Project Manager and Commercial Leader
Company: Stantec Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Project Manager and Commercial Leader - ( 2100016Z )
Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity
through its work or deliver projects in the pulp and paper
industry; join a team that powers growth and advances communities.
Seeing beyond the project at hand, you will work with us to advance
Energy and Process Projects at Stantec and build your career. We
operate with the strength of a $4B company and have the agility of
a specialized power and industrial group, and work on some of the
most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. You
will find yourself working with leaders in renewable energy,
thermal generation, transmission & distribution and pulp and paper,
in one of the world's top 10 design firms, broadening your skills
and developing your career.
The Project Manager, Commercial Leader (PMCL) is responsible to
oversee all project execution in their Business Center (BC) or in
multiple BCs (as assigned) to ensure compliance with Stantec and
Power & Dams Business Line (BL) requirements. The PMCL shall
overview and coordinate both small and large projects through all
phases of engineering design, procurement, and construction
management/support, through project close-out.
The PMCL will report to the Business Center Operating Leader
(BCOL) and is expected to provide leadership for all Project
Management related staff by providing review/oversight of all
active projects, directly or indirectly assisting with PM
developing processes/controls for managing projects, and
Your Key Responsibilities
Manage a group of Project Manager's (PM), Project Controller's
(PC), and Document Controller's (DC), including evaluation of
resources, interviewing, hiring, training, performance, and rate
Ensures PM's are following all Stantec HSSE requirements and
preparing HSSE documentation.
Ensures projects within his/her BC(s) are reviewed, monitored,
and completed within budgets/schedules while meeting Stantec and
Power & Dams BL requirements, client needs, business objectives,
and design requirements.
Manages programs/processes for execution of projects within
his/her BC(s) to ensure successful execution and coordination of
Oversee PM's in the management of their weekly and monthly
project WIP and AFDA.
Monitors progress of all BC(s) projects at least monthly to
provide financial control and ensure proper project execution. As
part of this review, shall ensure projects maintain accurate
Estimates to Complete (ETC) and Earned Value (EV).
Supports proposal development by working closely with PMs and
Pursuit Leads to ensure experience and lessons-learned from other
projects are incorporated in detailed cost estimates and pricing
Participates in Major Project Risk Review Committee as
Hires, manages, and develops Project Management and Project
Support staff within his/her BC(s).
Creates a culture of quality within Project Management and helps
to facilitate continuous improvement activities.
Recommends improvements, ideas to improve work processes,
policies, procedures, and design at every opportunity that may
result in improving project execution, control, or monitoring.
Development of innovations (tools, practices, standards, etc.)
to improve how projects are managed.
Facilitates regular meetings with PMs and Project Controls
personnel to receive updates on project status and reports this
status to BC(s) management.
Works cooperatively with and ensures that project managers work
cooperatively with the appropriate Sector Leaders/Subsector Leaders
and project clients to clarify specific needs and requirements.
Keeps client and appropriate Sector Leaders/Regional Sector
Leaders up to date on project status throughout process.
- Responsible for ensuring that project managers within his/her
- Manage their project teams including engineers, consultants/
contractors, Procurement, and administrative support
- Develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects and
continually track progress against those established
- Identify and evaluates alternative solutions to best meet
Prepare Monthly Status Reports as required.
- Works closely with and assists PMs to manage the
- Any novel or "first-of-a-kind" work/projects to ensure proper
controls are put in place and BC management is kept appraised of
any risk and mitigation strategies.
- Other corporate support functions, such as Risk Management,
Accounting, and IT.
- Procurement; when Stantec is supplying Procurement services,
especially when procuring goods/services for clients on "Stantec
- Risk management; to identify and mitigate project risks
throughout all stages of active projects effectively and
- Change management; to ensure procedures are followed for the
engineering scope changes and that the associated cost and schedule
impacts are recognized and accounted for.
- Project design reviews (internal and external); to ensure
projects are completed in accordance with Stantec policies and
Performance feedback: on engineering team members is supplied to
discipline management on a regular basis.
Responsible to perform billable work to meet a target
utilization level. As necessary to meet utilization level, the PMCL
may be responsible for managing projects, special studies, program
initiatives, or as executive sponsor on projects.
Participate in and contribute to the monthly project financial
review with Accounting and the BCOL.
Direct and oversee the execution of project audits and
Promotion and training related to the PM Framework and other
tools used by the Projects Group.
- Makes presentations to BC(s) or senior management.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Display exceptional communication skills, both verbal and
Demonstrated success running projects with project management
tools, such as schedules, budgets, action item lists, etc.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with
staff, clients, and third-party organizations.
Ability to organize work effectively and establish priorities
amongst competing deadlines.
Ability to prioritize and execute work with minimal
Ability to effectively build, lead, and motivate a team.
Exemplify a professional attitude and demeanor.
Ability to be an independent thinker capable of solving problems
within a team environment by analyzing technical issues, applying
underlying principles, and delivering cost-effective solutions that
provide value to clients.
Knowledge of systems (Microsoft Office, Primavera, and other
scheduling and financial tools).
- Knowledge of contracts and commercial agreements.
Your Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or other applicable
field of study. However, a candidate with other pertinent education
or proven experience may be considered (e.g., Professional Licensee
or Professional Technologist with proven experience). PMP is not
required however is preferred and will be a KPI for the individuals
Experience: At least 10 - 15 years of project management and
Power or Industrial sector experience.
- Specialized knowledge, licenses, skills, etc.; EPCM 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.
Primary Location : United States-Maine-Portland
Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Wyomissing, United
States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Florida-Jacksonville, United
States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-New Jersey-Wall
Township, United States-Florida-Lake Mary, United
Job : Project Manager
Organization : BC-1988 Power & Dams-US East
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Manager
Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : May 12, 2021, 6:48:51 AM
Req ID: 2100016Z
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
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