Vice President of Construction- Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD150,000 - USD280,000
  • Leadership role at one of the most well respected GC's in Chicago
  • Competitve salary and aggressive bonus structure

About Our Client

My client is a full-service design/build, general contract and construction management contractor focusing on tenant improvement and ground-up construction. My client has been in business for over 20 years and have created a strong, trusted name in the market. Areas of expertise include: office, healthcare, distribution/warehousing, manufacturing, aviation and sports entertainment.

Job Description

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.

Description

  • Lead in the development of high-performance teams through supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring. Ensure regular feedback is shared with staff including timely completion of employee performance appraisals.
  • Manage and develop assigned staff toward maximum job performance and career potential.
  • Develop and improve upon assigned client relationships fostering a "trusted advisor" status.
  • Understand and administer contract and subcontract agreements.
  • Provide leadership to positively influence change.
  • Promote GC's involvement in the community to help build strategic relationships and to embrace the community in which we live and work.
  • Foster and enhance architect, subcontractor and vendor relations.
  • Establish, update, and communicate the Master Project Schedule and manage its implementation.
  • May work with preconstruction team in development of project.
  • Manage budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Manage the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) program.
  • Provide leadership in risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions.
  • Understand, comply and advise others on business ethics and compliance programs.
  • Demonstrate high standard of persona; accountability and integrity. Mentor staff to the same high standards.
  • Manage and oversee field operation and engineering processes and procedures.
  • Drive competencies to team on requirements for insurance, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Drive enforcement of safety protocols by the project staff.
  • Support and drive utilization of various initiatives. Promote and utilize emerging technologies and innovations to support sustainable competitive advantages.
  • Provide leadership to foster an environment of diversity and inclusion.



This is an urgent requirement. Apply today for immediate consideration.

The Successful Applicant

In return for a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

Looking for someone who takes ownership of their projects, is comfortable making timely decisions, is great with maintaining client and subcontractor relationships, and can work within a team but with a lot of autonomy. Must have attention to detail and care about quality, budget and getting projects completed on time.

  • 15+ years of engineering, architectural, construction or project management experience in related markets
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong organizational skills; candidate should be energized by working with different teams, both internal and external
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and teams concurrently. Comfortable learning new software platforms to track and organize project information
  • Technical background with understanding of building engineering and commercial projects; prior experience in commercial projects
  • Detailed knowledge of resource planning and financial planning
  • Excellent writing, organization, and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to navigate in a fast pace environment
  • General knowledge of construction principles and practices
  • Team player that's passionate about innovation and driven to optimize and build better buildings and products

What's on Offer

  • Great work environment and work-life balance.
  • Opportunity for growth and development even though this is a very senior role
  • Competitive Salary + aggressive bonus structure
  • Monthly Car Allowance
  • iPhone and iPad
  • Benefits: Health, dental, vision, etc
  • 401K match
  • PTO and company holidays
Contact
Madelyn Isaacson
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5281671

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Construction Director
Industry
Business Services
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Madelyn Isaacson
Job Reference
JN-022022-5281671