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Stantec Senior Talent Management Consultant in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Your Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for an experienced senior professional in Talent Management to further develop and implement solid talent management strategies for career, performance, talent review, and succession planning across the organization.

As part of the Talent and Organizational Development team within Stantec’s HR Talent Services group, the role is responsible for developing and supporting enterprise-wide strategy, frameworks, and processes, leading project initiatives, and assisting in driving continuous improvement of ensuring that our talent management practices are supported through our integrated talent management system. Through exceptional service, collaboration, and partnering, the position provides consulting advice and support to HR and business leaders across the company on talent management strategies. The role reports to the Director, Global Talent and Organizational Development. This role is part of a global team that may require work outside of “normal” work hours.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Talent and Organizational Development team and HR Business Partners to evaluate and support the needs of the business by creating tools and resources to improve the assessment and management of talent

  • Lead planning and change management activities relevant to the implementation of talent management solutions, partnering with key stakeholder groups throughout

  • Implement technology-enabled solutions that collect, store, report, and analyze talent review and succession planning outcomes

  • Support the identification and creation of strong and diverse talent pipelines and talent pools

  • Leverage data and analytics across Stantec to identify high potentials, talent mix opportunities, and developmental needs and trends

  • Apply advanced practical knowledge to develop, support, and implement a high potentials development program for the organization

  • Engage in talent scenario planning and build a process to anticipate our diverse talent needs and the capability that responds quickly to changing business demands

  • Support reporting requirements for Stantec’s Board of Directors with Executive succession planning and development material

  • Contribute to business requirements definition, system testing, and continuous improvement of enterprise-wide talent management data and analytics tools

  • Build an enterprise-wide performance management framework by leveraging human capital management technology tools

  • Create a framework for annual business operating unit talent, career, and performance check-ins, which may require facilitation or partnering with HR Business Partners

  • Facilitate employee individual career growth using Stantec’s global career framework, career pathing tools and supporting development opportunities

  • Maintain Stantec’s competency model and support competency-based management

  • Develop training and facilitation materials to be utilized by HR Business Partners and Business Leaders to support the execution of career, performance, talent reviews, and succession planning practices

  • Proactively stay up to date on trends and developments within the Talent Management industry, providing ideas and information to HR and Leadership regarding best practices, and in support of continuous improvement of operationalized practices, tools, and resources

  • Partner with Talent & Organizational Development colleagues to develop relevant learning and OD solutions to address complex needs where precedent may be limited.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field and/ or equivalent combination of education and training, plus seven years of HR experience implementing talent management practices, solutions, and accompanying systems


  • Strategic thinking and tactical execution skills

  • Mature project management planning and task management skills

  • Mature knowledge of virtual collaboration tools and MS Office 365

  • Excellent service, cross-functional collaboration, and partnering skills

  • Mature knowledge of stakeholder and change management approaches.

  • Well-developed communication and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to quickly establish and build effective working relationships.

  • Ability to simplify complex topics for internal audiences through concise messaging, strong information design and delivery, and other creative techniques while maintaining the integrity of the intended message.

  • Production of clear, concise, well-designed messaging in a variety of media, including print, electronic and visuals formats.

  • Quality control and attention to detail.

  • Independently manage multiple projects concurrently in a team-oriented environment, while demonstrating flexibility in managing competing and changing work priorities.

  • Exercise confidentiality, discretion, sound judgment.

Job: Organizational Development

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations: Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000MH

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