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State Revolving Fund Program Lead

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Stantec Jobs - State Revolving Fund Program Lead in ALBANY, New York, United States We use cookies to improve your experience on our site. To find out more, read our privacy policy . Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Search for Job Title or Keywords Flexible Working Locations Browse by Location State Revolving Fund Program Lead - Stantec Jobs Job Information State Revolving Fund Program Lead ALBANY , New York State Revolving Fund Program Lead - ( 230001LI )DescriptionMany of the world's top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community's interaction with water a bit differently-as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we're hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.Your OpportunityManagement and Technology Consulting (MTC) is Stantec's industry leading management consulting team, recognized in providing asset and organizational performance, financial, economic, funding, planning, as well as business and operational technology consulting services to communities and utilities across North America. We partner with our clients to tackle complex problems and design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their unique needs. Our team is comprised of experts in their fields that guide our work with analytical rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We're a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that's critical to ensuring sustainable quality of life services in communities of all shapes and sizes. The MTC team is also responsible for the business development and delivery of innovative digital related work and consulting services embedded in broader engineering/infrastructure projects and stand-alone projects. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership of our state revolving fund (SRF) program service offerings, to deliver strategic projects, and to drive growth of our funding, asset management, organizational performance, and strategic planning service offerings in the water sector.Your Key Responsibilities:

  • This position is an external client facing position with our Management Consulting Team.
  • Support business development for the MTC team. Lead Stantec business development and service offering strategies nationally for the state revolving fund (SRF) program and develop a corresponding team and business model that integrates with and leverages the existing MTC team.
  • Engage with clients and potential clients to understand their needs and problems and apply MTC solutions, solution history, and personal solution history to help Stantec grow. A specific focus will be supporting the administration of state revolving funds (SRF).
  • Lead the delivery of strategic funding, asset management, and management consulting projects, ensuring delivery of high-quality services on time and within budget. As needed, participate in the delivery of design engineering projects in the U.S. Northeast.
  • Work closely with regional leadership to identify and create/incubate opportunities for collaborative offerings - including technical and funding services - across the region and across multiple business lines.
  • Recruit, mentor, train, develop, and deploy technical talent. Working dynamically with project teams to identify best-fit solutions to business, strategic, infrastructure, and operational issues, that involve elevated risk/complexity.
  • Actively contribute to MTC strategic planning, focused on funding and asset management services, and deployment of our digital solutions.
  • Maintain and grow client relationships and lead responses to client requests, RFQs, and RFPs.
  • Maintain knowledge of water industry, state and federal funding programs, financial planning, and economic trends.
  • Serve as an independent reviewer of analysis prepared by peers or junior staff to ensure technical accuracy and appropriateness of methods and tools used and solutions evaluated.
  • Meet performance goals and objectives as assigned, with respect to client-specific demands, stated delivery milestones, quality standards, project management framework, mentoring of junior staff, and all required training activities.
  • Develop delivery approaches and work products, with no oversight, to support client business challenges for a variety of highly complex issues; as well as direct and train junior staff in these approaches.
  • Serve as a primary member of multiple teams at client meetings, including interactive use of analytical tools and facilitating workshops; as well as direct and train junior staff in these areas.
  • Work dynamically with project teams to identify best-fit solutions to complex business, strategic, infrastructure, and operational issues, that involve elevated risk and/or potential conflicts of interest.
  • Lead or advise the project team in interactive meetings with our clients to identify and analyze issues affecting their organizations and key stakeholders.
  • In some cases, serve as the project manager for client engagements, ensuring delivery of high-quality services on time and within budget.QualificationsYour Capabilities and Credentials:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Working knowledge of and interest in state and local government organizational structure, budgeting / reporting, infrastructure funding, and types of services they provide is required.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat Pro and other business systems required.
    • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
    • Capable of presenting/sharing analyses in an interactive work setting while being able to make adjustments in a live setting.
    • Self-starter capable of efficiently and proactively working independently as well as with a geographically dispersed team on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong sense of Team. Always willing to step in and take on additional responsibility for the good of the entire Team.
    • Strong attention to details as deliverables are open to public review and scrutiny.
    • Requires a satisfactory driving record.Traits and Attributes of Top Performers:Subject matter expertise: Successful candidates will possess a deep understanding of federal, state and local water funding trends and practices related to the administration of that funding notably, the SRF. They will actively participate in regional and national discourse on strategic deployment and management of public water funding.Established professional network in the US Northeast and with major federal funding program agencies.Advisory business development: Successful candidates will take the initiative to research and approach new clients and markets to drive growth. They will actively participate in and support sales and account management processes for existing and new clients.Collaboration and co-creation: Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, disciplines and abilities in a cooperative and generative manner, to achieve a common goal.Organizational analysis mindset: Top performers will understand the client organizational system, present issues and group dynamics, determine requirements, apply digital fluency in the compilation of data and findings, conducting analyses, and make recommendations for initiatives and mandates.Strategic and systematic thinking: Top performers will be able to synthesize different sides of an issue by examining a range of options and outcomes, considering the interconnectedness of elements as parts of a whole system, and building intellectual frameworks to guide decisions, solve problems, support innovation and inform analysis and action.Consulting and advising: Top performers will have the ability to think about a task or a problem in a new or different way, to create strategies for disruption, breakthrough and transformation relevant to the organizational environment.Creativity and adaptability: Top performers will have the ability to think about a task or a problem in a new or different way, to create strategies for disruption, breakthrough, and transformation.Entrepreneurial mindset: Strong candidates will both seek and thrive on all opportunities and risks; Top performers will leverage tenacity and optimism to innovate, effect change, break orthodoxies and create new value for clients.Sincere desire to please our clients: Top performers seem to have an innate drive, beyond personal gain, for ensuring that our clients are pleased with our performance and our deliverables, and they realize that providing rigorous, error-free, and unbiased advisory services is a critical step in ensuring the client's long-term sustainability. Top performers draw on this deeper motivation, as it takes time and effort to drive change with our clients.Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree in business, mathematics, finance, economics, statistics, data science, engineering, accounting, or related fields are required. Master's Degree is a plus.
      • 20 years total post-undergraduate working experience in municipal management consulting, economics, infrastructure funding, and/or financial analysis and/or working for local government agencies in these areas.
        • Direct work experience/history with state and local government agencies or water agencies in funding, regulatory, and technical initiatives.
        • Focused experience working with state and local agencies in the U.S. Northeast
        • Project management experience, including preparing and managing project scope, schedule, team activities, communication, and deliverables.
        • Experience leading and managing complex projects simultaneously.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.Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.Primary Location : United States-New York-AlbanyOrganization : BC-2248 Water-US ManagementEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Individual ContributorTravel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Apr 17, 2023, 9:24:43 PMReq ID: 230001LIStantec 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 Apply Now
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