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Director of Construction - JN-72828

  • Location:

    New York, North America

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$150000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-72828_1615303775

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Title: Director of Construction

Established, Real Estate Owner/Builder firm in New York, focused on the high-end Residential and mixed-use market are looking to hire a skilled Director of Construction with experience running large-scale ground-up projects from cradle-to-grave.


Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits

The role:

Close collaboration with the Executive team to ensure all aspects of construction project progress efficiently and seamlessly. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Involved in Development process from Design phase seeing several projects through Construction to TCO.
  • Provide pre-development insight including value engineering
  • Establish all final construction documents, schedules and budgets
  • Manage compilation of GMP documents
  • Lead project meetings and oversee weekly and monthly reports on progress
  • Resolve subcontractor disputes, and assist in all legal matters related to assigned projects
  • Ensure all personnel are in compliance with safety standards
  • Hire, mentor and train staff on all levels

The person

Only candidates that can display the following experience and qualities will be considered:

  • At least 10 years' of specific GC/CM Construction experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, or any other construction related discipline
  • Mandarin fluency highly preferred
  • Strategic planning skills along with exceptional fiscal & numerical proficiency
  • Strong organizational, analytical and leadership skills
  • Expert familiarity with Construction Management Software, and ability to put together new SOP if necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with all levels of the organization
  • First class references, attention to detail and a can do, proactive mentality that is willing to take initiative to help the company grow more efficiently.

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