Company: Wood
Skills: Business Development
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Director of Growth and Development for our downstream oil and gas operations. The G&D Director is responsible for developing and delivering strategic growth plans to establish and expand the existing Wood business within their assigned market.

The role will be a single point of contact to promote and sell the full suite of services Wood has to offer across the entire end market assigned. The position will also coordinate and support offerings within Projects & Consulting to promote enhanced cross-selling.

The role provides direction and leadership to achieve strategic goals, vision, and shared values through finance, risk management, change leadership, people and culture, stakeholder management, governance, assurance, compliance, and reputation.


  • Provide strategic vision and direction to grow area of business
  • Representation of Operations Americas in the USA
  • Seek to understand the available markets and work to represent and sell all the core competencies of Operations Americas that fit the opportunities in the region
  • Define, shape, drive and execute the growth strategy to support short and long-term strategic goals, including future growth aspirations within the assigned region
  • Gather market intelligence and developing strategies to meet the shifting market opportunities
  • Lead the establishment of strong and enduring high-level relationships with customers, partners, supply chain, and stakeholders to ensure strategy delivery and position for future opportunities as measured by customer satisfaction and feedback, the health of the prospect pipeline, and ultimately the overall achievement of financial targets
  • Develop and maintain client relationships, proactively seeking and advancing opportunities to broaden service offering to existing clients and initiate relationships with new clients, including participating in or leading bid and tender activity
  • Promote, represent, and enhance company reputation internally and externally with clients, government, and trade bodies staying abreast of industry developments across the region to ensure the company is well-positioned to secure new contracts that come to market

Skills / Qualifications

Academic qualification in Business and / or Engineering


  • 10+ years working in US downstream oil and gas, preferably with experience in asset management, maintenance, outage, and small construction required
  • An extensive personal network of contacts across downstream oil and gas clients
  • Operational experience and expertise
  • Strong business-winning track record across multiple geographies
  • Highly preferred: experience with Texas ship channel, Gulf of Mexico

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.