Global Practice Manager


About this job

  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Branche: Medical devices
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Minnesota

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, August 19, 2022

About this role: Global Practice Manager

Our client is a global leader in the construction industry. They are employee-owned and employ 10,000 engineers, construction professionals, architects, technologists, scientists and consultants with offices across the U.S. and throughout the world.

Provide the leadership to grow the region’s Global Facilities practice, which includes food and consumer products, commercial architecture, mission critical facilities, life science device and other manufacturers, in a dynamic and profitable manner based upon the company's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety, and overall outstanding service.The Manager will directly oversee the design build business including: sales, recruiting, business plan development, and growth plan for the selected region including, risk management, staff development project delivery and profitable project execution.
Duties also include building an outstanding team, ensuring profitable and sound growth, leading sales & marketing activities, ensuring that the Quality Control program is adhered to, maintaining safety program, developing long-term strategic planning, providing risk management, staff development training programs, developing outstanding client relationships, and serving as project principal on our key projects and design-build projects. Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by executive management:Business Expansion:
Develop and assist in the implementation of the strategic business plan to develop and expand the firm’s global facilities practice in areas of service and expertise within the region. This includes creating new EPC project opportunities and expanding existing relationships within the regional and national marketplace.Determine, prioritize, and organize client relationships opportunities, and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.
Determine direction and lead market awareness, including involvement in professional associations, technical articles, conferences, and boards.Identify and support the recruitment of key individuals necessary to grow the practice area and support key GFS national initiatives.
Partner with GFS national practice team to develop business.Partner with other company Regional and Branch Offices in facilitating strong working relationships and share in business development.
Project Execution:Establish project teams and coordinate activities of all resources required to support the developed services.
Serve as technical specialist and advisor for project team(s).Ensure that the review process and other quality control guidelines are effectively implemented.
Partner with GFS national practice team to develop business.Leadership:
Provide leadership to enable group to consistently attain long-term profitable growth in meeting and exceeding parameters and criteria developed each year in our Business Plan. This begins each year with the development of the GFS GP Business Plan, setting high goals, and then exceeding expectations in terms of business parameters, staffing, sales, and long-term office development. Provide leadership to help staff reach their maximum performance potential.Recruit, develop, train, and retain staff.
Assign work and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.Interpret policies, purposes, and goals of organization to staff.
Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.Prepare and monitor department budget and expenditure of funds for staff hours, supplies, training, and equipment

What you need to bring:

Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or related field from an accredited curriculum.Minimum 15 years' experience in management. Experience must include at least 3 years successful management of projects, which would include proposal development, contract negotiations, project planning, design team coordination & communication, budgeting, schedule management, and client coordination.
Consulting experience preferred.Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of government, industry, and public contracts on project-related matters.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills and ability to process and manage project budgets and financial data. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Professional Registration preferred, LEED accreditation a plus.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

Anything Else?

Anything Else?

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 45 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
Apply now

Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Nick Burns is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Nick Burns
Brunel USA - Minneapolis