The transmission and distribution sector is rapidly transforming against a backdrop of growing demand, regulatory changes, ambitious carbon reduction targets and new innovations in technology.

If you are passionate about making a difference, then join our industry leading Energy team in leading the change!

We are currently seeking a Project Management Assistant to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects, across various technical disciplines with clients across country. These projects can include HVDC, interconnectors, windfarms, substations, OHL, geotechnical solutions, building design, protection systems, LVAC, FEED, new builds, refurbishment works, connections schemes etc.

You will join a growing and collaborative team, working in partnership with a variety of clients to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.

As part of your role, you will execute instructions from Project Managers for the range of pursuit tracking to setup and close out and provide contract administration assistance.

You will draft project budgets in the Project Pursuit Tool (PPT), establish requests for new projects with the Project Setup Form (PSF), coordinate with PMs and Project Independent Reviewers for internal approvals at the appropriate signature authority level. You will prepare monthly project progress or status report as needed for internal monitoring of project time and costs spent compared to budget from project setup.

You will initiate invoicing, coordinate with Project Accounting and PMs Track accounts receivable and coordinate with PMs for outstanding invoice payment from client.

About You

You will have some previous experience of project management, with experience of project setup and financial monitoring processes including coordinating with Project Managers (PMs) for proposals, change orders, status reports, financial updates and forecasting. This role works closely with teams of PMs and you must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with excellent computer skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative and multi-team environment.

You will have demonstrated attention to detail; initiative in problem detection and resolution; strong verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to prioritize and multi-task between multiple project managers.

Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We’re proud of our friendly and collaborative environment
  • Awards: We’re 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.
  • Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Great Projects in all of our sectors across the UK&I
  • Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, 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 laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

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