Job Title
Senior Director, Construction & Facilities

City
Mid-Atlantic

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Driving large scale construction and capital projects, you'll support robust store development and growth for this off-price, retail leader that continues to expand market share.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:

As the Senior Director of Construction & Facilities, you will lead the administration and implementation of the full construction lifecycle. This includes pre-construction, budgeting, scheduling, procurement, contract development, shop drawings/submissions, design coordination, construction, space turnover, and contract closeout.

In this high-impact leadership role, you will support the company's robust growth plans and Real Estate "path to profitability." Working closely with executive stakeholders, you'll play an integral part in helping to "build the foundation" for a Real Estate portfolio that ultimately aims to open hundreds of additional stores.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to the EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer- Ops, HR, LP & Legal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the planning of new construction projects, site designs, and capital improvement projects.
  • Manage construction and facility improvements day to day activities; partner with Owners and VP of Stores on small development projects.
  • Oversee large-scale construction and maintenance projects.
  • Schedule all trade-related activities, coordinating them with the overall project schedule requirements.
  • Assess subcontractor extra work orders.
  • Interface with the Owner and VP of Stores to facilitate the timely resolution of open design issues and changes.
  • Work with on-site Superintendents to deliver the highest possible quality and satisfaction.
  • Ensure the punch lists are completed for Grand Openings.
  • Manage the maintenance of new/remodeled locations for the first year after turnover.
  • Coordinate all facilities projects and manage store maintenance and supplies.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

  • Project Deadlines met
  • Project Budgets met

SUPERVISION:

This position oversees the Construction and Facilities departments.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management. Excellent project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • 5 to 10 years of corporate retail experience is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to translate technical/complex issues, work collaboratively with contractors, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong computer skills; experience with scheduling software such as MS-Project and/or Primavera.
  • 20 - 30% travel is typically required.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Product Focus – The ability to maintain direction and stay on target with the goals and project at hand to enhance the customer experience with our products and services.
  • Business Acumen – Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting their business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
  • Negotiating – Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations; can settle differences with minimal noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships; can be direct and forceful as well as diplomatic; gains trust quickly of other parties to the negotiation; has a good sense of timing.
  • Planning – Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
  • Champion Change – Understands different kinds of change; motivates others to welcome change; manages the change process while maintaining operating effectiveness; establishes processes to ensure the success of the change.
  • Decision Quality – Make correct decisions based on analysis, experience, and judgment.
  • Drive for Results – Push themselves and others consistently to meet or exceed goals.
  • Managing and Measuring – Assign responsibility and set clear measurable objectives.
  • Developing Direct Reports – Push, challenge, and guide direct reports so they can meet their business and career goals.
  • Integrity and Trust – Seen as direct and honest individuals who can keep confidences and admit mistakes. Will not represent themselves for personal gain.
  • Motivating Others – Create a positive climate that challenges and empowers others to do their best work.
  • Organizing – Can rally people and resources to get projects completed properly; can leverage multiple partners and orchestrate the pieces of the larger picture to work in sync; stores and accesses information effectively and efficiently; can delegate and manage the delegated pieces to accomplish more in less time.
  • Customer Focus – Establish a relationship with customers to glean first-hand information that will enhance their experience and our products and services.

This description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties to be performed by the position incumbent. Justification for information provided in the job description may be requested. Employees are required to follow job-related instructions and perform other job-related activities assigned by their supervisor.

All requirements are subject to possible modification in order to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, other employees, or the public

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