Director of Operations (Commercial Construction)

New York Permanent $250,000 - $300,000 per year
  • ENR Top 100 General Contractor with National Presence - based in New York.
  • Senior leadership role overseeing Project Execs - reports to Board of Directors.

About Our Client

A longstanding and respected New York-based General Contractor with a reputation for quality construction and excellent service. Broad market reach across commercial realm of properties: class A office interiors, aviation, healthcare, pharmaceutical, educational/institutional and hospitality.

Known for excellent staff retention, a company with an established set of core values, keeps its people at the heart of everything it does. Huge base of repeat business making it a true partner to its clients in construction.

Job Description

  • Plan, Manage, and direct all Construction Operation business functions
  • Responsibility over all construction operations, responsible for maintaining and driving operational results
  • Project Staffing, Scheduling, Purchasing
  • Provide monthly financial reports (WIP) for all jobs in progress
  • Interface with Executive Leadership Team, Estimating & Manage the on-site Construction Managers who oversee the various on-site construction projects
  • Full understanding of project financials including, but not limited to, forecasting, WIP and cash flow schedules and analysis
  • Responsible for Operation's Strategic and Business Plan
  • Establish project and employee performance goals; allocate resources necessary to achieve the goals.
  • Assist staff in developing and executing strategy during construction.
  • Proactively identify potential risk issues and establish a preventative action plan to address them.
  • Provide effective problem resolutions to improve working relationships between the client and project teams.
  • Develop strong internal and external relationships and work with project teams to ensure projects are properly scoped and executed according to plan
  • Create a strong collaborative team environment
  • Responsible for corporate enhancements to both better serve clients and workplace
  • Overseeing contract administration, cost control, and cash flow analysis
  • Provide oversight and accountability, keeping various projects and Construction Managers on track, on schedule for completion, and on budget for cost
  • Travel to job sites to conduct random inspections on a routine basis
  • Champion commitment to Safety
  • Work with Human Resources on Training, Development and Succession Planning initiatives

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent Leadership and Management skills
  • Proven "hands on" working experience in construction management and/or project management
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Familiarity with construction management software packages
  • Ability to plan and see the "big picture"
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • People development and human resources management skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or field
  • Minimum of 15+ years of field knowledge/experience

What's on Offer

Generous compensation package, and comprehensive benefits package.

Annual bonus tied to company and personal performance.

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Job summary

Operational & General Management
Operational & General Management Subsector
Property & Construction
New York
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