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Industrial/Manufacturing Group Manager (Project Executive)

Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30339


Best people + right culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s strategy for success. By hiring the best people we can find, giving them interesting and challenging work, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.
 
JE Dunn believes in providing the best tools for employees to get the job done right. Lean operation processes. Digital document collaboration. LEED-certified, occupant-focused environments. We make sure our workforce is prepared for the job, and we expect the best. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

 

*** This person will serve as a PX on multiple industrial/manufacturing projects and will require up to 50% travel out of the Atlanta office. This role is a Vice President level position.***

Key Role Responsibilities - Core

GROUP MANAGEMENT FAMILY

  • Safety: Leads all aspects of the company’s safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others.
  • Corporate Leadership: Assists senior management with strategy development; develops and supports company-wide initiatives, best practices and policies within the work program.
  • Strategy Development: Provides strategic direction to team members in light of broader work program strategic plans across all areas of the project lifecycle.
  • Client Relationship: Serves as the primary client relationship executive at a leadership level, exhibiting a deep knowledge and understanding of the client. Builds and maintains long-term relationships with new and existing target clients to build new business opportunities and cultivate repeat wins.
  • Business Development: Creates the complete business development strategy to increase work program growth that is aligned with organizational goals and KSIs by identifying opportunities for new business development. Leverages broad knowledge of client relationships, staff availability and overall market strategy to inform lead/deal qualification, RFP response and ultimately, win strategy. Evaluates the competitive environment of the work program, including competitor strengths, vulnerabilities and market fee levels, in order to develop a successful market and business development strategy. Participates in the sales process, presentations and key marketing activities. Develops strategies to secure maximum margin and revenue. Leads contract review and negotiation to obtain preferred terms and conditions, mitigate risk and secure maximum margin and revenue.
  • Risk Management: Serves as escalation point for all project, financial, business development, contractual and client relationship risks for the work program relative to contractual obligations. Resolves escalated project, staffing, financial, schedule, contractual, subcontractor and client relationship issues throughout project lifecycle.  Negotiates issue resolution including change orders, contingency expenditures and appropriate fee enhancements. Conducts project risk assessments and escalates various risks to supervisor to provide visibility, mitigate risk and create appropriate solutions.
  • Subcontractor Strategy: Builds close relationships with the subcontractor community to develop long-term partners. Drives the selection process of qualified subcontractors to achieve targeted project results. Develops and executes overall subcontractor strategy for work program success.
  • Preconstruction: Participates in preconstruction discussions with clients at a leadership level. Leads internal team and collaborates with external partners to develop contractual obligations, such as estimates, schedules, staffing plan and business plan. 
  • Project Schedule: Oversees and assesses all components of project review throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure contractual obligations are met and to hold team members accountable to all expectations.
  • Resource Management: Ensures staffing levels are sufficient, relative to contractual commitments, schedules, and constraints. Plans and adapts resource management as needed to ensure proper staffing levels and results.
  • Community & Industry: Assumes an influential leadership role in community and industry relationship building through networking, representing the organization on boards and serving as the face of the organization to help promote the interests of the company.
  • Diversity: Leads, supports and promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion within JE Dunn.  Understands our policy of non-discrimination and ensures positive, proactive implementation throughout the organization.
Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core
  • Concept to completion preconstruction responsibilities to include business development, marketing support, client presentations, technical proposal assembly, conceptual to final design estimating. 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Advanced).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate).
  • Thorough knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project.
  • Proficiency in project management and accounting software such as CMiC (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in required construction technology (Advanced).
  • Ability to apply Lean process and philosophy (Intermediate).
  • Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability, and generate future work (Advanced).
  • Ability to complete estimating and productivity analysis.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful completion of projects from start to finish (Advanced).
  • Thorough knowledge of MBE (Minority Business Enterprise), WBE (Women Owned Business Enterprise), and SBA (Small Business Administration) regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of corporate risk management policies.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.
  • Establish and build alliances with major design and engineering firms to deliver turnkey industrial projects.
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field.
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
Experience
  • 10+ years construction management experience.
  • 5+ years people management experience.
  • Large Project/ program experience ranging from 50M-200M in any of the following market sectors: Automotive, Aerospace, Metals, Plastics, Consumer Goods, Paper, Food & Beverage, Cold Storage and Standard Warehouse (Required).
  • Design-Build, EPC, IPD project experience (Preferred).
  • Experience in greenfield construction, process industrial plant projects, and heavy industry market (Preferred).
  • Self perform work strategy and execution experience (Preferred).
  • Direct relationships and experience working with Fortune 500 manufacuturing companies (Preferred).
  • Demonstrated success in simultaneously leading multiple large or complex projects and/or multiple teams.

 

JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

 

JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to accommodations@jedunn.com

 

JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.



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About JE Dunn


    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

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    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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