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Stantec Transit Advisory Lead in Burnaby, British Columbia

Transit Advisory Lead - ( 2200001K )

Description

Stantec’s Transportation team creates the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Within our Transportation team, our Transit Advisory Group is focused on providing management consulting services such as business planning, operational analysis, fleet reviews, financial analysis, organizational change, asset management, economic analysis, and strategy support. We primarily serve public sector transit agencies in North America but offer our services to private sector clients as well. In this capacity, we work with executive and senior management clients to improve performance and ensure the application of industry leading practices in the provision of effective and efficient transit.

Your Opportunity

The Transit Advisory Lead position offers great opportunities for professional growth. The Transit Advisory Lead represents Stantec at the highest levels of our client’s organizations. You will have the opportunity to lead a motivated team located both in Canada and US that works on diverse transit-related projects that span all elements of the industry, including but not limited to planning, operations, fleet, infrastructure, technology, customer service, marketing, and other management consulting services. As part of our team, you will also have the opportunity to work directly with clients and other subject-matter leaders on a regular basis. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to work with the broader Stantec team, including Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Urban Places, and the Transit Buildings and Rail groups, leading to further career growth and opportunity.

The successful applicant is expected to lead pursuits and projects. This role carries an elevated level of responsibility including strategically managing relationships with Stantec’s clients. The successful candidate will meet regularly with clients at their offices. Meeting hours and locations may require flexibility and can occur anywhere in North America.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Represent Stantec in a leadership capacity

  • Act as Project Manager on Transit Advisory projects in accordance with Stantec’s PM Framework

  • Network with and develop new clients and projects in the Transit Advisory space

  • Provide technical leadership and supervision of tasks, working with a range of cross-business line colleagues and subconsultants

  • Manage and lead a team of management consultants

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to entry-, mid-level and senior-level staff

  • Operational analysis and transit performance assessments

  • Economics, cost-benefit, and financial analysis

  • Spatial analysis of infrastructure

  • Transit service planning

  • Research, as well as stakeholder outreach and engagement

  • Reporting writing and documentation

  • Proposal preparation

A typical assignment may include researching best practices, conducting a survey, developing a quantitative model, analyzing the use of space at transit terminals, developing a business case, reporting and client presentations.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong business development skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Significant experience with management consulting

  • Strong knowledge of transit and paratransit operations

  • Ability to think creatively, work independently and deliver high quality work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work in a team environment, synthesize problems, and communicate point of view and analytical results

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: this position requires a high degree of interaction with varied individuals from different functional groups

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: this position requires a high degree of involvement in meetings and regular communication to various stakeholders

  • Valid driver’s license

Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, Sustainability, Transportation Planning, or other relevant degree

  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in transit

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in management consulting

  • Valid professional accreditations relevant to the role

  • Experienced in report and proposal writing

  • Experienced in business development and presenting to large audiences including Boards of Directors, City Councils and C-Level executives at transit agencies.

Typical office environment working with computers at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Other Locations : Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg, Canada-Saskatchewan-Regina, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, Canada-Saskatchewan-Saskatoon, Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby, Canada-Quebec-Montréal, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Job : Management Consulting

Organization : BC-1605 Transportation-CA Ontario East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 14, 2022, 10:35:22 AM

Req ID: 2200001K

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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