Senior Project Manager/Business Lead
Sacramento, CA 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Based in California, we currently have an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager / Business Leader to lead and grow our Highways, Roads, and Bridges team, with a focus primarily across the northern half of the State. You will work out of one of our existing offices, operating on a flex program, with an option of up to 3 remote days per week. Based on the candidate and experience, opportunities to collaborate with Transportation Planning/Traffic Engineering, Rail and Transit, Maritime and Coastal, and other related practices will be provided.

As a Senior Lead/Senior Project Manager, you will support our transportation and site infrastructure leadership team and oversee transportation and related infrastructure projects across the State with a primary focus as noted above. The position will include support of business development, providing client relationship management, and leading a diversified portfolio of projects and project types, as required. The position may include limited staff management.

Our ideal candidate has strong leadership, business development, project management, and technical engineering skills. Established client relationships and a consistent record with developing new business opportunities is required. We are seeking self-motivated and active networkers who value building credible relationships with clients and the community.

The ideal candidate will assist in the following areas:

  • Business and Client Relationship Development and Management
  • Marketing activities, including market evaluation and strategy, pre-marketing activities, and proposal development
  • Staff Mentorship/Team Project Leadership
  • Leading teams to deliver design of highways, roadways, roundabouts, interchanges, intersections, complete streets, and/or trails projects
  • Drive the Transportation business primarily across Northern CA, and beyond as applicable.
  • Oversight of the preparation / Quality Assurance of PS&E Packages
  • Technical Report Writing / Quality Assurance


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer preferred
  • Minimum 20 years' experience across transportation market. Experience on highway projects and/or major projects is required.
  • Ability to attract and recruit industry talent at different levels, including other key leads
  • Comfortable presenting in front of panels and audiences
  • Team-oriented, critical thinker, with a passion for client relations and delivery of high-profile infrastructure projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience leading teams in preparing PS&E packages
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously; and have strong organizational, problem solving, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
20+ years
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