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Director of Project Delivery

Burlington, Ontario · Construction/Facilities

Director of Project Delivery

As our client's business operations and processes grow and mature, they seek an experienced and motivated individual to oversee and coordinate the Project Delivery and Field (construction) programs and teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the overall success of Project Delivery and be accountable for the performance of the teams.

The accountability for ensuring excellence in our project planning, management, and execution lies with the Director of Project Delivery. This position is critical to our organization, as it reports to the President and sits on the Operations Management Team. The Director of Project Delivery must ensure that project delivery teams are equipped with the necessary leadership and support to achieve project success, which will generate repeat business and referrals while maximizing profitability on each project.

To achieve this, the Director will be experienced and proficient at:
Consistently providing inspiring leadership to program and project teams and management
Providing financial oversight and direction at the program and project level
Understanding and communicating key financial data and metrics 
Ensuring accurate and timely project reporting
Conducting monthly project review profit and loss (P&L) meetings (with Finance) to ensure that Project Delivery teams are held accountable for their projects consistently remaining on track
Assessing and developing project delivery team members 
Conducting regular performance reviews and providing honest & direct feedback
Effectively communicating the needs and capabilities of the project delivery team to the President and other Operations management team members.
Actively leading or participating in annual business planning activities 
Collaborating with the Sales & Pre-Con teams in the development and kick-off of new projects
Anticipating vendor, client, consultant, and regulator issues and avoiding or mitigating escalation 
Providing technical assistance in various aspects of greenfield or brownfield projects including interpreting scope requirements, contract management, issue resolution, project & site management
Accurately reviewing & approving physical completion onsite with % completion billed
Providing hands-on training of Project Cost Management to new or inexperienced team members (ECAC, Job Costing, budget codes, etc.)
Understanding when to remain high-level & when to be hands-on project by project
Identifying resource and/or skill deficiencies and gaps across the team
With HR, recruiting talented individuals to augment the capability and capacity of the team

 To fulfill the requirements of the position, the Senior Director should have the following qualities:
A strong drive to win and capture market share as per the strategic plan and priorities
Demonstrated success leading profitable projects and teams while delivering high client satisfaction 
15+ years' experience in all significant facets of project delivery, including technical expertise in the handson delivery of Greenfield and Brownfield construction
10+ years experience in construction in Canada, primarily with a General Contractor
Experience delivering multiple projects in the $2-12 MM range and several in the $12-80 MM range 
 Furthermore, the Director must have the necessary skills and expertise to create or oversee the development of:
A well-developed network of ICI trades & vendors within the GTA
A well-developed network of PXs, PMs and PCs for future recruitment needs

 PMP certification is highly desirable. 

This essential organizational role directly contributes to maintaining and augmenting the company Canada’s reputation as a high-quality builder that performs as promised – crucial to ensuring repeat business and solid referrals and maximum project profitability. 
It is also a critical leadership role responsible for fostering and sustaining high morale among the project delivery team, inspiring and maintaining a solid sense of OneTeam among the operations group and recruiting and developing a consistent talent pipeline for the organization. 
Demonstrated success will position the incumbent for future executive leadership opportunities with the company. 

Salary- $160-190K, bonus, RRSP matching, benefits. 

Thank you for your expressed interest. In the event that your qualifications align with the required experience, I would be delighted to hear from you.



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