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GHD has gained a high level of local and global recognition for excellence in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and tunnels engineering. We are leaders in geotechnical design for Transportation, Energy, Water, Property and Building, and are focussed on keep growing our presence in the geotechnical practice within the Province. 

We have an outstanding leadership opportunity for a Business Group Leader – Geotechnical to lead our established Quebec and Atlantic (QAR) - Geotechnical team based in Montreal or Quebec and servicing our Quebec and Atlantic region. 

As the Business Group Leader – Geotechnical, you will work closely with the QAR General Manager across multidisciplinary projects, bids and proposals to develop and significantly grow GHD’s presence and market share in the fields of geotechnical engineering and engineering geology, across a range of sectors. The role will provide leadership in developing and delivering a range of projects and also leading and mentoring a team of engineers and technical specialists. 

Working on a diverse range of projects and clients, you will:
  • Develop and realize business opportunities, and ensure sustainable growth of the Geotechnical group revenues
  • Manage Business Group performance, people, and resources
  • Provide vision and direction for the QAR Geotechnical business that links with GHD’s North America market strategy, and input into the Region Market Strategy
  • Be well-connected and influential, building and developing relationships with existing and potential clients and partners, with a focus on business development
  • Provide leadership to the Business Group in line with GHD’s values and objectives
  • Build effective relationships with other Business Group Leaders and with Market Leaders within and outside the Region.
About you
  • You will have a technical background in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology. At a minimum you will hold a BEng Civil/Geological Engineering or BSc Geology with geotechnical and/or tunnel engineering knowledge and recognized industry accreditation
  • 15+ years professional experience within an engineering consultancy • Demonstrated technical capability across your area of technical expertise, including all project phases from desktop studies and planning, to detailed design and construction
  • Effective & proven business development, networking and client relationship management skills
  •  Ability to develop lasting client relationships based on trust and delivery excellence
  • Proven background in delivering projects from proposal to completion
  • Detailed knowledge of local, national and international standards and other industry guidelines and be connected into networks across the industry
  • Ability to mentor and train team members
  • Provide technical leadership, often in multi-disciplinary teams for planning, feasibility studies and detailed design project phases. 
Our commitment to you 
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. 

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements. 

Why GHD? 
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities. 

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own!

About GHD 
As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. 

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience. 

Interested? 

We have streamlined our application process to make it easier for you to apply and look forward to reviewing your application. At GHD, we only accept applications submitted online via the "apply" button, and we will connect with you once we have reviewed your Resume and Cover Letter. 

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