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OHL NA: Executive Office (New York) Director of Business Development - OHL Building in Miami, Florida

OHL North America (OHL NA) merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver North America's most complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources.

OHL NA is the North American division of international construction company, Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHL Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with regional office locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. In 2020, OHL NA was ranked #15 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 50 Domaestic Heavy Contractors.

OHL Building, Inc.

OHL Building, Inc. is OHL NA’s vertical construction affiliate providing construction management and pre-construction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational, and assisted living facilities in addition to many other important cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces.

Headquartered in Miami, OHL Building, Inc. is known for its expertise in constructing K-12 schools and facilities for colleges and universities, hospitals, religious and cultural institutions, commercial buildings, and parking structures. It has completed significant projects for such prominent clients as Miami Dade College, Florida International University, South Miami Hospital, Baptist Health, and the Veterans Administration.

OHL Building is currently seeking a Senior Director of Business Development who is looking to make a meaningful impact on our company starting day one. This is a high level, exciting position working directly with our Executive Vice President and VP of Business Development to develop strategic initiatives, identify opportunities for growth, enhance existing relationships with current clients, identify new potential clients, and play a leadership role in the pursuit of major projects. Our ideal candidate has great interpersonal skills, as he/she will become a face of OHL Building, representing our organization, while engaging with construction industry leaders throughout Southern Florida.

  • Research, identify and track key projects early across OHL Building’s core competencies, as well as new markets, based on the company’s expertise and experience. This includes working with databases, reviewing owner websites, meeting with design firms and others, and attending industry events and conferences.

  • Work with existing clients to build relationships and secure incremental business as well as identify and target new clients in the company’s core sectors to build the business.

  • Support the Regional EVP and the VP, Business Development in identifying and forging strategic partnerships and joint ventures with industry leaders, including construction companies and design firms, in targeted markets. This includes early identification of partners, negotiating CJV and design agreements, and acting as the key point of contact for all relevant activities during the RFQ and RFP phases.

  • Work in conjunction with Proposal Managers and Proposal Writers to prepare project-specific prequalification’s (SOQ documents and RFP responses).

  • Prepare prequalification applications for submission to owners

  • Research and analyze competitors.

  • Work on brand development and corporate reputation – help build the OHL Building brand through marketing and communications programs, including collateral materials and a comprehensive website.

  • 15+ years of Business Development experience within the healthcare and educational sectors

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management; an MBA is preferred

  • Strong contacts with companies in the healthcare and educational sectors in South Florida

  • Previous experience in the project pursuit process, specifically with RFQs and RFPs, experience in construction marketing and/or working on large scale and high-profile healthcare and education projects

  • Recent project experience in South Florida region

  • Interest in the market and identifying future trends

  • Strong leadership capabilities and interpersonal skills

  • Partnership development (including negotiation) capabilities

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills to create proposals and participate in presentations.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to travel 

OHL NA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.

OHL USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“OHL”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHL or an employee of OHL, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHL property. OHL will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHL will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHL Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHL to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHL USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHL HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHL and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHL.

ID: 2021-2718

External Company URL: www.judlau.com

Street: 9675 NW 117th Avenue

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