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Senior Vice President of Construction

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Senior Vice President of Construction is responsible for managing project management and delivery team. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, training, and managing all the functions of project management and implementation for firm and to lead the business unit to achieve company objectives for growth, revenue and profitability.

General Skills:
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Strong analytical, planning, budgeting, and forecasting skills
Possess a customer service orientation
Respectful and outstanding leadership skills that motivates staff to exceed expectations
The ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team and focuses their energy on meeting and achieving business goals
The ability to manage multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes
Proven ability to lead a proactive team and ensure accountability for results that maximize contribution to business objectives

Primary Responsibilities:
Be part of firms Senior Leadership team and participate in the creation and implementation of strategic plans
Develop and manage the execution of the business unit’s annual business plan and operating budget
Lead and manage the Program Management, Pre-Construction, Project Management, Estimating and Procurement teams
Create, manage and execute strategies and tactical plans related to the firms Project Management and Delivery team
Achieve targeted Delivery financial goals and ensure timely reporting of changes
Work with the corporate finance team to update forecasts and meet quarterly forecasts
Responsible for achieving all project schedules
Measure the effectiveness of the Delivery teams and implement improvements as needed to improve efficiencies and profitability
Coach, mentor and raise the team’s ability to deliver and exceed expectations while creating opportunities for succession talent
Be responsible for securing and maintaining general contractor licenses nationally
Meet with all direct reports on a regular basis to provide guidance and support as needed to advance projects and meet revenue and profitability expectations
Support Business Development in the sales process when needed
Expedite the completion of all corrective and/or warranty work in a timely fashion
Represent the company at key grand opening events
Develop with IT a long-range technology plan to be a practically-based advanced technology driven operation
Develop with the HR team development programs for educational and career advancement

Maintain professional appearance and demeanor at all times
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment
A track record of performance excellence meeting corporate targets and objectives
Capacity to assume additional executive responsibilities over time
Travel will be expected as needed, most likely to exceed 50% monthly

Education and Experience Prerequisites:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Project Management and/or Business Administration
MBA preferred but not required
10 years in Project/Construction Management, with 5 years in a senior management capacity

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