Senior Project Manager

Stantec Australia

Location: Fortitude Valley

Job Type: Full time


Senior Project Manager - ( 230000T1 )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role

The Project Manager role is key in maximising the performance of projects and is accountable for the successful delivery of projects. The depth and breadth of our civil engineering expertise has enabled us to develop customised project solutions, irrespective of scope, size, complexity, or location. With a commitment in providing professional advice, leadership and attention to detail; we constantly strive to deliver innovative and lasting solutions to our clients. The role can be based at either of our offices in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Support Campaign and Proposal team to identify project opportunities and prepare proposal material with a focus on Stantec's Project Management Framework (PMF) practices, ensuring client requirements, scope/deliverables, risk, technical and commercial needs are achievable.

  • Be accountable for project set-up, all project management documentation and associated filing from start to completion including close out and archiving documents with assistance from Project Support personnel and in accordance with the PMF.

  • Establish project plans including resourcing, finance, risk and quality in conjunction with the technical team, project Technical Leads/Project Engineers, Project Support personnel and Project Accounting to ensure all aspects of the project are planned prior to project execution.

  • Monitor and control the delivery of project tasks to ensure delivery is in line with project plans, scope, budgets, schedule, and client requirements, including regular invoicing (WIP), debt follow up and collection (AR).

  • Manage and resolve project issues collaboratively and as they arise, escalating them when required


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering or other relevant discipline with a minimum of 7 year’s relevant experience as a Project Manager.

  • Experience in managing and monitoring project delivery, including the schedule (such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) and budget Tertiary PM qualification (such as PMP, PRINCE2) or certification / intention to be obtained, preferred.

  • Experience working in delivering successful projects within a consulting environment

  • Well-developed problem solving and negotiations skills to resolve queries

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport 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.

How to apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter.

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Primary Location : Australia-Queensland-Fortitude Valley

Other Locations : Australia-Queensland-South Brisbane

Organization : BC-3050 Transpt-AU Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 2, 2023, 3:51:29 PM

Req ID: 230000T1

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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