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Director of Construction   

Vancouver, British Columbia · Construction/Facilities
Director of Construction   
Real Estate Development  
Multifamily Residential, Highrise & Woodframe
Lower mainland, BC

$220,000 - $250,000+ base  

Reporting to the VP, Construction this role will oversee the company portfolio of projects, with responsibility for maintaining positive relationship with the Development team throughout the project life cycle. Managing the construction of the development from pre-construction phase through to completion, this role will provide guidance and support to team members to ensure scheduling, budget, safety, quality standards and processes are all followed. Effective problem solving, risk mitigation, trade management, relationship building and overseeing the overall project success are all key responsibilities.

Director of Construction Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Promote, align with, and add value to the corporate strategic vision.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the specific project portfolio that aligns with the Corporate Strategic plan
  • Achievement of company’s key performance indicators
  • An ambassador to company core values, leading by example
  • Work closely with development team to provide accurate budget, cost, and schedule updates/reports throughout the life of the projects within the portfolio.
  • Representative for company during Client meetings and presentations.
  • Track project progress; through overseeing the construction team’s effective management of approved budget, schedule, and quality standards.
  • Work with your construction team to create and maintain the Master project schedule and milestones.
  • Oversee the whole project management process from approving project deliverables to initiating project reviews and ensure risks are continuously assessed and mitigated.
  • Ensure your construction team members are identifying opportunities to reduce overall costs and improve trade/supplier performance.
  • Recognize potential conflicts or issues and facilitate solutions (e.g. resource loading, priority clashes). Support your team with conflict resolution when needed.
  • Review major trade/supplier contracts before finalization.
  • Provide monthly updates to senior management, identify, assess, and inform of internal and external issues that affect the project.
  • Maintain relationship with other operational leaders and foster effective teamwork between leadership and staff
  • Recruit, train, and manage the site management team to ensure business needs are met.
  • Provide mentorship and continue to grow the team.
  • Manage performance expectations and conduct performance evaluations of direct reports.
  • Support the development of team members and actively contribute to succession planning.
  • Ensure construction team prioritize safety and reinforce the safety culture.
  • Be and advocate for safety at site, project and portfolio level, aligning with company’s core values.
  • Ensure consistency of processes, and achievement of company quality and brand standards.
  • Deploy company’s operations system and continuous improvement strategy.
  • Ensure effective and consistent utilization of construction processes and technologies across the project.

Director of Construction Qualifications: 
  • 10+ years of senior project management experience in the construction industry.
  • College diploma or university degree in related field, PMP certification an asset.
  • Sound understanding of contractual and financial functions on projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling, and safety requirements.
  • Ability to lead and motivate construction teams.
  • Ability to resolve project disputes.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Project.
  • Technologically savvy, able to learn new programs quickly

Director of Construction Renumeration:
  • $220,000 - $250,000+ base pay
  • Performance based bonus programs
  • Excellent family health benefits
  • RSP matching

Director of Construction Similar Job Titles:

VP, Construction

Vice President, Construction
Senior Director, Construction
Project Director
Director, Projects
General Superintendent
Senior Superintendent

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Only applicants with the legal right to work in Canada can be considered for this opportunity.

We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity however only those short-listed we be contacted.

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