Project Director/Director of Operations - St. Louis

Ladue, Missouri Permanent USD150,000 - USD180,000 per year
  • Opportunity to oversee all operations and on-site employees
  • Leadership position with employee stock

About Our Client

My client is a general contracting firm located in the Greater St. Louis area. They have experience in multiple sectors with projects ranging from $3M to over $100M in scope. Over the years, they've been able to secure repeat clients while also developing relationships that have opened doors for them into new projects. This role will be overseeing the project management team and will be working directly with C-level executives, other directors, and clients. They have created an enjoyable workplace where teams collaborate and support one another.

Job Description

  • Handle all aspects of project management (PMs, Engineers, and Preconstruction teams)
  • Meeting with clients during multiple phases of the project - proposals, kick off, updates, closing, and new business opportunities
  • Traveling to job sites periodically to check in on status
  • Reviewing proposals, schematics, and other project documents to assess potential setbacks or risks to the projects
  • Client relations will be an important part of this role
  • Analyze current internal processes to see if there are more efficient routes of scheduling, budgeting, or workforce distributing
  • Utilize project management and estimating software to review updates and changes
  • Assisting in hiring processes

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 15 years of experience with a general contractor
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience on projects $15M+
  • 5+ years of experience in an operational leadership position
  • Current position is a director role or similar
  • Experience working on education, commercial, health care, and retail projects
  • Capable of multitasking & wearing multiple hats
  • Travel as needed to job sites

What's on Offer

  • Base salary of $150,000 - $180,000
  • Bonus opportunities based on personal/company performance
  • Health care
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Car allowance
  • Life insurance
  • Phone allowance
  • ESOP program
  • Disability insurance
  • PTO - starting at 4 weeks
  • Flexible work environment (options to work from home)
  • Maternity/paternity leave - 6 weeks
Jack Diehm
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Construction Director
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Jack Diehm
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