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What is Construction Project Development Director Job Description ?

Summary of Duties: Responsible for planning, land use, entitlements, real estate marketing and sales, development, cost estimating, contracting for and managing professional consultants, construction contractors, accounting, forecasting, financial analysis, reporting and project management for the Long Point Resort.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary project-wide responsibility for entitlements, approvals, design, construction, sales, project budgets, schedules, reporting and project implementation consistent with the project business plan. Direct supervision of all project Development and Constructions Managers.
Complete the securing of all entitlements, approvals, and permits as well as negotiating agreements with all required utility and service providers.
Coordinate all government filings and approvals.
Select and manage the site work design process with professional consultant teams with an emphasis on quality, value engineering, cost reduction, on time delivery and maximizing value.
Review and sign-off on the design documents at each phase of the design process and expedite all required internal approvals.
Manage the Director of Sales and Marketing and coordinate other marketing resources with specific emphasis on:
Ensuring vision and quality of project are maintained, and that the project is meeting all requirements of the approved business plan
Pricing and velocity management
Phasing and coordination of construction and sales
Ensuring all project specific information is provided to Sales and Marketing
Effectively representing the project in the community and at public hearings as required.
Contract Administration
Develop and maintain current scope of work
Develop and maintain executed consultant and subcontractor contracts, purchase orders, and change orders
Develop change orders and purchase orders for contracts and insure proper approval and documentation thereof into accounting tools and filing systems
Responsible for the maintenance of the plans, documents, schedules, contract and budget filing system.
Coordinate with legal and corporate departments regarding contract, indemnity and insurance requirements and revisions. Responsible for the collection and enforcement of consultant and subcontractor insurance compliance documentation
Track and maintain key contract performance dates, obligations and notices.
Support and implement company construction policies and safety procedures
Budgets and Schedules
Responsible for assembling detailed development budgets, schedules and all supporting date in accordance with company procedures.
Responsible for soliciting, documenting (unit price format) and qualifying bids.
Responsible for and authority to negotiate and formally contract all site development and relating consulting work consistent with companys best management practices.
Responsible for establishing, evaluating and maintaining development cost estimates through the use of Timberline and the corporate schedule of Master Resort Cost Codes or other approved cost accounting system in compliance with company procedures.
Generate, maintain and update project schedules in MS Project or other approved scheduling system.
Prepare, review and critique monthly/quarterly management reports and cost summaries.
Develop and maintain a development cash flow.
Review and approve invoices and coding for entry into Timberline and on time payment
Monitor invoice and payment issues, problems and back charges.
Bonds, Permits and Notices
Schedule and obtain necessary performance and escrow bonds and ensure the proper tools are in place to track bonds and manage bond reductions, releases etc.
Acquire post and file permits. Ensure compliance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
10-15+ years experience working in real estate development with an emphasis on resort projects. Core strengths in resort, resort residential and retail developments is preferred.
Must possess financial analysis skills, be proficient with large scale budgeting, complex scheduling, and have effective negotiating skills.
Experience with the marketing and sales of resort residential real estate.
Knowledge and experience with entitlement process.
Proven success and passion for building and sustaining strong relationships with team members, partners, consultants, community stakeholders and governmental authorities.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Project and Timberline experience desirable.

Education: Bachelors degree in related field preferred.

Personal Skills/Attributes:
Extremely organized and time efficient
Outstanding customer service skills and leadership
Conduct effective and efficient informational meetings
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ethical and of highest integrity
Ability to teach and train his/her coworkers
Strong work ethic
High energy and enthusiastic
Multi-task oriented
Ability to receive/provide constructive criticism
Manages and processes organization change
Ability to timely identify and implement process improvements

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