We have a current opportunity for a Senior Environmental Project Manager on a permanent basis. The position will be based in San Diego. For further information about this position please apply.
This will be a senior position within the San Diego County Environmental Planning Group with direct responsibility for business development, maintenance of client relationships, and project management, as well as staff and specialists in other Divisions and offices throughout California.
The ideal candidate must possess strong project management and leadership skills, with the proven ability to complete projects within time and budget constraints.
- Manage on-call contracts and CEQA/NEPA compliance for medium to large projects and assist others in the completion of environmental documents as needed, completing high-quality work products on time and within budget.
- Build relationships with key clients. Identify, target, and develop preferred new clients with significant opportunities. Play an active role in strengthening key client relationships. Participate in negotiation and closing of high-priority contracts.
- Prepare proposals/qualifications submittals as applicable and manage or participate in interviews to help the company win contracts and meet sales and profit goals.
- Coordinate with environmental planning, GIS, word processing, graphics, biology, cultural resources, habitat restoration, accounting, and other staff and managers, as well as subconsultants, as necessary for the completion of proposals and projects.
- Ensure the quality of the work products that you prepare and assist in quality assurance reviews of work products produced by others.
- Develop, maintain, and update professional knowledge in CEQA and NEPA compliance and related environmental services topics.
- Assist in training staff.
- Work as a team member and collaborate with the other groups in southern California and help to foster a positive and professional work atmosphere.
- Complete required administrative tasks on time and to the satisfaction of the administrative managers.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in environmental studies, environmental science, environmental engineering, public planning, or a related field
- Minimum of 8 years of experience managing CEQA and NEPA compliance programs and preparing high-quality CEQA and NEPA documents, including at least 5 years of experience as a CEQA/NEPA consultant
- Strong business development experience, with existing productive client relationships in southern California
- Excellent writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills
- Knowledge of southern California environmental and regulatory settings, with related environmental/planning work experience within that setting
- Proven experience managing large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects within time and budget constraints