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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Principal Consultant, Alternative Delivery (ID# 45922) in Denver, Colorado

Principal Consultant, Alternative Delivery (ID# 45922) Denver, CO


Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 13 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Alternative Delivery Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Alternative Delivery Support Principal Consultant to be located in our Denver, Colorado office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guiding public agencies and private sector clients through the delivery of capital projects ranging across the spectrum of transportation, rail, buildings, and other types of capital assets. The Principal Consultant will advise agencies on methods of project delivery and the financing of capital projects, with an emphasis on alternative delivery methods, including Public-Private-Partnerships (P3), design-build, construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) and construction manager at risk (CMAR)

  • Strategizing with agencies and project owners to evaluate project delivery methods and determine the optimal method to fit the owner’s needs

  • Interfacing with project owners to determine the goals and constraints for the implementation of their projects

  • Assisting with the development of procurement strategies and drafting of procurement documents for alternative delivery projects, including, for example, Requests for Information, Requests for Qualifications, and Requests for Proposals

  • Advising public agencies and private clients through the procurement process to engage an entity to design, construct, operate and maintain a capital asset, including in the drafting of evaluation criteria, selecting proposers, and negotiating agreements to close

  • Developing risk profiles for projects, which includes drafting risk matrices that identify critical risks, facilitating, and attending risk workshops and evaluating the allocation of identified risks for project delivery.

  • Collaborating in a teaming environment with other members of project teams for the successful procurement of alternative delivery projects, including interacting with, and providing appropriate technical advice to engineers, investment bankers, financial analysts, legal counsel, and internal-client procurement teams

  • Developing strategies for change management and alternative delivery project implementation, and setting up the process for agencies to implement these strategies over the life of a project

  • Advise project managers with respect to ongoing project implementation issues, including change management and the interpretation of alternative delivery contracts

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals, and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, with graduate degree preferred (J.D., M.B.A., Ph. D)

  • 13+ years’ experience in directly relevant endeavors

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Active engagement in relevant industry organizations

  • Strong interpersonal skills and high emotional IQ

  • Proven experience in consulting or a comparable role in developing organizational capability and performance improvement from within an organization

  • Hands-on leader, collaborator, and strong team player

  • Self-starter, who can get things done efficiently

  • Authorization to immediately work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in relevant field (J.D., M.B.A., Ph. D)

  • Experience on major infrastructure projects

  • 15+ years of direct experience with project contracting and/or alternative project delivery

  • Knowledge and application of P3 and design-build project delivery methods

About Advisory

WSP’s US Advisory practice is dedicated to transforming the business of infrastructure across the transportation, buildings, energy, environment, and power sectors. We guide our clients through solving some of their most complex infrastructure challenges by providing a unique combination of engineering principles, technology, and management consulting skills.

From aging assets and funding shortfalls to evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies, today’s infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges. In response, clients are increasingly leveraging our multi-disciplined expertise, solutions-focused approach, and ability to deliver to support them as they work to meet today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges.

This environment has led to rapid growth for the US Advisory practice, as we’re now located in 30+ offices across the U.S. We plan to continue that growth and aim to expand our team by 25% this year. We are looking for motivated candidates who want to join our group of trusted advisors in delivering important, high-quality, and high-value work to our clients and their stakeholders, while helping to shape the future growth of the nation’s built environment.


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.

This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status