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Position Description: Reports to the National Director. Responsible for the overall planning, direction and control of assigned projects nationally. Level of impact is national. Projects vary in size and number but generally range from between $10,000,000 - $50,000,000 and 3 to 10 projects per year. Generally manages 3-10 employees. Total revenue is over $20M.
Director, Design Build Projects is the national leader of Senior Project Managers and Project Managers and associated clients. The Director’s responsibility is to manage design-build construction projects focused primarily on new buildings, building additions and renovations. These projects are multi-disciplined, typically with the architect being the primary driver of the design effort. It is this individual’s responsibility to assign work to members of the design build team and ensuring the requisite levels of support from various technical support groups are scheduled and utilized in the support of the projects.
The Director will have the responsibility for monitoring project cost and schedule to meet or exceed the expectations of the Client. Identifying and managing Aramark risks associated with construction budgets and schedules will be key to this role as well. Additionally, this role must understand construction contracting and lead the negotiation of substantial contracts both upstream with Clients and downstream with architects, construction managers and others as necessary.
The Director also acts as a technical liaison to strategic partners and Clients of Aramark and is responsible to build relationships, establish credibility as a construction expert, and understand their specific needs when developing a project. The Director will work closely with the Business Development team to ensure alignment of project vision while supporting the overall Aramark growth goals.
The role includes accountability for the Aramark operations, financial performance, employee retention/development, sales and overall success of the program.