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Construction Director - Northeast Region

Philadelphia, PA

  • Facilities

  • Salaried

Job Description

The Director of Construction is responsible for the overall leadership of the construction team, administrative staff and client relationships within an assigned geography. The position is responsible for developing the overall vision, direction and execution of both projects and programs.  This individual will continuously improve systems and process that elevate our service offerings, improve communication and exceed our key performance metrics.  Managing work assignment duties, employee development and ensuring the requisite levels of non-resident and resident support from our various technical support groups are all critical elements around each client engagement. The position will have the responsibility for monitoring the allocation of human resources against a defined staffing plan.  In addition to providing a team leadership role, the position is expected to have outstanding client interface and communication relationships and addressing challenges aggressively. The position acts as a key liaison to our clients for Aramark and is responsible to collaborate with senior members in the development and implementation of strategic capital planning processes. This position values diversity by working effectively with people from different viewpoints and backgrounds.

 

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Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of professional staff in the delivery of various project types such as New Construction, Additions, Renovations, emergency repair, life safety, facility related and other construction projects as well as overall leadership to capital program management programs. Clients range from, but not limited to, higher education, healthcare facilities, business, industry, sports facilities, and resorts as assigned.
  • Provide the technical expertise and creative solutions pertaining to engineering, design, and construction means, methods, and materials in supporting both clients and professional staff.
  • Lead and oversee the coordination of project activities with client departments such as Facilities Management, IT, Public Safety, EHS, Regulatory Affairs, Development, Events, and Senior Administration to ensure all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact.
  • Lead the preparation and management of project programs, budgets, and schedules.
  • Ensure effective communication strategies are in place among internal and external participants and stakeholders.
  • Supports project training, turnover, and close-out activities
  • Monitor work compliance with applicable codes, industry standards, best practices, Aramark standards, and contract requirements.
  • Employee retention/development and staffing responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10-15 years of demonstrated success in leading people and projects
  • Full P&L Responsibility
  • Through understanding of the project management process (planning, design, construction, and closeout)
  • Facilities Planning and scenario development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in architecture, planning, engineering, or construction-related program

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About Aramark

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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