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ES Infrastructure Sector Leader - US East

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ES Infrastructure Sector Leader - US East - ( 210001E5 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that is critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

At Stantec we pride ourselves on being recognized for providing some of the best environmental services to infrastructure clients, including the community development and transportation markets. With decades of experience, Stantec offers a wealth of technical knowledge and a strong understanding of federal, state, and local regulations. From planning and design to construction and maintenance, Stantec' offers a one-stop shop to bring infrastructure projects from concept to completion.

We are seeking a senior business leader to serve as our Infrastructure Sector Leader for environmental services (ES) in the Eastern United States. Our ideal candidate will have pre-existing client relationships and a proven track record of winning work within community development or transportation market spaces. The successful candidate will embody Stantec's philosophy that "we are better together" and will demonstrate a keen ability to organize information, communicate clearly, manage expectations, and provide a framework for driving revenue growth. This individual will establish the strategic direction for Stantec's ES Infrastructure Sector program in collaboration with our Community Development and Transportation planning, engineering and design teams, as well as other members within the ES business line.

Your Key Responsibilities

Business Development

  • Grow Infrastructure Sector business in the United States, with a focus on environmental services.

  • Identify and win large contracts, projects, programs and opportunities while leveraging global Stantec relationships for ES with existing clients.

  • Drive revenue growth opportunities for the entire range of Stantec services and champion an integrated services approach.

  • Partner with appropriate Sector Leaders and Regional Business Leaders (RBLs); assist RBLs in the Budget, Annual Review, and Bonus processes.

  • Build, grow, and develop a team of high performers based in each relevant target geography for the Sector; recruit & retain specialist staff, project managers and account managers within the practice.

  • Develop in-house Sector expertise, best practices, and research & development initiatives.

  • Be responsible for annual preparation of the Infrastructure Sector Plan, with inputs from other members of the ES, Community Development and Transportation business line teams.

Strategic Thinking

  • Identify trends and develop a long-term view of the industry, market, and client base. Work to position the company in key portions of the Community Development and Transportation markets to provide for sustainable growth.

  • Identify new service areas and work collaboratively with others in the company to leverage opportunities for Stantec's entire range of services.

  • Anticipate medium- and long-term client needs and industry dynamics.

  • Innovate and enhance our capabilities, geographic footprint, and integrated approach.


  • Direct marketing and business development activities involving environmental services within the US East Infrastructure Sector.

  • Work closely with client account managers, RBLs, and technical service leadership to deliver safe, profitable, and sustainable projects and services for our clients.

  • Develop a team of high performers through coaching and mentoring of business center staff and account managers in growing business with federal, state, county, and local clients, airports and port facilities, and private sector clients (e.g., economic development commissions, developers, Class 1 and short rail companies, and non-profits).

  • Support the development of multi-disciplinary project execution teams.

  • Drive Stantec's Safer Together culture, prioritizing the health and safety of our employees.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to our code of business conduct and ethics policies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A high integrity leader with a commitment to delivering on promises.

  • A clear thinker with a strategic mindset who possesses in-depth experience in the US East Infrastructure Sector.

  • Ability to create innovative and effective client solutions that are aligned with both sector and business objectives.

  • Proven experience in building rapport and trust with key clients, business leaders, and team members.

  • Proven team building and influencing skills.

  • Known to be proactive in his/her ability to be a market leader.

  • Known for sustaining long-term client relationships.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time as required.

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a key contributor to a leadership team, including the following qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in environmental science or engineering is required. We prefer that candidates also have a graduate degree in a technical, business, or marketing field, but a graduate degree is not required.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience, which must include relevant consulting experience in the US East Infrastructure.

  • Environmental regulatory or remediation experience for community development or transportation clients is preferred.

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.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Wisconsin-De Pere

Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-New York-Rochester, United States-Michigan-Farmington Hills, United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Virginia-Williamsburg, United States-Maine-Topsham, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Kansas-Overland Park, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-New York-New York, United States-Ohio-Columbus, United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn

Job : Environmental Scientist

Organization : BC-1937 Environmental Services-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 3, 2021, 8:03:51 AM

Req ID: 210001E5

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

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Chicago , ES Infrastructure Sector Leader - US East, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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