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.
Our Wellington transportation team continues to win and deliver some of the region’s most iconic projects. If you are looking to join a firm that offers the perfect mix between exciting projects, career development and work/life balance then look no further.
One difference between Stantec and our competitors is that we have an emphasis on professional and personal development and will take steps to help you achieve your career goals. We also have a culture of delivering as a team and our Wellington office has a healthy and vibrant culture. At Stantec you will be backed by a Global company but delivering at a local level.
**About the role**
As a Design Manager, you will provide technical overview, commercial acumen and team leadership on our transportation projects. You will demonstrate a high degree of technical knowledge in transportation and transportation design and have an appetite for successful project delivery. Working with the design team, you’ll mentor and support staff, ensure the right balance of skills in the team, and foster a high level of ownership, drive, commitment, open communication and team cohesion. Through exceptional delivery of design services, you’ll maintain strong client relationships and contribute to the achievement of revenue and profit targets.
Design Manager – Wellington
To be successful for this role you’ll need:
To be a qualified Chartered Civil Engineer with 10-15 years of transportation projects experience (particularly in highways design), with a professional project management qualification (preferred), and who is passionate about successful project delivery to clients and the development of high performing teams. You are someone who enjoys providing direction and support to others and is committed to bringing multi-discipline teams together to operate efficiently and to consistently deliver quality service on time and on budget. The knowledge and resource sharing with our other offices across New Zealand make this an exciting challenge for someone passionate about bringing the best practice to our clients’ challenges.
Civil Engineering, Design, Project Management
**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
•Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
•Mentoring for your own development
•Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance
•Service Recognition Awards
•Employee Assistance Program
•Flexible Working Arrangements
**How to apply**
To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930 or apply directly online.
The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 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.