Job description / Role
Project Oversight: Oversee, manage, and direct construction projects from inception to completion. Serve as the primary point of contact between the client and the project team to ensure the successful delivery of projects aligned with Stantec's vision and objectives.
Scope Definition: Collaborate with the client to determine and define the scope of work for construction projects. Ensure a comprehensive project deliverables schedule, clarifying and documenting the client's requirements and expectations.
Resource Management: Review and monitor the project's resource requirements for individual activities and overall project completion. Efficiently allocate resources to meet project demands within budgetary constraints, adhering to Stantec's resource management practices.
Regulatory Compliance: Guide and monitor compliance with relevant building codes, regulations, and safety standards to ensure projects adhere to legal and regulatory prerequisites in line with Stantec's commitment to ethical practices.
Client Interaction: Maintain regular contact with the client, providing updates on project status, addressing concerns, and reinforcing Stantec's commitment to client satisfaction.
Quality Assurance: Ensure that construction work complies with applicable building codes, safety regulations, and quality standards, upholding Stantec's dedication to delivering exceptional quality outcomes.
Supplier and Subcontractor Coordination: Collaborate with suppliers and subcontractors to confirm deliveries and coordinate work activities, ensuring that subcontractors align with the project's objectives and meet Stantec's quality standards and supply chain management policies.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including progress reports, change orders, and client communication records, aligning with Stantec's documentation and transparency standards.
Budget Tracking: Monitor project expenses and costs to align with the approved budget, addressing any cost-related issues promptly to stay within budgetary constraints, consistent with Stantec's financial practices and policies.
Safety: Prioritise safety on the construction site by conducting safety meetings, addressing safety concerns, and ensuring that all personnel adhere to safety protocols and guidelines in compliance with Stantec's safety guidelines.
Problem-Solving: Address emerging issues or challenges promptly, working with the project team to find practical solutions, minimise disruptions to the project's progress, and develop a proactive problem-solving culture.
Client Satisfaction: Continuously assess client satisfaction with the project's progress and promptly address any concerns or requests, emphasising Stantec's commitment to delivering exceptional results.
Team Leadership: Provide strong leadership to the project team, including architects, engineers, subcontractors, and support staff. Inspire and motivate team members to work collaboratively and meet project goals, reflecting Stantec's leadership standards and commitment to diversity through its Human Resource policies.
Resource Allocation: Effectively allocate and manage human resources within the team, ensuring each member understands their role and responsibilities in achieving project objectives, consistent with Stantec's resource management practices.
Team Development: Foster the professional growth and development of team members. Provide guidance, mentorship, and training opportunities to enhance their skills and capabilities, aligning with Stantec's commitment to professional development.
Communication: Establish clear lines of communication within the project team, facilitating regular meetings and updates to ensure that all team members are informed and aligned with project goals and objectives in line with Stantec's communication practices.
Conflict Resolution: Address any conflicts or issues within the project team promptly and constructively, implementing conflict resolution strategies to maintain a positive and productive work environment, reflecting Stantec's approach to conflict resolution.
Performance Evaluation: Conduct regular performance evaluations for team members, providing constructive feedback and recognition for their contributions to the project's success, adhering to Stantec's performance evaluation standards.
Collaboration: Encourage collaboration and cross-functional teamwork among various project disciplines, promoting a cohesive and efficient project execution approach consistent with Stantec's collaborative culture.
General Skills and Requirements
Industry Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering, and architecture principles, with the ability to translate technical details into client-friendly language
Financial Acumen: Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control project costs while effectively communicating financial implications to the client, aligning with Stantec financial practices.
Strategic Thinking: Ability to plan and see the "big picture," focusing on aligning project outcomes with the client's long-term goals. The ability to develop long-term relationships with clients, industry partners and supply chains to support Stantec's sustainable growth and development in line with its business goals.
Time Management: Good time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively to meet the client's project deadlines, reflecting Stantec International's time-management standards.
Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the capacity to convey complex information clearly and concisely to the client and project stakeholders in alignment with Stantec International's communication standards.
Process Knowledge: Good knowledge of construction management processes and the ability to customise project management approaches to suit the client's unique requirements, consistent with Stantec International's process knowledge expectations.
Conflict Resolution: Competent in conflict and crisis management, with a client-focused approach to resolving issues and disputes, adhering to Stantec International's conflict resolution standards.
Contract Expertise: High degree of familiarity with contract and subcontract documents, terms, and conditions, with the ability to interpret and communicate contractual obligations to the client and explain the ramifications of actions and decisions.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture.
Experience: 20 years of experience in project management within the construction industry, with a strong track record of successfully delivering projects that meet or exceed client expectations through all RIBA stages, from strategic definition (stage 0) to in-use (stage 7).
Construction Management: Proven working experience in construction management or a similar role, with a demonstrated ability to tailor construction processes to align with the client's goals, reflecting Stantec International's construction management standards.
Regulatory Compliance: Outstanding knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards, committed to meeting or exceeding the client's ethical and regulatory expectations, consistent with Stantec International's regulatory compliance standards.
Modern Methods of Construction (MMC): experience of MMC that integrates innovative and sustainable construction practices, aligning with Stantec's commitment to staying at the forefront of industry advancements.
About the Company
Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.
We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
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