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Executive Director Construction - Healthcare, Higher Education, Civic

Wentworth Executive Recruiting
San Jose, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Construction Executive Director - NEW position being added due to exponential growth in the Bay Area!

Are you ready to take your Career to the next level in the commercial Project | Program | Construction management vertical? Representing one of the top award winning, innovative and growth-oriented construction project management building companies in the United States?

Employee-owned National Construction company seeks an experienced and dedicated Executive Director to join the Northern California region in the San Jose / South Bay area build a long-term career at one of the most innovative and growth-oriented building companies in the United States. You must currently live in the San Francisco Bay Area to be considered for this position. Thank you.

It is imperative that you have direct experience in the Civic/Public Service, Education, and Health Care Construction vertical in San Francisco Bay Area. You must be a master networker/connector and enjoy business development. You are passionate builder and enjoy connecting people to possibilities. We offer a very competitive compensation package; salary, bonus, health care package, PTO and profit sharing.


Plans, directs, and ensures the successful management of multiple projects and/or Programs in the broad public market sectors of Education, Civic, Healthcare, Life Science and Emergency Services. Leads and develops project teams and individuals, including Project Directors and Project Managers. Ensures company standards and values are maintained throughout the programs and projects. This position reports to the Regional Executive in the Bay Area.


  • Develops strategy and leads business development efforts in coordination with our business development team including the preparation of proposals and presentations for new work.
  • Plans, directs, and is accountable for the achievement of sales, revenue and profit objectives and effective management of overhead costs including labor utilization.
  • Develops, implements, and executes short and long-range goals and objectives to support sales, profit, and overall company objectives.
  • Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine progress toward organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ensures operations are executed in accordance with company and project policies and procedures.
  • Maintains and ensures client satisfaction and effectively resolves complaints when necessary to secure repeat business.
  • Leads and coordinates preparation and negotiation of owner contracts and ensures all aspects of owner contracts are accomplished.
  • Ensures delivery and adherence to contractual requirements and project progress and that all aspects of the owner contracts are accomplished.
  • Maintains high quality standards, understands key process issues, and ensures implementation of process improvements for all supervised work.
  • Identifies and manages risk, while advises and confers with vice president prior to implementing risk mitigation actions.
  • Participates in management meetings and executes assigned deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in the business community and builds relationships within the industry to generate and enhance business opportunities.
  • Develops staffing strategy and structure to meet growth objectives and requirements of the programs or projects.
  • Implements succession planning and management objectives of project staff to ensure leadership continuity in the company.
  • Proactively directs, supports, and ensures the training and professional development of teams and employees.
  • Directs, maintains, and ensures effective staffing and compensation of employees in accordance company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field is required.
  • 15 or more years of progressive and position related work experience in construction management with at least 10 years related work experience managing five or more employees is required.
  • Successfully directed the work and managed financials of at least 3 projects or programs simultaneously is required.
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) Certification is preferred.
  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) Certification is preferred.
  • LEED Professional Accreditation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of architecture, engineering and construction management industry including current conditions and industry network is required.
  • Proficient use of the MS Suite of software is required, and project management (Prolog) and scheduling database (P6) software is strong preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the advanced ability to foster and maintain effective interpersonal relationships is required.
  • Ability to provide advanced leadership and financial management support to multiple project teams is required.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and to demonstrate and model the competencies of communication, conflict resolution and building teamwork is required.
  • Commitment to the values of the company with attention to honesty and integrity, quality of work, customer satisfaction, people development, profitability and managing change is required.
  • Travel may be required up to 50% of the time.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently inspects the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions, while wearing personal protective equipment.


Company Description
Wentworth Executive Recruiting is a RETAINED - Exclusive search firm that works directly with the CEO's of the company. We have a 'mindful' approach to working with our clients as well as our candidates.

Wentworth Executive Recruiting

Why Work Here?
Rewarding Career Opportunity! Awesome CEO, Great Colleagues and Supportive Company Culture.

Wentworth Executive Recruiting is a RETAINED - Exclusive search firm that works directly with the CEO's of the company. We have a 'mindful' approach to working with our clients as well as our candidates.


San Jose, CA




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