Resilience Solutions Group Leader

Sep 05, 2018
Dec 28, 2018
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


The Resilience Solutions Group (RSG) Leader will primarily be responsible for the development, growth and overall operational performance of the National Programs RSG.  The RSG consists of two branches (Integrated Resilience Solutions Branch and the Regional Water Resources Branch) with about 100 people assigned.  The business performs about $25 million annually in revenue with a market breakdown of about 50% federal, 25% state and 25% local.  Priority will be on building capabilities, talent, market diversity, and growing the client base. 


The RSG leader will work with the Disaster Response OU and Geospatial OU leaders and report to the National Programs Executive Vice President.  

The successful candidate will have significant client relationships with FEMA and extensive experience with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP) programs. The candidate will have clearly demonstrated expertise and success in managing and motiving multi-disciplined teams and success growing revenues and profit margins.  

Leads in the growth and overall business operations of the group. Makes final decision in areas of authority delegated by the National Programs Leader and provides leadership in the following areas:

  • Drives financial metrics – Revenue, expenses, profit and collections.
  • Ensures proper staffing consistent with workload and technical needs.
  • Manages direct reports and coordinates resources of the two branches.
  • Directs the annual budget process.
  • Leads strategic and tactical planning and execution.
  • Participates in business development.
  • Contributes to policy decisions that could have corporate wide impacts.
  • Facilitates collaboration with other leadership in Dewberry Engineers and Dewberry Architects.

  • Minimum 20 years’ experience as a leader in the FEMA market working with clients and programs/projects.
  • Minimum 15 years of supervisory experience in managing a diverse technically based practice.
  • Minimum 15 years of operational leadership including P&L responsibilities.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
 Required Skills & Experience:

  • Seasoned leader.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong knowledge and relationship with FEMA FIMA.
  • Ability to serve as Principal-in-Charge on programs/projects of significance.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships internally and externally.



*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

We can recommend jobs specifically for you!

Similar jobs

More searches like this