Our client is a privately owned full-service commercial real estate company that provides brokerage, development, construction, and property management services. They are located in the Detroit metropolitan area and focus their work on the Midwest. They own and operate over two million square feet of commercial and office property. In business for over thirty years, they pride themselves on strong values and superior customer service.
The Director of Construction will coordinate and monitor all facets of the development process. Our client is looking for a well-experienced construction leader to help take them to the next level. The Director of Construction will play a leading role in the future growth of our client’s impressive portfolio ensuring alignment with corporate objectives and strategic direction. They will help to develop company culture and build the department.
This position reports to the Owner/CEO and has three direct reports.
The Director of Construction will lead the construction department and oversee all activities and projects from start to finish. They will effectively manage the budgeting, organization, implementation, and scheduling of projects while controlling for time, budget, and quality. They will ensure customer satisfaction and exceed customer expectations. A key to success in this role will be developing strong relationships with the team, customers, vendors, and industry partners. They will develop new business opportunities by leveraging existing relationships and grow existing projects. Working with the company’s brokerage and property management departments they will create ways to add value, increase sales and grow the company. The successful candidate will have a sense of urgency and exhibit a hands-on approach to construction management. They will be highly organized, passionate, and have integrity.
This position will lead the construction department to obtain company goals and objectives. Lead and manage internal and external construction teams to ensure on-time completion and proper staffing levels.
Bachelor’s degree is desired, preferably in Construction Management or a similar field of study.