Practice Leader - Programme Management and Investment Advisory

Stantec Australia

Location: South Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Practice Leader - Programme Management and Investment Advisory - ( 230000ZE )


Due to the continuing growth of our Water Group, we are currently seeking an experienced Portfolio Management Consulting Leader to support the growth of the Advisory business across our extensive client base across Australia. The role of Practice Leader – Programme Management and Investment Advisory works closely with the Strategic and Business Advisory Practices ensuring that Stantec provide a complete end-to-end advisory service that to support the diverse needs of our clients.

The role could be based in either Brisbane, Melbourne, or Sydney. Reporting to the Advisory Market Leader - Water, you will have responsibility for:

  • The shaping and development of the Programme Management and Advisory practice to meet the challenges that our client base faces in the design, development, implementation and management of innovative portfolio management solutions

  • Business development and supporting strategic Advisory pursuits

  • Refining some of the existing global enterprise-level PMO practices in line with specific client requirements

  • Building and leading a team of practice specialist and consultants.

  • Establishing best practices and frameworks across:

  • Portfolio management asset intensive client

  • Value management and benefits realization

  • Portfolio performance

You will be required to partner with other PLs in their Market, both in Australia and New Zealand, and working with the Technical Delivery Leader, to share materials, approaches, best practice, and consistency where possible so to allow the business to operate as a homogeneous ANZ business.

Specifically, your duties will include:

Reporting to the Market Leader – Water Advisory, Water, Australia (ML), the Practice Leader (PL) is responsible for:

  • Developing strategic business opportunities to shape the BC.

  • Supporting the ML in strategic pursuits.

  • Technical excellence of the Practice they represent through project delivery.

  • Ensuring technical delivery consistency within their market.

  • Identifying technical leaders within the BC who operate within their Practice.

  • Overseeing their practice Knowledge Community.

  • Supporting various leadership roles within the BC to deliver technical excellence for our clients.

So, what do you need to bring to take your career to the next level?

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably post-graduate

  • Nominally 15 years of related work, technical leadership, and consulting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Professional registration in a related field.

  • Understand and lead the introduction and consolidation of innovative practices globally to meet client needs, including but not limited to:

    • Portfolio Management, PMO planning design, delivery, systems, and tools
    • Investment optimization
    • Value Management & Benefits Realization

So, what do we offer to enable your next career step?

With an attractive salary and vibrant culture, we offer many benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements – Including options to work part time, on school holiday term contracts, and to work from home and/or remotely

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs and training

  • Purchasing up to four weeks additional leave

  • Professional Registration and Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI) and Salary Packaging

  • Employee Resource Groups such as Women@Stantec and Pride@Stantec, with the aim to achieve a genuinely inclusive and diverse workforce

  • Connecting employees across Stantec through our Developing Professionals Group

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs including Employee Assistance Program

  • Service Recognition Awards

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across sectors and industries to bring water, transport, energy, architecture, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

It's our people that sets us apart … and we hope that includes you.

How to apply

Please submit your most recent CV outlining your experience relevant to this role by following the ‘apply’ link.

Applications close 22nd March 2023


Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably post-graduate

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Organization : BC-3002 Water-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 7, 2023, 10:23:34 PM

Req ID: 230000ZE

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

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