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Chief Technology Officer – ( 230000MK )
Grow with the best. Join a smart, innovative, and inspired team that strives for thought leadership, growth, technical and operational excellence. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our 26,000 team members in over 400 locations worldwide are vital to making our company stronger.
Stantec is a publicly traded multi-sector firm of architects, engineers, and scientists, that has been partnering with our clients for more than 60 years to improve the quality of life around the world. We operate with the strength of a $4B per year company paired with the agility of an established practice that has delivered some of the most iconic and cutting-edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design some of the worlds most impactful projectsprojects vital to both local and global communities.
Stantecs digital and technology teams have over 200 staff dispersed geographically and functionally across the company. These teams have grown organically in recent years, achieving great success in supporting our digital transformation. In response to our continued growth, we are looking for a Chief Technology Officer who wants to be part of a purpose-driven organization focused on helping our clients, colleagues and communities thrive. Reporting into Stantecs Chief Growth and Innovation Officer (CGIO), this newly established position will provide direct leadership to our digital and technology teams and will play an integral role in continuing to add technology value to clients and communities, while driving delivery effectiveness and shareholder value.
People are Stantecs most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be able to leverage your experience in the commercialization and monetization of digital products, tools, and emerging technology to lead Stantecs digital evolution geographically and organizationally, in a way that meaningfully grows Stantecs gross revenue.
The Chief Technology Officer will lead identification, deployment, application, and support of emerging technology to support existing clients and our strategic growth initiatives and will provide the following leadership in accordance with Stantecs 2024-2026 Strategic Plan to two groups:
Our Externally facing team focused on developing and delivering digital products and services for commercialization, and
Our Internally facing team that provide digital and emerging technology support to our core businesses (that is, to win and execute our traditional work) and to develop tools for internal use to drive efficiency and to create monetizable value.
Across both groups, the Chief Technology Officer will undertake activities that:
Work closely with the key stakeholders Stantecs five Business Operating Units (BOUs), our Innovation Office and our sales channel partners, to support the commercialization of digital products and services and new technologies for Stantecs go-to-mass-market strategies
Work collaboratively with Stantecs digital practice groups across Stantecs BOUs, Global Operations and our Innovation Office, to maintain capabilities across our digital practice areas which include data analytics, design/delivery and automation, geospatial analytics, project and program information management systems, visualization, and digital development
Minimize risk to Stantecs digital brand, create and adopt common product development principles, processes, tools, platforms, and governance by providing a consistent approach to integrating commercial digital products into each of Stantecs BOUs and Business Lines
Develop a roadmap for achieving material revenue and EBITDA growth from Stantecs commercially offered emergent technology and digital products and services
Create dedicated technical, development, and support teams that are scalable and lead those teams towards the success of the products that will be brought to market
Drive organizational maturity by providing clarity of roles and career pathing for various disciplines
Work closely with Stantec IT partners to achieve greater agility, consistency reliability, scalability, sustainability, and security
Ensure these digital practice areas remain agile and responsible to the need of their clients, while also achieving efficiency of standardization through a central depository of talent and capability
Ensure that the tools and applications architecture support the priorities of the business and that they are used efficiently, profitably, and securely
Research and deploy emergent promising technologies that can help increase the companys competitive advantage and avoid disruptive threats
Assist Stantecs various sectors to use technology effectively to increase margin by lowering overhead costs
Identify strategic partnerships to help enable organizational growth
Set the direction for the programming languages, frameworks and methodologies in use and ensure consistent standards are applied across the entire company
Protect and encourage intellectual property reuse wherever possible, seeking new applications for existing digital and technical solutions that provide competitive advantage
Build networks of people, technologies, and ideas far outside of Stantec, constantly scanning the landscape to identify possible acquisitions or partners that can provide complementary capabilities.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Achievement oriented with proven experience in the commercialization and monetization of digital products/tools and emerging technology
Demonstrated understanding of complex organization design and with the ability to manage effectively in a matrix organization
An entrepreneurial orientation, including experience negotiating, building, and maintaining productive relationships with clients and key stakeholders.
Leadership, change management, communication, team building skills, and strategic thinking are essential for the success of this position
Ability to attract and retain talented professionals and build high performing teams
Committed to Health, Safety, Security and Environment.
Embraces inclusion and diversity and integrates it into strategy and culture
Success driven, enthusiastic, collaborative, and possess the highest degree of integrity
Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Science/Systems, Engineering, or a related field, with an MS and/or MBA from an accredited institution preferred.
Minimum of fifteen (15) years of related professional experience, with prior experience as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Chief Digital Officer (CDO) preferred
Broad knowledge of current software engineering (languages, frameworks, and techniques) and enterprise-wide IT architecture for commercialization of products
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. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.
Stantec was ranked the #1 most sustainable corporation among peers and among the top 1% in the world on sustainable performance by Corporate Knights for our 2022 performance
In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.Stantec has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP
Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the Worlds Best Employers, we have been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equity Index (GIEI) for the third-consecutive year and a Top 50 workplace for Indigenous STEM professionals.
Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location : United States-California-San Francisco
Other Locations : United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-District Of Columbia-Washington, United States-Texas-Plano, United States-California-San Jose, United States, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-New York-New York, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Organization : BC-1987 CGIO-US
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Executive
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Feb 7, 2023, 6:11:52 PM
Req ID: 230000MK
Stantec 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
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