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Stantec Team Leader - Transport Planning & Advisory, South Australia in ADELAIDE, Australia

Team Leader - Transport Planning & Advisory, South Australia - ( 230002IJ )


What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who wants to lead a team of professionals working on complex and interesting projects and that will help make people’s life better through transport.

Transport is a diverse sector – from developments, high-speed rail to pop-up bike lanes, we work on it all. We are after someone that can bring the best of our business to South Australia to engage with problems and work in great teams to solve them.

You will be enabled by a national team, and you will work alongside digital and smart city leadership who are also based on Adelaide. We believe that, for the right person, this is a significant opportunity. We recognise the value of our employees and are committed to creating a work environment that promotes long-term retention.

Purpose of Job

  • Lead and grow the in South Australian multidisciplinary transport advisory and planning team in one of the world’s top design firms.

  • Create a team dynamic that has a sense of purpose and fulfilment.

  • Lead a team by providing direction and support; enable individuals to make meaningful contributions to the wider Stantec.

  • Draw on leadership from across the country to allow these leaders to make meaningful contributions to the South Australian market/team.

  • Create a work culture that values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration, leaders can help improve employee retention, increase morale, and ultimately drive the success of Stantec.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Support the VIC/ SA Business Leader with monitoring and reporting on the performance of the business unit.

  • Ensure allocated projects and proposals are planned, programmed and appropriately managed to meet or exceed client expectations.

  • Initiate and manage business development opportunities, actively participate in and lead client service through establishing and maintaining strong relationships.

  • Coordinate resource and technical development requirements with Practice Leaders, Technical Discipline Leaders and other Team Leaders based both locally and in other Australian Offices.

  • Lead and/or review proposals for pricing, approach and methodology, variation estimates and submission documents, and review and evaluate subconsultant tender response submissions to ensure they are suitable.


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of related work experience

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects and working collaboratively with clients and colleagues both regionally and nationally.

  • Expert in dealing with a range of clients and stakeholders including local authorities, government bodies and commercial companies.

  • Strong ability to prioritize workloads whilst maintaining strong and trusting work relationships with our clients and colleagues both locally and across the broader Stantec team.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables.

  • Professional Memberships.

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI).

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs.

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

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. 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.


Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.

How to Apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Primary Location : Australia-South Australia-Adelaide

Work Locations :

Adelaide SA

Organization : BC-3003 Transpt-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 13, 2023, 12:44:59 AM

Req ID: 230002IJ

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 Disability/Protected Veterans