Stantec System

  • Human Resources Consultant

    Location US-WA-Bellevue | US-WA-Lynnwood
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/15/2018 4:19 PM)
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    Human Resources
  • Your Opportunity

    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. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.


    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.


    Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.

    Your Duties

    This dynamic HR business partner supports multiple regional business units throughout the Pacific Northwest and California-South region. Reporting to the HR Manager, US West, and working in collaboration with the Regional HR team, this position plays an integral role in delivering HR Services. 


    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal client groups, including employees, managers and senior leaders;
    • In consultation with HR Manager, US West, advocate regional business needs and partner with HR functional experts to assess and develop integrated HR solutions;
    • Proactively partner with US Pacific Northwest and California-South Leadership to develop and execute an overall people management strategy including; communication, engagement, talent development, succession planning, and change management impacting Stantec’s culture;
    • Act as a trusted HR advisor and partner with leadership creating solutions for a variety of HR matters;
    • Provide strategic guidance and develop applicable action plans on HR related issues such as legislated and procedural compliance, interpretation of company policies, company programs, performance management, employee relations, compensation, benefits, retention, and talent acquisition in conjunction with internal Risk Management team;
    • Facilitates the performance management cycle, the compensation planning cycle as well as ad-hoc employee changes;
    • Develop and implement HR related projects and participate on special projects as needed; and
    • Assist with relevant HR administrative tasks as required.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field with a master’s degree preferred;
    • Seven to Ten years of related and progressive experience, including demonstrated experience operating independently with complex issues in a large and changing environment;
    • Superb HR consulting skills, including communication and conflict resolution skills;
    • Ability to establish trust and build effective working relationships;
    • Results focused with the ability to anticipate client needs and take initiative;
    • Exercise confidentiality, discretion, sound judgment as well as possess critical thinking in ambiguous and complex situations;
    • Balance strategic and operational tasks with strong organizational and time management skills;
    • Deep understanding of the core HR competencies including but not limited to performance management, compensation, benefits, employment law, organizational development, talent development and training, mentoring/coaching/facilitation, recruitment and workforce planning and an overall understanding of HR policies and programs and other terms and conditions of employment, along with an understanding of HR best practices;
    • Adaptability to rapidly changing demands;
    • Prior experience successfully operating in a geographically dispersed team is a plus;
    • Strong MS Office Suite skills preferred;
    • HR certifications such as a PHR/SPHR/GPHR or SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP preferred; and
    • Travel, as needed, between local offices in region.


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