Business Center Managing Leader - Power

Stantec - Edmonton, AB (17 months ago)

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Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently looking to grow its diverse and talented Power team in Western Canada. We are rapidly diversifying our client base and evolving our Power expertise. We need a leader to help us execute our strategic roadmap.

Western Canada is one of Stantec’s largest and most diverse regions with major offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, and Burnaby. With representation from all of Stantec’s business lines, and projects in nearly every market sector, the variety of projects and clients we work with is nothing short of inspiring.

Join this dynamic leadership team, rubbing elbows with the brilliant minds working across the region. An opportunity exists for a highly-motivated individual to become the Business Center Managing Leader (BCML) for our Power Business Center (BC) in Western Canada. The successful candidate will need to work from one of our existing offices and visit the other major office locations on a regular basis.

Reporting directly to the Regional Leader (RL) and Power Regional Business Leader (RBL), The BCML is responsible and accountable for the BC’s operations/financial management and providing support to the Business Center Sector Leader (BCSL) and Business Center Discipline Leader (BCDL) regarding delivery of professional services throughout Western Canada. The BCML implements effective business strategies and motivates other team leaders and project managers within the BC to deliver on targeted objectives. The BCML is expected to maintain contact with key clients by taking part in business development activities, contributing to proposals and projects, reviewing client agreements, etc.

Key Responsibilities

Manages operations, ensures the effective delivery of professional services, and drives financial performance for the Power BC, within the Western Canada region and is responsible to achieve budgeted net revenue, gross margin, and SG&A in business center (BC) and region;
Sustains and grows the net revenue, gross margin, and operating income;
Ensures that Health and Safety key performance indicators are achieved and take the lead on developing a Health and Safety culture within the business center;
Maintains client engagement while upholding personal utilization targets;
Identifies and actively manages business development and enhancement opportunities;
Collaborates directly with regional leaders (RLs), regional business leaders (RBLs), sector leaders (SLs), discipline leaders (DLs), account managers, and business center (BC) leaders, focusing on cross-selling to consistently win new work within the BC and region;
Partners with the other leaders to market discipline-specific technical expertise to local and regional clients, as well as global and national clients;
Leads by example, encourages innovation, and provides opportunity to staff;
Responsible for resource management processes, recruitment, succession planning, coaching and mentoring, and leadership development for the BC;
Leads the development of the BC annual budget in collaboration with the BCSL and other BC leaders;
Participates in the preparation of the annual BC Strategic Business Plan, outlining the vision, focus and priorities for implementation, and to set specific goals for performance and/or growth for the BC;
Ensures compliance with Stantec's policies, practices, and procedures by all staff within the BC;
As necessary, personally pursues and leads significant projects within the business center (BC) and region; and
Minimum utilization - 60% (subject to size and demands of the business center [BC]).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Strong understanding of the Power consulting business and overall market;
Entrepreneurial orientation with understanding of the business challenges of a consulting services provider;
Strong operational and financial management skills with a minimum of 10 years project or business related management;
Proven ability to effectively lead, challenge, and inspire staff to work together cohesively as a team;
Demonstrated ability to champion both technical and customer service excellence with conviction and purpose;
Proven project management and technical skills applicable to the delivery of Power projects;
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet multiple and varied deadlines;
Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills; and
Possess the highest degree of integrity.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or diploma in engineering or related equivalent with minimum 15 years of work experience. Professional Engineering designation is preferred.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; however, some field work may be required.

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.

Job: Electrical Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Other Locations: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190001N7