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|Experience Required:||10+ years|
|State/Province:||NL - Newfoundland & Labrador|
Stantec’s Program & Project Management group pioneered independent project management services in North America nearly 40 years ago, helping to define it as a distinct profession.
The Program & Project Management practice area provides project management solutions, including advisory, implementation and operational readiness services to clients developing capital projects across the full Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) sector. Our primary focus is on project planning, control and reporting thereby contributing to predictable project outcomes.
We are seeking to hire a senior Project Manager join the practice area and contribute to its further development and growth, while based in the St. John’s Newfoundland office.Responsibilities:
The senior Project Manager (PM), working within the Program & Project Management practice area, is responsible for the technical performance and financial success of projects/assignments undertaken by Stantec and for ensuring that the projects/assignments meets the agreed upon scope, schedule and budget objectives of the client. Clients may be both internal (other Stantec practice areas) and external.
Though influence, knowledge, business development and technical skills, the PM is regarded by Stantec’s clients as the key individual responsible and accountable for meeting and exceeding the Client’s expectations with respect to all aspects of Stantec’s service delivery. The PM is responsible for the quality, quantity and value of the services provided by Stantec to a particular client for a specific project and directs the growth, technical excellence and fiscal well- being of the of the client relationship consistent with Stantec’s corporate policies, procedures and scope of services to be provided.
Within Stantec’s matrix organization and team management approach, the PM provides the leadership to individual technical staff performing program & project management services on assigned projects. As such, the PM requires a broad, yet practical, knowledge of project management best practices and knowledge areas as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is looked upon by clients and Stantec’s technical staff as one of the project management thought leaders within the Program & Project Management practice area.
In a supportive role, the PM contributes by providing experience, knowledge and perspective on issues and activities that are the responsibility of other Stantec business leadership. These issues include recommendations for employee compensation, and performance reviews; project reporting; project staffing and recruiting; loss prevention and professional liability issue; compliance with corporate policies and procedure, etc.
Because of the unique nature of this role, the emphasis is on seeking consensus through interpersonal relationships, diplomacy, sensitivity, persuasiveness and verbal communication skills and by accommodating decisions made in conjunction with others.
PM specific responsibilities include the following:
Stantec is involved with a diverse spectrum of projects ranging widely in size and complexity. All projects require a clear understanding of Stantec project management principles; however every client and project is unique. PM must therefore exercise discretion in deciding how specific projects are executed.
Project Management services within the Program & Project Management practice area may be performed as a 3 rd party “independent” project manager or Owner’s representative and may span all project phases from business case/concept/initial planning through design, procurement, construction, commissioning and transition to operations. Alternatively, project management services may be performed as part of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), Design Build or Public Private Partnership project delivery models.Qualifications: