Vice President of Operations


West Palm Beach, FL

15+ years

Posted 226 days ago

  by    Lily Ortiz

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The Vice President of Operations will support our fast paced and growing Miami and West Palm Beach offices where the successful candidate will assume responsibility for projects, and will also serve as a supervisor and mentor to less experienced Project Executives assigned to other active work. The Vice President of Operations will have his/her own project assignments as the senior-most construction professional on the project, and will also be a resource for the President, Regional Chief Operating Officer, and Operational staff in areas of work acquisition, Contract negotiation and compliance, subcontractor management, financial management, schedule and budget management and compliance with Company Standard Operating procedures.

 ? Work with Office Leadership to set the business direction and strategy for the office

? Oversee project delivery for the office.

? Develop sector expertise, serving as the regional market expert;

? Ensure corporate vision and strategies are communicated to Project Executives and the project teams

? Ensure compliance with Company's policies and procedures 

Work Acquisition and Client Management: 

? Working at the direction of the President and COO, identify and establish new client relationships; cultivate relationships with existing clients through exceptional project delivery

? Identify and develop new business opportunities consistent with Company objectives

? Direct the strategy and content of group proposals and/or presentations

? Participate in project pursuits

? Recommend general conditions and fees to the Office Leadership

? Ensure client satisfaction at all levels by leveraging formal (CONNECT) and informal (client interaction, community events, etc.) channels

? Actively participate in industry events and associations 

Financial Management: 

? Establish financial performance goals for each project and implement strategies to achieve goals

? Review and analyze weekly financialreports on projects; provide guidance and direction to teams

? Complete monthly financial forecasts with project teams. Insure progress against plan is maintained

? Oversee monthly requisitioning

? Monitor project cash flow and achieve established goal 

Development of People: 

?Recruit and hire key operational staff

? Participate on interview team for non-operational, and strategic hires

? Evaluate team performance and provide direction and constructive feedback

? Build future leaders through mentoring

? Support training and curriculum development and planning 


? Oversee preconstruction efforts on assigned projects in support of the President, estimator or preconstruction services leader

? Work in partnership with preconstruction cost estimator to develop accurate project GMP's

? Write or approve detailed scope of work descriptions for subcontractors 

Construction Operations: 

? Ensure all construction activities are consistent with Standard Operating Procedures

? Conduct weekly meetings with Project Executives and entire team to review job performance in its entirety

? Develop project execution plans, including baseline schedules for projects utilizing the resources of scheduling and Lean planning in the Company

? Review schedule updates and participate in monthly update meeting

? Review monthly KPIs, evaluate trends and drive improvement

? Ensure performance corrections are implemented to achieve client satisfaction

? Ensure Quality Assurance/Quality Control plan is developed and followed in partnership with the National Director of Quality Assurance

? Ensure project specific safety plans and safety Standard Operating Procedures are in place and followed


?Bachelor's Degree.

?15-20years of commercial construction operations experience in the construction industry ideally within assigned region.

? A deep understanding of the clients within the Commercial sector.

? Demonstrated leadership skills, highly positive outlook, flexible, team building experience.

Necessary Attributes: 

? Must possess Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring. 

? Energetic, enthusiastic self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail.

? Outstanding team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

? Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

$80K - $400K