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Stantec Senior Project Manager - Workplace & Commercial in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Senior Project Manager - Workplace & Commercial - ( 240002Q5 )


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

As a Senior Project Manager on Workplace and Commercial projects, this role will develop, maintain, and secure both ongoing and new client relationships and Master Services Accounts. You will lead project teams, ensuring design excellence, technical quality, budget, schedule, and successful project delivery. You will work with local and regional leadership to execute great projects, grow the practice, and have a positive and profound impact on the communities we serve.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees multiple key client accounts and projects.

  • Assists with the development of strategic plans for new and existing clients and relationships.

  • Supports the development and negotiation of project agreements.

  • Responsible for project success and profitability through the effective leadership of client, project, and sub-consultant teams.

  • Plans, oversees, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to ensure that the project meets budget, schedule, program, and design intent goals.

  • Participates in business development activities including leading project proposals, RFP responses, and project interviews.

  • Assists with the recruitment of staff.

  • Mentors and motivates project team members.

  • Works with business center leadership to determine staffing needs and leads project staffing and scheduling.

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the profession and the firm.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to effectively lead multiple projects, teams, and priorities simultaneously.

  • Strong client-facing, negotiation, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Excellent team management skills including the ability to lead, participate and collaborate on projects from conception to completion.

  • Proven experience with creating project plans, schedules, and other project administrative requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide analytical thinking and creative problem solving.

  • Must be a capable personnel manager, with leadership, team-building, and mentoring abilities.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Interior Design or related field. 15 years of design firm or related AEC industry experience including Workplace. Minimum of 10 years of experience in Project Management or similar responsibilities such as leading teams, projects, and overseeing personnel.

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):

  • $103,800 - $155,800 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in WA and DC

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 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-District Of Columbia-Washington

Organization : BC-1779 Buildings-US Mid Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 9, 2024, 9:23:14 AM

Req ID: 240002Q5

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