US Federal Program Leader

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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At Stantec we build community. Our US Federal clients secure and enhance our nation. Together we live, work, and raise families in local, national, and international communities.

We design civil, military and other infrastructure. We explore, analyze, and address environmental threats. We plan for, mitigate, and respond to natural and other disasters. In short, we work together with our US Federal Agency partners to help our communities thrive in a safe, sustainable manner.

We serve and seek those who serve our communities, especially veterans, because they uniquely understand the effort required to help communities prosper. Join us and help secure and enhance our local, national and international communities.

Your Opportunity

Stantec has a fantastic career opportunity for a US Federal Program Leader (FPL) to develop, grow and execute the US federal account program strategy as part of the overall corporate business plan. The US Federal Program Leader (FPL) is responsible and accountable for federal program driving its success by yet not limited to: financial performance including revenue growth, talent attraction, engagement and retention, business development and winning of strategic pursuits, delivery of high quality professional services, business compliance, and health and safety adherence.

The US Federal Program Leader (FPL) assists in implementing Stantec s US business strategies and objectives. As an active partner in Stantec s collaborative model, the US Federal Program Leader (FPL) is an outstanding communicator, works in cooperation with Regional Leaders, Business Leaders, Sector Leaders and Discipline Leaders to maximize opportunities across business lines and within the overall Stantec client base. The FPL reports directly to the US Regional Operating Business Leader (ROUL).

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for Net Revenue growth by maintaining minimum double-digit organic growth and work with acquisitions team to identify evaluate, consummate and integrate potential acquisitions

  • Provide guidance and support to Account Managers and Business Lines in identification and pursuit of opportunities including providing critical input into teaming, proposals and contracts

  • Drive US Federal Regulatory Compliance by working with Federal Contracts Team (FCT) to maintain ongoing compliance with applicable FAR and CAS standards, provide proactive leadership to foresee necessary organizational challenges related to compliance. Expand usage of FCT for all accounts.

  • Maintain and evolve small business program to achieve industry-recognized excellence. Serve as the primary conduit for ongoing Mentor-Prot g relationship, and work with Small Business Program Manager and Executive Leadership to consider Mentor-Protege Program expansion

  • Leads Strategic Planning to increase the proportional share of NR to the organization, considering internal and external challenges and opportunities. Identify underutilized accounts, new accounts and develop and implement plans to address. Identify with leadership team and account managers strategic initiatives to permit continued program evolution.

  • Facilitates discussions with executive leadership on program status and organization evolution to support program growth

  • Identifies and supports operational groups to address execution challenges that may inhibit growth. Work with program, business line and operational teams to address day-to-day challenges. Complete necessary periodic reporting.

  • Implements successful employee attraction and retention activities

  • Positive frequent interactions with Stantec senior and executive leadership teams

  • Champions and fosters new initiatives to enhance a culture that exemplifies our four values: We Put People First, We Do What is Right, We are Better Together and We Are Driven to Achieve

  • Your Capabilities and Credentials:

  • Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills

  • Extensive leadership experience organization combined with a university degree in a professional discipline

  • Proven experience with change management and organizational culture change

  • Strong financial management, people management and team building skills

  • Results-oriented individual who excels in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Advanced communication and business development skills

  • Strong desire to succeed, enthusiastic, and possess the highest degree of integrity

  • Ability to travel across the US as needed

  • Education and Experience

    Minimum 15 years of experience in the US Federal market with one or more federal agencies including existing relationships within one or more US Federal Agencies

    Registration or certification in applicable professional discipline

    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.

    Job: Business Operations

    Primary Location: United States-California-Irvine

    Other Locations: United States, United States-Kentucky, United States-Missouri, United States-Alaska, United States-New Jersey, United States-Wisconsin, United States-Indiana, United States-New Mexico, United States-Kansas, United States-Mississippi, United States-Utah, United States-Iowa, United States-California, United States-Washington, United States-Maine, United States-District Of Columbia, United States-Alabama, United States-South Carolina, United States-Louisiana, United States-North Dakota, United States-Idaho, United States-Florida, United States-West Virginia, United States-Massachusetts, United States-Virginia, United States-Pennsylvania, United States-Michigan, United States-Rhode Island, United States-New York, United States-Texas, United States-North Carolina, United States-Connecticut, United States-Maryland, United States-Vermont, United States-Nevada, United States-Tennessee, United States-Illinois, United States-Oregon, United States-Minnesota, United States-Ohio, United States-Arizona, United States-New Hampshire, United States-Colorado, United States-Hawaii, United States-Georgia

    Employee Status: Regular

    Job Level: Manager

    Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

    Schedule: Full-time

    Req ID: 1900022P

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