Regional Vice President

Environmental Risk – Compliance
RPS North America provides engineering, environmental, and scientific advice across the US and Canada. We offer a comprehensive range of consulting services and technology solutions to support our clients in all sectors of the economy. We serve as the North American platform of RPS Group, one of the world's preeminent consultancies.

 Working from our Seattle, WA office, we are seeking a Regional Vice President to lead staff management and business development in our Pacific Northwest initiative. Qualified candidates will have broad environmental and engineering consulting experience with both the public and private sector in the Pacific Northwest Region. 
Candidates with professional licensure as an Engineer (PE) with a demonstrated ability to generate environmental and engineering consulting service sales to a broad range of clients (specifically within the real estate development and/or manufacturing/industrial markets) are highly encouraged. Demonstration of this ability will most likely be based on a sound technical and client management background in a similar industry enabling a “seller/doer” consulting service approach. 

Daily Functions

    • Business development and marketing to the Seattle and PNW real estate investment and development and/or manufacturing/industrial markets in order to generate sales
    • Prepare and communicate project updates to real estate development, manufacturing, and industrial clients regarding the findings of environmental and engineering consulting projects
    • Account management and business development responsibilities, including sales and marketing functions with targeted sales goals
    • Building and mentoring a staff of high quality environmental professionals
    • High level consultation with clients during project execution
    • Preparation and delivery of technical proposals, presentations, and work products
    • Identification and pursuit of new markets and services


    • Experience managing a team of environmental consultants focused in environmental engineering and compliance
    • Proven ability to grow business development opportunities, managing and expanding new and existing client base to support growth and business objectives, specifically within the real estate development, and manufacturing, and industrial markets
    • Strong knowledge of remediation/investigation plan design, environmental sampling methodologies, work plan preparation, budgeting, bid / proposal development & project management
    • Experience evaluating and resolving environmental compliance matters for manufacturing/industrial clients.
    • Experience in storm catchment assessment and analysis, hydrology / flood risk assessments, hydraulic analysis and design of storm water drainage systems (all stages) a plus
    • Understand federal & state environmental regulations
    • Strong technical report writing skills

RPS is an industry leader and we pride ourselves on our ability to attract and retain exceptional talent by treating our employees well. In addition to competitive compensation packages, we offer:
·         Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage for employees and families, with no waiting period and generous contributions to monthly premiums.
·         401(k) Plan, with a dollar-for-dollar Company match of employee contributions, up to 5% of eligible compensation
·         Share Purchase Plan, which enables employees to purchase shares via payroll deductions at 85% of market value, with the Company matching employees’ shares 1:1
·         Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care costs.
·         Performance-based bonus program.
·         Generous vacation and sick leave policies in addition to company-wide paid holidays.

RPS North America provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected characteristics. RPS complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and requirements governing nondiscrimination in every location in which we operate.