Project Executive

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Job ID: 2052
Job Title: Project Executive
Location: Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

The Project Executive (PX) will provide overall direction and supervision of projects including oversight of Project Managers, Engineers, and Administrators, establish operational priorities, maintain satisfactory relationships with owners, OPM’s, subcontractors, consultants, establish and execute plans for financial success. The PX assumes overall accountability for jobsite safety and quality and managing critical issues as they arise. The PX will direct project reporting requirements, assist with the development of standard operating procedures for the Project Management Department, and lead business development pursuits, proposals and interviews.  

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize industry contacts and relationships to generate leads and pursue business development opportunities.
  • Lead the work acquisition process including development of profitability plans, coordination with inter-department staff, oversight proposal development, and management of interview preparation activities.
  • Identify and communicate RFP pursuit strategy to inform project approach, staffing, estimate, risks, schedule, and logistics development.
  • Assign qualified staff to properly manage project scope and complexities.
  • Manage the preconstruction phase working closely with preconstruction and estimating teams to develop project budgets, schedules, logistics, identify project risks, and coordinate constructability reviews.
  • Provide oversight across all phases of the project from preconstruction to close-out, providing continuity from start to finish.
  • Negotiate owner contracts and oversee administration of subcontract development.
  • Provide high-level supervision across multiple projects. Lead and direct as needed to ensure goals are established and project objectives are met.
  • Maintain client contact throughout the project duration to encourage communication and gauge team performance.
  • Build and maintain relationships with owners, OPM’s, consultants, Government Authorities and subcontractor.
  • Mentor, train, and coach staff to meet/exceed performance standards and to attain professional growth.
  • Assist in sourcing, and interviewing potential new hire candidates.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 15 + years’ experience in the lead management role for a construction manager or CM at Risk firm.
  • Experience leading multiple project teams on large scale projects.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills, with the ability to simplify complex product offerings.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, forward-thinking, with a willingness to take the initiative.
  • Outstanding problem-solving abilities.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing successful projects and teams, from start to completion.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects at once.