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About the job

Are you seeking an exciting new career challenge?

CrimsonXT has partnered with a company that offers you a chance to work for a top general contractor with great advancement opportunities and great compensation prospects. They are currently seeking a Project Executive who specializes in Academic projects, to join their growing team, with advancement opportunities. Culturally they are a very family-focused organization that is keen for employees to work hard and manage a great work balance.

Role responsibilities:

Here, you will provide overall leadership and direction on the construction project and negotiate the owner contract. You will be the main contact for the Project Manager for issues concerning budget, billing, and client satisfaction, and ensures the fiscal success of the project, as well as the following:

  • Provide leadership in business judgment and all financial and profitability aspects of projects under your jurisdiction
  • Participate extensively in the work acquisition process, working to define and develop project budgets and schedules that will achieve profitability objectives taking into account project-specific challenges
  • Set appropriate milestones and assign staff qualified to handle the scope and complexity of the project
  • Provide oversight in managing all necessary resources throughout the entire project from start-up through closeout and ensure that the Owner’s expectations regarding budget, schedule, and quality, as well as profitability objectives are met or exceeded
  • Oversight of projects at a high level from beginning to end including budget, costs, unexpected events, general performance, and overall progress against the plan
  • Ensure that the day-to-day operations of projects are transitioned effectively to Project Managers and Superintendents from Preconstruction when work commences in the field
  • Mentor, train, and coach staff to perform to or exceed standards
  • Participate to understand unique owner needs, represent capabilities, and help close potential clients
  • Review projects for unique challenges that will impact budget/profitability objectives
  • Utilize industry contacts and relationships to generate appropriate project leads and follow through to acquisition as required
  • Participate in and contribute to the RFP response process including editing for project-specific content, and interview preparation and participation as requested
  • Responsible for ensuring that Projects achieve budget, schedule, quality, and profitability objectives
  • Visit sites regularly to monitor project performance, schedule, and expenditures with project staff, highlight potential challenges, and provide leadership in responding creatively to bring projects in on schedule and under budget, where feasible., and to the standard of quality expected
  • Assist in sourcing and screening of candidates as requested; mentor, coach, and train them to perform and ensure effective matching of talent to project scope
  • P&L including a full understanding of project contingencies, liabilities, and savings potential
  • Champion job site safety effort, motivating the on-site team in the implementation of their Safety Program
  • Attend owner and project meetings, maintain continuous client contact to gauge performance perceptions, and communicate relevant information to Project Team

Does this sound of interest? To find out more information regarding this opportunity, please apply.