Director, Construction

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Manage projects and assigned new stores, remodel and other projects from planning and design through construction completion and grand opening. Accountable for all aspects of the projects including cost and schedule. Extensive travel is required.

Act as a liaison for the VP/Senior Director of Construction and as a senior member of the Construction team for advisory purposes. Work on other projects on behalf of VP/Senior Director as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Oversee, assess and negotiate fees, for architects, engineers and other outside consultants.
  • Oversee, assess, bid and negotiate General Construction Contracts for all assigned projects. Implement, manage and maintain Turnkey and Ross built construction budgets and schedules according to prescribed company plans, programs, policies and procedures
  • Manage all company supplied vendors and ensure performance and delivery of company responsible items and schedules.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the project with company departments to ensure project delivery and completion regardless of direct responsibility or control.
  • Keep VP/Senior Director apprised of any critical items or situations having impact on project delivery or cost.
  • Respond to requests for information and assistance from other company departments and outside vendors and contractors.
  • Maintain department policy and procedure regarding budgets, payments and change orders. Facilitate issues regarding payments with appropriate company representatives.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of all projects and schedules for their assigned projects.
  • Initiate and track Capital Expenditure Requests to ensure timely review and approval.
  • Maintain department standards with regard to project files and other forms of department communication.
  • Will function as liaison to relieve VP/Senior Director of routine matters, and also as assigned to special projects on behalf of VP/Senior Director.
  • Assist the VP/Senior Director in Strategic planning for the department.
COMPETENCIES:
  • Adaptability
  • Decisiveness
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Communication
  • Integrity
  • Independence
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction with minimum of 10 years retail project/construction management experience.
  • Demonstrated personnel, project and time management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel.
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to handle matters professionally, confidentially and apprise the Sr. Director of critical issues related to the department or company programs.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under minimal supervisor.
  • High degree of reliability with ability to travel extensively.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize these tasks and follow through to ensure timely results.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Superior analytical skills both mathematical and problem solving.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A


DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
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