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WSP USA Principal Electrical Engineer - Lighting and Energy Solutions in Birmingham, United Kingdom

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move it’s vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2024 and beyond…

To find out more about our Lighting and Energy Solutions Team business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Lighting & Energy Solutions | WSP (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/services/lighting-and-energy-solutions)

The Systems and Infrastructure vision is to apply global best practice in the promotion of innovative technology solutions and advice to fulfil client’s transportation network needs. We provide systems consultancy, engineering and design services with the aim of improving performance of transportation networks through the application of technology.

A Regional Leader will be responsible for the management and leadership of their team (typically 20-30 people). Teams may be split over several offices within the group, depending on size, structure and geographical coverage, and will also likely comprise several related but distinct skills teams with each such team led by a Team Leader.

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong.

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Who We Are | WSP (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/who-we-are)

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

APPLY NOW AND BE THE FUTURE OF WSP!

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Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

Leadership

  • Working closely with Capability Leads, and Project Leadership to actively lead and manage the technical team

  • Monitor performance management processes, ensuring team are clear on expectations and standards of performance

  • Monitor and deliver resource utilisation targets by liaising with Team and Project Managers

  • Ensure delivery is achieved in accordance with the Business Management System

  • Promote and manage the Professional Development Reviews process to encourage training and learning, competencies and support career development

  • Responsible for growth and recruitment of team to meet project and budget targets/demands

Commercial

  • Responsible for the financial performance of team Project Forecast Tool maintaining multipliers and utilisation of the teams

  • Work closely with the other Regional Leads, Team Leaders and Group Director to ensure the most efficient deployment of resources and skills across ITS team

  • Support the Group Director in preparing the input to annual budget

  • Ensure Team compliance with business Authorisation Schedule for all expenditure

  • Ensure appropriate dialogue with Legal and Commercial support for contract reviews and dispute resolution

Business Development and Relationship Management

  • Responsible for client relationships within your team

  • Working closely with Growth leads support the growth of the business

  • Work with colleagues to develop effective client relationship plans

  • A Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • Working toward or achieved professional qualification or Chartership with an appropriate institute

  • Thorough understanding of the electric vehicle and electrical design as a discipline and working Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) knowledge.

  • Proven track record in the successful leadership of staff and management of multiple projects at project and office levels.

  • Experience of managing or technical leadership for medium and large size complex projects.

  • Detailed understanding of the technology sector, experience of wider industry interest groups.

  • Knowledge of company disciplines and services gained through corporate and BU induction processes

  • Understanding of supporting factors such as health and safety, quality management and environmental management systems.

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