Program Director / Project Manager

Stantec - Atlanta, GA3.7

Full-time
We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

As the Program Director / Program Manager you will ensure adherence to the mission and objectives of the Program. You will have oversight of numerous infrastructure projects, develop solutions to program/project challenges, and manage a staff of professionals and technicians for successful completion of projects. You will oversee all functions and activities from planning and development to implementation at the program level. In addition, you will manages major initiatives, and integrates resource and organizational components for best fit and overall program success. You as the Program Director / Program Manager will track and manage costs of the Program and will take the measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget. You will be accountable for providing overall management direction and has primary profit and loss responsibility for the assigned program.

Your Key Responsibilities

Establishing program/project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of Company policy.

Support program delivery for existing programs in the areas of overall management and project controls and provide analysis of key performance metrics and program strategies.

Communicating areas of concern to Program Leadership Team including the Client.

Initiating and maintaining Client relationships to facilitate Program activities.

Consistently and successfully developing and implementing solutions for the Program.

Leading large, complex teams through challenging project assignments and complex client environments.

Assuring that projects & associated tasks within the Program are staffed with the appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives within Company profit model.

Leading planning studies, design, and construction services related to water/sewer/stormwater infrastructure rehabilitation and replacement projects.

Supporting and leading multi-disciplinary teams on utility infrastructure design and construction projectsSupporting staff with field activities including providing technical assistance during construction and other fieldwork.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills.

Work in a manner to ensure personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.

Consistently adhere to and enforce internal Company processes and policies such as business and contracting rules.

Manage the financial aspects of Stantec contracts to protect Company's interests and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.

Candidate should be a proactive and self-starting with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a team of specialized employees and contractors in a coordinated and integrated manner.

Demonstrated experience in development of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), scheduling and schedule analysis, cost estimating and cost control, budget development, reporting and record/document control

Direct experience in developing and updating cost and resource loaded schedules using Microsoft Project, Primavera P6 and other database programs, web-based tools and spreadsheets

Expert knowledge of scheduling practices and cost engineering concepts

Value of programs previously managed should be $1.5B or more

Experience in the public sector desired. Municipal experience in areas of public works, utilities, transportation, and industry preferred

Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment

Must have the ability to convey project needs to the project managers and clients and to formulate those needs into comprehensive plans and specifications

Must demonstrate organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidate must be willing to relocate after employment/assignment

Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world

Education and Experience

BA/BS in Engineering/Environmental/Construction Management required

20-30 years program management experience of infrastructure/buildings/utility projects required

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desired

Certifications: One or more of the following: PE, CCC, CCE, PSP, PMI-SP

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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 others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Project Manager

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Organization: BC-2292 Programs & Business Solutions-Programs-US

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 13, 2018, 12:37:15 PM

Req ID: 180002JP