at HDR ENGINEERING INC. in Chicago, Illinois, United States
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We are currently searching for a principal to join our team focused on planning and designing exciting spaces in corporate and higher education science and research. Places that inspire students to learn, researchers to discover and curiosity to thrive. The successful candidate will work together with architects, engineers, and other design professionals as part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team. We are an expertise-driven practice that balances deep technical knowledge with the highest degree of creativity.
We design facilities to support life-changing scientific advances and foster discovery. We believe that at the root of all good design is an understanding of human behavior, and how the physical environment can affect these behaviors. We create sustainable facilities in which world-class scientists can discover cures for insidious diseases, explore new sources of clean energy, protect our resources, and improve public health-enriching people's lives around the world. Similarly, HDR is leading the transformation of learning environments at the world's top academic institutions to better prepare the next generation's leaders.
In the role of Principal for our Education & Science practice, you will help establish and guide the overall direction of the market sector in the local region and be part of the #1 Science & Laboratory team in the industry. The successful candidate must possess the drive, experience and charisma needed to secure a robust client base and to solidify an unrivaled reputation for the core Education & Science team in the region.
The role includes a variety of duties ranging from annual planning to closing on pursuits and directing project teams. Critical to this role is a proven history and commitment to developing and nurturing strong relationships with multiple clients in the market sector. Beginning with pre-positioning activities and continuing through (and beyond) the life of project execution. These relationships will be essential to creating opportunities and maintaining HDR's position for future work.
Leadership and visioning for the market sector in the region.
Developing capture plans and initiating relationships with key clients.
Maintaining an active and visible presence in the market sector, allocating time in proportion to annual fee goals for the local region.
Helping develop qualifications and proposals for market sector pursuits.
Leading pursuit go/no-go and strategy discussions.
Directing interview strategies and implementation.
Preparing and negotiating project contracts.
Serving as Principal-in-Charge as appropriate.
Working closely with local leadership to maintain project oversight throughout execution, including conformance to client expectations for technical/quality, financial performance, and schedule adherence.
Providing mentorship and guidance to staff in support of career development.
In collaboration with subject matter experts, and independently when appropriate, developing abstracts and presentations for industry conferences, seminars, workshops, and other similar events promoting program messages, research, project outcomes, lessons learned, trends, etc. related to facility design.
Project types include learning / teaching environments and research and development facilities for academic, institutional, government, and corporate sector clients. Projects may include a variety of teaching, research, imaging, metrology, testing, and pre-production facilities in the areas of life sciences, physical sciences, biocontainment, animal research, public health, and related support facilities.... For full info follow application link.
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.
USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.
CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.
At HDR, health and safety matters.
For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.