Successful project management experience managing multi-disciplinary Aviation projects with highly satisfied clients.
  • Evidence of strong team leadership, consistently high-quality deliverables, routinely strong financial outcomes.
  • Develop new client relationships and maintain healthy relationships with existing clients
  • Provide solid operational insight and a commitment to quality for driving projects and executing deliverables
Gresham Smith is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms or employment agencies. An executed GRESHAM SMITH PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, Gresham Smith explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to Gresham Smiths hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of Gresham Smith upon receipt.
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