Stantec Commercial Director, Canada Buildings and Infrastructure in Toronto, Ontario
Stantec is seeking a Commercial Director, experienced design and construction professional, to join its Commercial Management Group in support of major projects throughout the company and based in Canada. This is an opportunity to work on Stantec’s largest and most complex buildings and infrastructure projects.
The Commercial Director provides corporate-level support of alternative project delivery (APD) projects, including design-build (DB), Engineer Procure Construct (EPC), and public-private partnership (PPP/P3) projects. The Commercial Management Group primarily supports the Stantec design consulting business, focusing on coordination of APD partner relationships, project contract formation, and dispute resolution. Projects typically range from $50 million to over $1 billion.
Preferred location is Vancouver, British Columbia. This position can be located anywhere in Canada where we have major Stantec offices, such as Edmonton, AB; Calgary, AB; and Toronto, ON.
Assist engineering and architecture business units with identification and selection of APD project opportunities and business partners
Draft and negotiate all aspects of APD design and engineering contracts, including conditions, scope, pricing, and schedule provisions
Establish and maintain standardized contracts with preferred APD partners
Apply experience to identify and prioritize project risks and develop risk mitigation practices for successful project execution
Provide commercial advice to project teams and senior management throughout project lifecycle
Coordinate corporate legal and financial services
Identify and develop strategies to strengthen presence in the APD market
Participate in contract and dispute negotiations and lead negotiations, as required
Participate in project risk and governance reviews
Represent Stantec at industry associations
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or degree in Law with substantial AEC industry experience.
8+ years commercial or project management experience in AEC industry
Experience drafting and negotiating professional service contracts
Ability to understand and advise on complex APD deal structures and contract provisions
Understanding of customary design and construction contract documents
AEC industry design-build experience
Ability to convey presence and confidence in negotiations with sophisticated contracting partners
Demonstrated interest in AEC industry
Willingness to travel in US and Canada approximately 10% – 20%. Some global travel may be required
Job ID 34250
# of Openings Remaining 1
Experience (Years) 8
Discipline Program & Project Management