Practice Leader - Desalination

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Practice Leader - Desalination - ( 2300014F )


Practice Leader – Desalination is responsible for leading Stantec’s pursuits and delivery capability in seawater desalination, working with our multi-disciplinary teams located across Australia.

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

This position can be based in either Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide or Canberra.

Specifically, your duties will include:

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

  • Apply strategic thinking, accounting for global trends within the Practice, and the impacts of other market trends such as climate change and net zero pathways on the Desalination practice.

  • Develop strategic business opportunities to shape the Business Centre.

  • Support the Market Leader in strategic pursuits.

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

  • Ensuring technical delivery is consistent within your market.

  • Identify technical leaders within the Business Centre. who operate within the Practice.

  • Supporting various leadership roles within the Business Centre 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 a minimum of 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.

  • Experience of multiple seawater desalination projects.

  • Experience and familiarity with Membrane and non-membrane based desalination technologies.

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 25,000 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-Victoria-Melbourne

Organization : BC-3002 Water-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 7, 2023, 10:13:33 PM

Req ID: 2300014F

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