Stantec Project Manager - Edinburgh in Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Stantec have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team in Edinburgh on a permanent basis.

Globally, Stantec sets the gold standard for the water and natural resources sector as well as being one of the top engineering consultancies in the NCE listings. Stantec has been selected by key Clients across the UK as a strategic consultancy provider. As a consequence we are now looking for the right people to join our team to help deliver these exciting opportunities.

This is a chance to join an evolving team supporting the delivery of water industry projects.

The Project Manager, working with the technical team ensures Stantec successfully deliver projects to the client in accordance with our health and safety and contract obligations on time, to cost and of suitable quality.

Job Description

• The Project Manager in collaboration with the technical team will prepare project bids including cost and budgeted profit, time, methodology and quality and present these to our Client and negotiate a contract under our framework agreement.

• Undertake project planning and be responsible for ensuring they are delivered to profit, timeliness and quality and technical standards to meet both client and Stantec expectations.

 Act as a key contact with the Client throughout all stages of the project lifecycle, including pursuits and bids as well as project execution, delivery and closeout.

 Have a full understanding of the contractual obligations and lead the team to deliver what we have promised. The project must meet or exceed Stantec’s budgeted financial performance goals.

 Ensure the project adheres to Stantec Global Project Delivery Framework and all Operational policies and procedures.

 Determine clients’ needs and achieve the results to meet or exceed their expectations.

 Ability to build, maintain and manage strong client relationships. This is key to success on existing work as well as winning more work from clients.

 Co-ordinate resources in liaison with group managers efficiently.

 Have a good knowledge of health and safety requirements and promote health, safety and wellbeing best practice to those directly involved in the project, including subsequent users.

 Assist with the mentoring, motivation and development of staff. Stantec staff can develop their skills through job based learning and with this in mind it is essential that Stantec treat each assignment as a learning opportunity for our staff.

 All Project Managers must attend project management-training sessions required for their “equivalent” level within the Project Management Career Family (PMCF). Likewise, all Project Managers will obtain the stipulated project management certification required for their level within the PMCF.


Project Manager - Edinburgh


 Degree qualified (or equivalent) with a relevant degree and gained Chartership with your relevant professional body. This could be with an Engineering and / or Project Management Institution demonstrating professional competence. It is desirable that you have an appropriate project management qualification, such as APMP.

 A clear understanding of the work programme and the contribution expected of you and your colleagues and be committed to deliver the agreed work plan to the timescale and standards required.

 An understanding of the processes in place to deliver streams of work and ensure that manager and others are kept informed of the potential for significant changes to the work plan – unexpected delays or outcomes, changes in resource requirements and an inability to gain commitment from other key contributors.

 A customer focused approach demonstrating an understanding of, and appropriate response to, the expectations of the client and external customers the role holder must work with.

 Work to the client’s statement of values and ethics whilst working effectively with colleagues whose work will be impacted by your activities, and additionally where you will be affected - managing the interdependencies.

 Committed to managing and reviewing your work on a regular basis with an ability to work without close supervision and pride in consistently delivering work to required standards and deadlines.

 You will be able to make positive contribution to work teams by defining ad setting the direction of a team.

 Punctual and attentive and competent in adhering to the clients policies, procedures and working practices.

 Ability to make decisions as well as identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving problems.

 Assist others to manage fluctuations in workload.

 Flexible approach to travel.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Category:

Project Management

About Stantec:

At Statnec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Designing with communities in mind .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities.

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United Kingdom


Newcastle Upon Tyne