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VP of Construction

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 03/31/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering, Executive/Leadership Job Number: 22573 Pay Rate: Depends on experience

Job Description

A well-established real estate development company is looking for a VP of Construction to oversee and manage its operations, financials, and employees. The ideal candidate is a forward-thinking leader with excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and management skills. Working cross-functionally, the new VP will drive operational excellence through effective leadership focusing on safety, culture, revenue, and the bottom-line profit of the company.
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • Depends on experience
  • Bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Location: South Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Define, implement, and revise operational policies and guidelines for the organization.
  • Develop and execute new growth directives.
  • Work with the other management and outside consultants to create job descriptions, hire competent personnel, and oversee employee training programs.
  • Work with the other management to develop and implement staff evaluation parameters.
  • Liaise with departmental heads to develop financial plans and ensure company-wide operational compliance.
  • Keep track of the company’s revenue margins and conduct budget reviews to maximize profits.
  • Oversee client support services.
  • Manage procurement and resource allocation.
  • Serve as primary contact for all clients.
  • Manage daily activities at the company at the highest level.
  • Manage weekly outlook for all projects and determine key areas of focus.
  • Guide employees as to the best way to efficiently manage their time and establish priorities.
  • Maintain authority on legal and financial matters.
  • Delegate as needed to efficiently operate the company.
  • Oversee new hires, as needed to assure effectively and timely integration into the business.
  • Negotiate contracts and facilitate client relationships.
  • Oversee subcontractor relationships and negotiate any necessary agreements that cannot be done by the Estimating Manager.
  • Review current jobs budget report, cash report, and business financials on a weekly basis to determine current status and future cash flows and address any issues proactively.
  • Communicate with advisors, as needed (CPA, Attorney, Engineers).
  • Make recommendations and give opinions regarding operations, employees, and business outlook to the CEO.

  • Communication skills to discuss issues persuasively and clearly with direct subordinates while explaining their decisions and policies to those both outside and within the organization
  • Bachelors degree
  • 10-15 Years of experience - Background in commercial construction
  • Leadership experience (Projects and team leading)
  • Decision-making skills when managing an organization and establishing policies while assessing various options and selecting the best course of action
  • Leadership skills for leading an organization and coordinating resources, policies, and employees
  • Management skills to direct and shape an organization’s operations, including managing budgets, business plans, and employees
  • Problem-solving skills for identifying and resolving organizational issues, recognizing shortcomings, and carrying out solutions
  • 7+ year commercial/industrial construction Project Management experience (not assistant project manager) to include buy outs, budgeting, contact management, subcontracts, PO’s, crisis management, scheduling, schedule of values, etc.
  • Time-management skills for completing multiple tasks at the same time and usually under their own direction to make sure that they get their work done and meet goals

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Recruiter - Murray Technical

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