VP of Operations - Custom Homes - Houston, TX

Houston, Texas Permanent USD175,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • VP of Ops / COO for growing luxury custom homes builder
  • managing a team of 45+ focused on construction, operations and sales

About Our Client

Michael Page have partnered with a well established and growing luxury custom home Builder within the Texas market focusing on projects rang-in from $2mil - $15mil in value and have a healthy pipeline of projects throughout the next 3 years. Our client is looking for a VP of operations to lead all construction, operations, purchasing, warranty and quality control for high end luxury custom home projects in Houston, Austin and the Bahamas.

Job Description

The VP of Ops will be responsible for leading the firms proposed growth plans as well as being solely responsible for all Project Management,Team Management, Scheduling, Sub Contractor Management and new process implementation. Alongside this your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Operational Oversight: oversee all operational activities of the company, including project management, scheduling, procurement, quality control, safety, and logistics.
  • Manage construction operations teams to ensure construction timelines are kept and ensure on time deliveries.
  • Lead all ground up construction projects from planning, scheduling, design and construction
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
  • Determine labor requirements and works with field personnel and purchasing to meet objectives.
  • Manages the new home starts process to ensure delivery of permits to meet the business plan
  • Work directly with the Purchasing Department to ensure bid process are followed and contracts are complete prior to opening new communities.
  • Coordinate logistics with Purchasing to ensure timely deliveries of materials.
  • Oversee Costing/Estimating to ensure construction details are incorporated within the scope of work on all vendor contracts.

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

The VP of Ops must have a significant track record of senior Construction Management and leadership positions focused on construction, operations, purchasing and warranty and had experience of leading teams of Superintendents and Project Managers. Alongside this the successful candidate must have

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Related Degree
  • 12 years (minimum) of Construction Department Management
  • Experience of managing multiple departments including construction, purchasing, warranty and Sales
  • Luxury Custom home building ground up construction experience
  • Houston based construction market experience
  • Solid Construction Planning Scheduling and Project Management experience
  • Track record of process improvement, (On-site and Operational Processes

What's on Offer

In return my client will offer a fantastic package that will include:

  • Base Salary of $175,000 - $215,000
  • 401k
  • Health care and a lucrative Commission and Bonus package based on home closings, % of sale price and Customer Service Metrics.
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Construction Director
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Jonathon Cassidy
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