Stantec System

Regional Leader - Ontario North and East

Location CA-ON-Ottawa
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/8/2018 3:33 PM)
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Experience (Years)
Regional G&A & Shared Services

Your Opportunity

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. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.


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.


Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.

Your Duties

An opportunity exists for a successful candidate to lead our Ontario North and East Region in the role of Regional Leader (RL).  The region has approximately 400 team members across three offices located in Ottawa, Sudbury and North Bay.


The Regional Leader will work closely with our leadership teams and be accountable for the region’s operations management, local delivery of professional services and financial performance. He/She must have proven ability to attract and retain key people within the organization and have a good reputation within the industry.


He/She, along with the business partners, will optimize Stantec’s core business processes, introduce innovative ideas, and foster operational excellence across the business lines. He/She must work well within collaborative teams across Stantec to maximize opportunities within the overall Stantec client base. He/She is expected to maintain contact with key clients in the region by taking part in business development activities and community engagement initiatives.


The RL reports directly to the Geographic Leader (GL) and personal utilization targets for the RL will be set in consultation with the GL.




  • Leadership – people and business
  • Communication
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Ethics and Integrity    
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Commitment to HSSE
  • Ability to Motivate and influence



  • In conjunction with the leadership of the region, the RL is responsible for establishing and/or maintaining Stantec’s position as one of the top three professional services firms in each discipline throughout the region.
  • Prepare annual strategic business plan and budget, in collaboration with the business partners, outlining the vision, focus, and priorities for implementation and to set specific goals for performance and/or growth for the region and Business Centres (BC).
  • The RL is expected to implement effective business strategies for delivering on-target performance objectives, continuously monitor the financial performance of the BCs and take remedial/corrective actions as required to achieve goals. The RL ensures compliance with Stantec's policies, practices, and procedures by all staff within the region.

The RL is also responsible for:

o   Consistency of salaries across BCs, from a regional perspective,

o   Overseeing the operations of, and lease considerations for the office locations related to the respective BCs,

o   Decisions, initiation and approval of employee retention activities,

o   Activities related to health and safety within the office and BCs,

o   Decisions and initiation of coordinated Community Engagement programs,

o   Appearances in the community representing Stantec,

o   Being the Stantec representative for all multi-practice initiatives in the community.


  • The RL, along with the regional business center leadership, drives initiatives, for representing the Company locally within the social, political, and economic community and coordinates employee participation in technical and professional associations.
  • The RL ensures the delivery of Stantec's employee compensation, career development and performance reviews, and bonus allocation processes in conjunction with the appropriate business leadership.

Your Capabilities and Credentials



  • Senior management experience with a large volume organization combined with a university degree in a related discipline.
  • Strong communication and business development skills and a results-oriented individual who excels in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Desire to succeed, is enthusiastic, collaborative, and possesses the highest degree of integrity.
  • Strong leadership, financial management, and team building skills are essential for the candidate to meet the expectations of this position.
  • Previous leadership experience is essential.  All candidates will also be required to complete an Organizational Performance Profile (OPP).


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