VP, Construction

New York, New York | Full-Time

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The Vice President of Construction will oversee a complex portfolio of multiple, highly complex and fasted-paced mid-to-large-size projects
with project scope ranges from $20,000,000 to $60,000,000 or more. This position will provide operational excellence and strategic
leadership, managing an internal team as well as contractors and will be required to work cross-functionally across the organization to
ensure project scope, budget and schedules are met. The VP of Construction should have proven experience in design and construction,
financial analysis, and strategic planning as well as a high level of interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills in addition to
problem-solving capabilities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Clearly define and manage the overall structure, team and processes needed to successfully execute the annual capital cycle and
    capital program and assure all enterprise objectives are met
  • Responsible for the initiation, planning, organization, implementation, administration, and completion of retail, cultivation, and/or
    manufacturing construction projects including the main functional areas which include Master Planning, Facilities Planning, Design
    and Construction Project Management,
  • Handle projects with the goal of seeing them through on time and within budget, ensure projects run smoothly by controlling
    workflow, scheduling assignments, evaluating the course of the project, and reporting its status to the C-Suite Leadership and
    stakeholders
  • Provide management and administrative support for ongoing expansion and construction projects for the retail sale, cultivation,
    processing, manufacturing, and/or distribution of cannabis products across multiple states
  • Lead and direct a team involved in all aspects of the company's business development function including new cultivation
    development, strategic market planning and development of market analysis, real estate, retail construction, new concept design,
    design, facilities, maintenance, and redevelopment of existing Retail Stores and Cultivation sites
  • Lead the development of company best practices and prototypical building plans and specifications
  • Oversee forecasting of new unit opening plan throughout year to communicate accurately with C-Suite Executives and Board
  • Must be able to read blueprints and partner on creation of blueprints
  • Role includes external facing opportunities, including written and verbal communications (testimony, public meetings) with
    elected and appointed city, state and county officials as well as the public.
  • Serve as subject matter expert and often serve as lead in cross-functional teams contributing to key strategic projects and
    initiatives
  • Develop and execute functional business plans and budgets in accordance with the organization's strategic plan and key financial
    objectives
  • With other departments, negotiate and approve of all purchase contracts and leases, to include approval of appropriate lease
    structures, business terms, rents, and real estate approval conditions to assure compliance with legal and company standards
    relative to lease documentation, use requirements and rent controls
  • Develop and implement administrative processes to ensure appropriate cost control/billing practices and insurance requirements are satisfied

Job Requirements:

  • 10+ years of Senior Project Management Construction experience a company with multi-site presence
  • BS in Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering or Architecture. M.S. Degree preferred in Engineering, or Master of Architecture or MBA or relevant field,
  • Project management certification (PMP) preferred
  • Must have a background architecture and or engineering, with specific experience in retail or industrial (manufacturing)construction
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with and between other architects, project managers, department heads, administrators, consultants, and contractors
  • Analytical skills necessary to evaluate data and proposals, develop project ideas and conduct feasibility studies effectively
  • Strong negotiation skills, striking a balance between being flexible and driving for results with aggressive timelines
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; can handle multiple high priority projects simultaneously
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