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Stantec Senior Project Manager, Buildings in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

Senior Project Manager, Buildings - ( 240001P9 )


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

We are seeking Project Managers with experience managing complex projects (Healthcare, Commercial, Retail, Aviation, Transportation, Education, and Justice) to join our multidisciplinary team in one of our Western Canadian Offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Project/Practice Management:

    • Directly manage large and complex projects to achieve client satisfaction, quality deliverables, schedule, and budgeting objectives
    • Work with our Project Team and Partners to create and execute project execution plans, including work plans, resource plans, risk management plans, etc.
    • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scope
    • Assume responsibilities (in partnership with the assigned principal) for technical and design excellence
    • Ensure project documents, including contracts and additional service requests are approved, and filed in accordance with Stantec processes and procedures
  • Project Accounting:

    • Update project financials on a regular basis (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly) using Stantec’s proprietary tools
    • Manage project budget and schedule including tracking and reporting of team hours and expenses
    • Determine appropriate revenue/gross margin recognition and analyzes bill rates and utilization targets for project teams
    • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing and monitor receivables and collection of invoices
  • Communications:

    • Facilitate and hold regular team and client meetings
    • Keep project team well informed of changes and updates
    • Deliver engaging, formative, well-organized presentations both verbally and in writing
    • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
    • Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information Leadership:
    • Mentor and inspire project team members
    • Manage team development by aligning project tasks with capabilities and career interests
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
    • Remain engaged and knowledgeable regarding emerging industry practices
    • Comply with and help to enforce Stantec policies and procedures
    • Actively support Stantec’s Safer Together and Safety programs and complete all Health and Safety documentation
  • Teamwork:

    • Effectively utilize each team members to their fullest potential
    • Motivate team to work together efficiently
    • Mitigate team conflict and communication challenges
    • Consistently acknowledge and appreciate team members and their contributions
    • Keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members, peers, and clients
    • Plan and facilitate team activities that promote Stantec’s Safer Together Program Technical Understanding:
    • Possess general understanding of core and shell and interiors design and construction
    • Possess an understanding of Stantec capabilities
    • Regularly seek continuing education opportunities to increase knowledge base
  • Client Management:

    • Manage day-to-day client interaction – evaluate and manage client expectations
    • Seek opportunities to increase client satisfaction and develop lasting relationships with clients
    • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs, evaluate alternative solutions, and deliver value added services
    • Build a knowledge base of each client’s business, organization, and objectives
  • Business Development:

    • Identify business development and additional service opportunities for all Stantec disciplines as they relate to a specific project, program, or client.
    • Engage in proposal efforts, including completing project scoping and pricing


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience managing large complex projects (Healthcare, Commercial, Retail, Aviation, Transportation, Education, and Justice)

  • Demonstrated experience in Alternative Project Delivery models

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience

  • Professional designation and/or PMP preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in project management, architecture, engineering, interior design, or equivalent in work experience

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.

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Salary Range(s):

  • Lower Mainland $104,300/BC Other Areas $98,400 - Lower Mainland $156,500/BC Other Areas $147,600 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in BC (Lower Mainland includes Vancouver & Burnaby)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, 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 time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

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 : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Other Locations : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Saskatchewan-Regina, Canada-British Columbia-Victoria

Organization : BC-1156 Buildings-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 16, 2024, 2:51:07 PM

Req ID: 240001P9

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