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Stantec Principal, Health Sector in CHICAGO, Illinois

Principal, Health Sector - ( 230004PY )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

To be successful as a Health Sector Principal, a collaborative mindset is essential. You will be surrounded by our network of resources and trusted to collaborate with clients and internal teams alike as a thought-leader, Health Sector champion, brand ambassador, and expert in project delivery. Our leaders remain engaged in projects and contribute in a meaningful way to making our clients more successful. We are a Principal-led practice.

Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of healthcare design and delivery, will be active listeners, able to develop relationships internally and externally nurturing long-lasting client bonds, connecting the ideal Stantec disciplines and team members with opportunities, pursuing new projects in your region and across North America and challenging your colleagues every day to be the best. As a senior contributor within the Global Health Sector, you will champion design excellence through creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning engagements with a focus on positive health outcomes. You will be supported by the full breadth and depth of the Global Health Sector team and will have the opportunity to develop integrated design proposals for cutting edge and world-class projects in partnership with top tier marketing, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables—bringing inspiration to your daily practice.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • To be a Principal Leader for the design and delivery of major healthcare projects, ranging on average from 80,000 sqft to 800,000 sqft in typical project size.

  • Serve as a local and regional Principal Leader to inspire our team, represent healthcare design, and reinforce the global brand of Stantec.

  • Sustain and grow revenue within your region and across the North American market, helping to attract top tier clients and achieve top line growth for the health sector.

  • Collaborate with technical and managerial project leads to achieve key operational performance metrics including traditional financial metrics as well as demonstrating improved health outcomes for the projects we deliver.

  • Lead local and regional business development pursuits including pre-positioning, strategic proposal development inclusive of interior design, medical planning, architecture, and engineering professionals, to achieve business development and financial goals in accordance with Stantec policies.

  • Serve as a seller-doer accountable for revenue generation with design excellence as the driver, creating long-term relationships and delivering long-term value to clients on behalf of Stantec.

  • Act as pursuit lead for major project engagements, overseeing all aspects of the request for qualifications and request for proposal stages.

  • Develop and maintain industry relationships and visibility with current and prospective clients inclusive of healthcare systems, sub-consultants, competitor/teaming partners, and potential recruits.

  • Contribute to the thought leadership and brand of Stantec, by sharing knowledge and innovation stories at key client engagements, industry events and across professional networks.

  • Collaborate with Stantec resource teams inclusive of our Major Projects Team, Buildings Risk Review Team, Legal Advisory Team, and related professionals supporting the successful execution of project engagements including commercial negotiations and teaming agreements.

  • Mentor and coach next generation of designers and thought leaders, as well as receive mentoring and coaching from our established team of designers and thought leaders.

  • Participate in key client account management planning and execution of strategic actions.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Recent experience in healthcare with interest in specialty focus along with appreciation for any or all the following markets: Acute Care, Outpatient Care, Women’s Health, Behavioral Health/Mental Health, Cancer/Proton Therapy, Long Term Care and Seniors Living project(s)

  • Acumen related to project delivery innovations in IPD, APD, Modular approaches and related advancements.

  • Demonstrated design and planning acumen and leadership on major projects.

  • Ability to lead project teams across a range of healthcare project types and scales with proven ability to balance a book of business in this regard.

  • Ability to lead both local project teams in person, as well as global teams collaborating in a boundaryless environment.

  • Experience with strategic pre-positioning for pursuits inclusive of engagement strategies, responding to Expression of Interests, Statements of Qualifications, Requests for Proposals, formal interviews, and professional fee and contract negotiations.

  • Strong business development skills, including significant experience developing and maintaining productive relationships with a client base—a seller-doer capable of generating work and creating long-term relationships and delivering long-term value to clients for Stantec.

  • An entrepreneurial orientation with strong understanding of the business development challenges of a consulting-services provider.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organization, coordination, leadership, team building and team engagement talent.

  • Knowledge of market assessment techniques and insights along with ability to create aspirational and achievable business plans.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Architecture is required.

  • Licensed and credentialed Architect is required.

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in the architecture industry is required.

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. #DesignYourPlace

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Organization : BC-2227 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 20, 2023, 2:32:33 PM

Req ID: 230004PY

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