Project Executive/Service Lead
Faithful Gould - Alexandria, VA

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Construction Management, Construction, Project and Cost Consultancy

Primary Location


United States-Virginia-Alexandria

Employment Category



Employment Type


Full Time

Job Summary

As one of the world’s leading project and cost consultancies, Faithful+Gould is a great company to work for. We advise many blue chip companies on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects. Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team.

As a result of continued growth and success, we are seeking a Project Executive/Service Lead for our Alexandria, VA Office. We have been operating in this market for over four decades, providing key project management and/or project controls consultancy advice for key blue chip clients. The key objective of this role will be to significantly grow our business through engagement with existing clients and developing new key clients locally across Maryland and Virginia, specifically in the government sector.

Typical duties and responsibilities of this job include:
Utilizes existing professional contacts, association networking, and sector expertise to grow our existing client service offering as well as gaining new clients/accounts.

Provides measurable business development support to the Alexandria office and/or DC Metro area, acting as lead interface with clients and related project team members.

Develops and implements business development plans and activities working with Service Heads.

Develops and implements regional strategic objectives aligned with the company’s strategic initiatives.

Ensure the Company Risk Assessment Process is utilized, and resulting risk management plans are implemented, in coordination with legal and finance.

Maintains personal chargeability in excess of 50% or at a rate designated by regional management.

Job Details

In order to support the significant growth projected for this office in the next three years, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Extensive management experience and expertise in the Government construction sector. We will consider candidates with Hospitality, Healthcare, Manufacturing and/or Commercial expertise, but a concentration in the Government sector is preferred.

Proven knowledge of the DC Metro market and surrounding area, including a substantial business development track record and an established network of contacts in the industry vital to developing and maintaining accounts.

Extensive experience working for a Construction Project Management Consultancy or Contractor. Exposure to both aspects is highly desirable, but a consultancy background is a key requirement.

Ability to lead multi-faceted projects in an executive capacity and command client respect in a billable position.

Proven success recruiting, engaging, developing, managing and retaining highly motivated people.

Commercial acumen to assess opportunities and lead others in the relevant commercial and bidding processes delivering growth

A high level of self-management, commitment and trust with an affinity with underlying company values and an approach that permits effective communication and collaboration with Senior Management.

Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or related field required; with a minimum of ten years’ experience in a similar capacity in the DC Metro and surrounding areas.

Active participation in local association chapters, the respect of the local community as an industry leader, and a verifiable network of strong industry contacts necessary for continued and expanded success.

An enthusiastic and resilient attitude; the drive to achieve and maximize opportunity.

Faithful+Gould is proud to be an Drug-Free, Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D), and our Training & Development Policy supports academic and professional certifications that provide individual career development as well as growth and opportunity to our business as a whole. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package which includes competitive salaries, medical/dental coverage, extensive paid vacation and holidays, 401(k), vehicle allowance and professional membership reimbursement.

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