Business Center Sector Leader

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We are growing! We are actively seeking a new marketing and business development leader to support our Waterpower & Dams team. This position, a Business Center Sector Lead (BCSL), would join our technical team, and be based in one of our Eastern U.S. offices. Stantec's Waterpower & Dams team pursues and executes hydropower and dams projects of varying size and complexity throughout the world. The successful candidate will be someone with strong leadership, communication and business acumen who will help set the vision for how the Waterpower & Dams business line expands its business within the Eastern U.S. and partner with other geographies and business lines in the identification and pursuit of key opportunities for Stantec.

Your Duties:

This senior-level position reports to the North American Business Sector Leader for the Waterpower & Dams Business Line and works collaboratively with Stantec's Waterpower & Dams Leadership team. This role will involve identifying, developing, and winning opportunities with new and existing clients and growing our business in a fast-paced, customer-facing environment.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Sustaining and growing revenue within our primary business sectors to achieve top line growth for the Waterpower & Dams Business, and supporting the Managing and Technical Discipline Leads to achieve sales and growth metrics.
• Leading and implementing business development strategies for key clients and pursuits and documenting progress through the use of key performance indicators, financial progress reporting, etc.
• Contributing to the development and execution of the national business strategy for the Waterpower & Dams North American Business Line, with accountability for strategies and priorities in the Eastern United States.
• Participating in and leading marketing and business development meetings and performing client surveys.
• Development of the annual business plan and assisting in the development of the budget for the business center.
• Attracting key staff to Stantec's Waterpower & Dams team to facilitate growth.
• Working collaboratively and communicating regularly with business center, regional and national sector leadership to achieve key performance metrics.
• Coaching, mentoring, and developing future leaders.
• Promoting a strong health and safety culture within the business center.
• Frequent travel to meet with clients within the Eastern U.S. geography is required.


• B.Sc. with at least 10 years professional experience.
• Demonstrated understanding of the hydropower and dams market in the Eastern United States.
• Strong business development skills with an entrepreneurial orientation, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with a client base (such experience within a consulting organization in the Eastern United States is considered a strong asset).
• Successful experience with responding to Requests for Proposals, Expressions of Interest, and Statements of Qualifications.
• Leadership, communication and team building skills are essential for the success of this position.
• The strengths, experience and drive to effectively lead, challenge, and inspire the leadership group and staff to work together cohesively as a team on pursuits and client development.
• Demonstrated ability to champion both technical and customer service excellence with conviction and purpose.

About MWH

At MWH, now part of Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world's top talent appeals to you, join us.

MWH Global…we're looking for opportunities.

Additional Information

MWH, now part of Stantec, is an EEO employer - MWH considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, creed, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or other basis in accordance with federal, state or local laws or regulations.

Staffing and Recruitment Agencies
Stantec appreciates the interest from the staffing industry, however, unsolicited resumes submitted to Stantec or any Stantec employee without a current and valid staffing agency contract in place with Stantec will not be eligible for any search fees. At this time, Stantec is not welcoming any additional inquiries for agency partnerships. To be added to the list for future RFP opportunities please email [email protected]

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