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Energy and Sustainable Cities Director, Americas & Pacific

Vacancy details

General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Energy and Sustainable Cities Director, Americas & Pacific

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

 Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport, mobility, operation and maintenance services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.  



The Director will be leading our Energy & Sustainable Cities activities in our Americas & Pacific Region, including USA, Latin America, Asia and Australia. This is a newly created position and major role for our Group.



Responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Energy & Sustainable Cities Business Line’s strategy within the region, as well as full P&L responsibility including order intake and profitability targets. Additional responsibilities include the development of the financial plans, marketing plans, project methodologies, technical and commercial leadership as well as project and business line staffing requirements and talent management. The position is a key element in connecting the region and its clients to the global business line (and its service lines) and conversely connect the global business line with the region and it’s specific market dynamics.



We operate in a matrix structure and the role has a dual reporting accountability to the CEO of the Energy and Sustainable Cities Business Line and the CEO of the Americas & Pacific Region.

Job description

The Energy and Sustainable Cities Business Line includes 6 Service Lines: Water and Energy, Architecture, Environment, Façade & Sustainability, Building Engineering, and Nuclear.



The role requires close collaboration with Country Managing Directors, Service Line Directors, Regional and Business Line operational, commercial, and supporting teams.



We operate a hybrid work model and this role could be based in London, Paris, Miami or Toronto with frequent travel to our other locations.



Duties & Responsibilities


Vision and Leadership

  • Establish and maintain effective region business line organizational structure and skill base to meet the needs of the business line grouping in the short and longer term
  • Provide support to the Business Line in developing region based business plans for entire grouping of business sub services,
  • Evaluate and plan for future market conditions and align the strategy to take advantage of any changes or opportunities, industry trends and break through innovations
  • Work closely with peers within the region to create and develop synergies across business lines



Sustainable Development

  • Ensure that that Sustainability, Environment and Quality are the responsibility of all employees
  • Demonstrate effective innovation leadership at all times to enhance the organization’s commitment to sustainable performance



Financial Performance

  • Responsible for maximizing financial results of the business line within the region including profit and loss, fixed assets, capital expenditure and receivables
  • Responsible for executing and ensuring effective delivery of operational and budgetary objectives.
  • Establish PL forecast revenues and profits in accordance with prescribed guidelines and ensure effective teamwork to meet or exceed targets
  • Complete commercial evaluations and pricing recommendations to the organization with regards to the business line’s services




  • Operational Capability
  • Responsible for planning, operation and growth of domain group in the respective region
  • Work with HR, Tender Units, and country managers in order to manage operational planning and staff utilization including future project demand planning, talent acquisition, mobility and retention
  • Responsible for business line group operations to ensure service performance, quality, and efficiency, and cost-effective management of resources as per objectives


Client and Communication


  • Significant commercial efforts (in coordination with the commercial organization) in order to identify and then nurture and develop leads into active opportunities and pursuit plans within set strategy
  • Plan and implement effective strategic marketing campaigns, following global business line marketing strategies
  • Participate with select clients and key accounts on current and future business opportunities
  • Support Country/Area and Regional Sales Teams by providing sales training and marketing material targeted for application specific opportunities or clients
  • Support Tender preparations, acts as bid manager or ensures such resources are available where applicable for a successful tender preparation
  • Ensure Country/Area and Regional Sales Teams have support through sales training and marketing material targeted for application specific opportunities or clients utilizing business line global technical experts to support regional ambitions.

Skills & Knowledge


  • Technical and Commercial knowledge of the business line activities or sub services 
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution of projects
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Skill in examining tenders, market conditions and operational requirements.
  • Experience in sales and marketing
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles. Ability to develop
  • financial plans and manage resources. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data. Ability to prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Knowledge of communications and public relation techniques. Ability to develop and deliver professional presentations
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and
  • interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government and clients. Work effectively across a diverse multicultural multilingual community
  • Excellent presentation skills in order to participate in interactive client presentations, commercial road shows, speaking at conferences and events to promote Egis’s services


What’s in it for you

By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that i

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required