Director of Construction

David Aplin Job Details

Director of Construction

Winnipeg, MB

Permanent

Posted Date: 16/03/2022

Job ID: 9L36304933

Engineering & Technical

Join a top employer and advance your career. David Aplin Group has partnered with a Winnipeg-based company to hire a Director of Construction. 

Our client is looking to add a key member to lead their Major Projects team. Reporting to the VP, the Regional Director will be responsible for informing, supporting and implementing the strategy to grow and enhance our operational capabilities within the organization. These responsibilities include leading a profitable project profile while attaining goals related to safety, quality, talent and growth.

Perks & Benefits: 
  • Excellent compensation package that includes a vehicle and bonus program, in addition to much much more

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a strategy to grow and enhance the company
  • Develops effective working relationships with clients to deliver world-class construction solutions, drive repeat or new business and ensure issues/conflicts are resolved
  • Review and assure work proposals and final submissions on identified priority projects
  • Responsible for overseeing and managing planning and scheduling on all projects to ensure that projects are constructed in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure all projects are adequately staffed with the appropriate resources
  • Accountable for the development and execution of the annual budget
  • Responsible for the hiring, developing and retaining the strongest talent within the industry, Responsible to ensure strong people practices are followed and turnover is low
  • Actively participate in the project and/or risk review meetings to ensure relevant issues are identified and resolved
  • Continuously monitor the organizational structures within the group to ensure optimal performance and delivery of results
  • Assist in the establishment and ensure compliance of operational short-term and long-term goals which are aligned to overall corporate objectives
  • Communicate with employees about the company plans and progress and drive performance toward agreed-upon expectations
  • Accountable for monitoring strong project controls practices within the company and ensuring operational performance issues are proactively managed and mitigated
  • Works closely with finance and operational management teams to review forecasting metrics, manage cash flow, working capital and other critical financial metrics regularly. Anticipates and mitigates issues
  • Works to develop new business within existing markets. Collaborates with internal operational teams to maximize multi-disciplinary construction opportunities
  • Ensures high-quality standards are in place in all operations

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10+ years of progressive experience in construction leadership in a related industry (Consulting, General contracting or Architecture)
  • Technical post-secondary degree or diploma preferred or strong knowledge experience in the industry
  • Knowledge of infrastructure-related projects (bridges, WWTP, industrial projects)
  • Experience managing a P&L center and building strong teams
  • Experience in large, complex, and diverse operating environments. Ability to demonstrate strong personal performance and ability to oversee complex project execution
  • Experience in negotiation and demonstrated strong dispute resolution skills
  • Experience effectively leading complex, multi-facet teams
  • Experience developing new business with demonstrated growth in new or existing markets
  • Experience with complex legal concepts related to construction contract law
  • Demonstrated success working with government stakeholders at every level

Job ID: 9L36304933

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-DNP

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com 

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