Division Manager – Georgia

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Augusta, GA
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Division Manager 

As Benesch’s presence in Georgia continues to grow, we are looking for a Division Manager for our Georgia Division. This is a senior-level position in the organization focused on the long-term strategic growth of the Georgia Division. This position directs and coordinates activities of business areas, including operations and business development for division office(s). The Division Manager will lead business development efforts in collaboration with the Regional Manager and Chief Business Development Officer to position the company for growth. The Division Manager will also be responsible for operations in collaboration with the Regional Manager and Chief Operating Officer to maintain strong, sustainable financial performance and employee development.

The ideal candidate will have an extensive and well-established network of contacts in the sectors and the geography (Georgia), the company serves. Assists the Regional Manager with planning and implementing short—and long-range strategic plans for the division. Responsible for formulating and administering operations plans and processes. Serves as an advisor to Group Managers to achieve desired outcomes for the company and our clients. Provides direction regarding daily operations within the division, implements plans and policies to achieve overall objectives, and ensures compliance with our mission and vision.

The Impact You Will Have
  • Leads business development efforts within the division to secure work in market sectors the company currently serves and those the company would like to serve in the future
  • Initiates or maintains relationships with prospective and existing clients as a trusted advisor who liaises between clients and the business and maintains an extensive and well-established network of contacts in the sectors the company serves
  • Evaluate market trends and author business development and annual sales plans as needed for division office(s) to capitalize on those trends
  • Research, reviews, and recommends new market areas to achieve both geographic and discipline diversification
  • Prepares business plans and budgets for approval by the Regional Manager
  • Plans, reviews, and approves the division's business development activities and annual budgets
  • Manages implementing short-term and long-range business plans for the division and meets annual sales goals
  • Develops and implements opportunities to enhance the company's reputation through professional and civic activities and organizations, presentations, public speaking engagements, and publishing of thought leadership articles
  • Maintains an effective business development program, securing profitable work on a routine basis
  • Monitors the division for compliance with financial objectives, including chargeability, net revenue, profit and overhead, and project performance
  • Coordinates workloads in division office(s) and facilitates cross-division work-sharing when appropriate
  • Identifies staffing needs and leads recruitment efforts with the assistance of the Talent Acquisition team
  • Develops and executes a strategy to attract, hire, develop, and retain diverse candidates
  • Develops leaders and successors within the division to prepare them for future growth opportunities
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and direction to Group Managers in identifying potential clients/projects and desired scope of work
  • Provides strong leadership to foster and enhance a culture of safety within the division
  • Monitors implementation of policies and procedures for division office(s)
  • Assures that Quality Management Program guidelines are being implemented in division offices
  • Provides recommendations to the Regional Manager concerning annual budgets, capital expenditures, salary adjustments, promotions, and bonus ratings for approval by the COO
  • Maintains a positive relationship and effective communication with clients, managers, and corporate partners
  • Advises the Regional Manager of any human resource issues and changes in division staff
  • Develops the experience and professionalism of the division's staff and selects, develops, and mentors management talent
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the Regional Manager
What You Will Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical-related discipline
  • Licensure or certification in the respective field
  • Ability to lead, manage, mentor, and grow a dynamic team
  • Ability to build and leverage relationships to grow the business with progressive experience working directly with clients developing relationships, with proven ability to win work
  • Strong communication, organization, people management skills, business development skills, and leadership skills with a track record of understanding and adhering to contractual requirements
  • Strong understanding of project financials and Vision reporting; maintaining compliance with Division and Project financial objectives, including chargeability, profit, overhead
  • Participate in local civic and professional organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, ACEC, and similar professional organizations to promote the Company #LI-MF1

Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis until a candidate is found.

Benesch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with a physical disability or other impairment.

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