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The strategic importance of Global Practices to Stantec is emphasized in the way we are organized. Specifically, Global Practices reside in our Water Technology Group within our Water Business Operating Unit Line. The Practices are key to facilitating technology solutions, best practices, and quality assurance to deliver highest quality projects for our clients, and to support the nurturing and development of world-class technical talent. The Water Technology Group holds high visibility within Stantec, and our investments in these professionals are always carefully considered. This role is responsible for driving technology differentiation for Stantec through thought leadership. This differentiation is the platform for supporting our Market Sector Leaders (MSLs) in their role of setting the winning profile for our clients. The GPL position requires a degree of direct project involvement. The primary purpose here is that it sustains a level of technical competency within the GPL skillset that is expected and deserved by our clients. The building of the GPL neural network of professionals within the Stantec organization is critical to the sustainability and long-term success of our vision. Each GPL is responsible to lead the building of this network.
Your Key Responsibilities
Develop and implement a strategy for compiling an industrial water knowledge database (i.e., personnel, levels of expertise, technologies and technology specialists, etc.)
Develop and implement a strategy for industrial water best practices for design
Develop and implement a strategy for positioning Stantec in the industrial water reuse design, construction, operational and public policy market space
Work with Stantec s Industrial Water Market Sector Lead to develop and implement a strategy for integrating Stantec s North America industrial water practice with Stantec s global partners
Develop and implement a strategy for building a global Industrial Water team via regional leaders and neural networks of professionals across all geographic regions and globally
Recruit, train, and develop talent in the industrial water space consistent with the goals and objectives of the Water Technology Group
Engage with local and regional business leaders to identify and pursue specific industrial water opportunities, and to build the awareness and utilization of the Industrial Water Practice in project execution
Develop and nurture client relationships across North America and around the world
Identify and pursue specific opportunities and clients in coordination with Stantec s other global operating groups, namely: United Kingdom, Europe-Africa, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East
Support delivery of industrial water projects around the world
Improve our Industrial Water Practice profile though continual learning, innovation, IP capture and re-use, knowledge sharing, and development/deployment of best practices
Engage in research through Stantec s Research Group by participating in research projects with Foundations, governmental and private research funding entities
Do what is best and right for Stantec and its clients
Other duties as assigned.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Industry leader in technical leadership of complex and strategic projects.
Technical proficiency recognized as being at the highest level of the engineering field.
Shapes discipline delivery strategies.
Secures and delivers transformational projects.
Drives integration efforts across the enterprise.
Champions new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports innovation.
Demonstrates and fosters a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals.
Applies appropriate short to long term strategic logic to decisions and initiatives.
Thinks strategically about the range of market, business and/or economic issues likely to impact Stantec s future.
Establishes and promotes effective business operations.
Applies financial knowledge and methods to address business issues.
Leader in identifying issues associated with implementation of emerging technologies and appropriate courses of action.
Accountable to develop effective strategies for business development, market penetration, and project positioning
Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelor s degree in Engineering (Chemical or Environmental) from an accredited institution.
Minimum 20 years of related work or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience. A minimum 10 - 15 years of experience executing technical aspects of a wide range of major and complex projects, including major Alternate Project Delivery (APD).
Ability to travel 50% of the time.
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.
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