Project Executive

Chesapeake Contracting Group
Reisterstown, MD
Aug 14, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
Full Time
As the Project Executive, you are responsible for the overall profitability and success of each project and the business unit as a whole. You provide leadership, direction and support to Project Managers, Superintendents and other members of the team on multiple projects from preconstruction through close-out. You'll deliver successful outcomes on all assigned projects, including: achieving targeted metrics for safety, profitability, schedule adherence, quality and client relations. The Project Executive leads and/or participates in corporate duties as assigned, including the creation and maintenance of business systems and processes that support achievement of vision, mission and strategic objectives. This position reports directly to the Executive Vice President or President. Key Job ResponsibilitiesDevelop and execute strategies for obtaining new project opportunities. Identify potential clients and project leads in targeted segments, research background data, prioritize pursuits with other Project Executives, and coordinate efforts with Business Development and Pre-Construction groups.Oversee all assigned project bids and new work proposals. Collaborate with the Pre-Construction team in preparing budgets and proposals.Build and maintain effective relationships with clients, vendors, design teams, subcontractors, suppliers and user groups that reflect and support Company core values and meet or exceed the customer's expectations.Negotiate Owner contract terms in partnership with President, Executive Vice President or CEO.Negotiate agreements with Owners and oversee negotiations with subcontractors to achieve a desirable profit margin for assumed contractual risk.Oversee performance of multiple project(s) in various stages of development to include: project status, schedule, cost control, change management systems and close-out.Responsible for budget preparation, cost control, cash flow management, and financial tracking and reporting.Identify, evaluate and develop cost-effective resolution to potential construction risks and/or design deficiencies.Actively participate in industry, client, and community events to enhance the company brand.Provide stewardship for and actively engaged with company initiatives, such as recruiting, mentoring, and the development of team members for future career opportunities. Required For SuccessBachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or related field.Minimum 10 years' experience in commercial construction management, overseeing multiple, multimillion-dollar projects ($10MM+) and negotiated-GMP commercial building projects. Multi-family or high-rise tower experience desired.Ability to oversee multiple projects at once while maintaining high levels of performance on cost, quality and safety.Proven ability to manage and perform as necessary all aspects of construction operations and sales, including proposals, interviews, estimating, scheduling, cost management, buyout, contract negotiations and staff management.Well-developed sales and business development skills and the ability to close new business and grow business with existing clients.Proven ability to hire, develop and lead high-performance teams.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and project management software required; Experience with Microsoft Project, required.Effective oral and written communication skills required; strong presentation skills and the ability to run meetings at all levels of the organization required.Proven ability to solve complex problems in a collaborative, team-based culture.About Chesapeake Contracting Group Chesapeake Contracting Group, Inc. is a privately held, award-winning commercial general contractor. For over 40 years, we have gone beyond construction delivery services by offering creative planning and solutions from project concept to completion. Our expertise encompasses automotive dealerships, retail, multi-family, self-storage, senior living, affordable housing, mixed-use, mid-rise office and medical buildings, flex-space, warehouses, and restaurants. Our employees are skilled, confident, and career-oriented individuals who thrive on the challenge of constantly learning and sharing ideas. They are driven by our mission to be the very best contractor in the region. Our employees are dedicated individuals with a great work ethic who are committed to improving and growing every part of their area of responsibility. We are committed to being happier, healthier, better, more successful people. We look for ways to help our employees integrate and balance their personal and professional lives. Equal Opportunity Employer

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