Company Bio:

Our client is a leading construction development company on Vancouver Island, renowned for their large-scale residential and commercial projects. With a sterling reputation and standing as one of the largest developers in the region, they have been instrumental in shaping the architectural landscape of the area. Their commitment to quality, innovation, and excellence has set them apart in the construction industry. To continue their legacy of success, they are seeking a Director of Operations who will play a crucial role in steering their operations and contributing to their growth and reputation.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Directly report to the President, providing strategic insights and updates on operational performance, project progress, and potential challenges.
  • Lead and manage a team of project managers and other operational staff, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate with various departments, including finance, HR, and marketing, to ensure cohesive and efficient company operations.
  • Oversee project planning, resource allocation, and scheduling, ensuring optimal utilization of manpower and materials.
  • Implement and maintain rigorous quality control and safety protocols to uphold the company’s standards and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Drive innovation in operational processes, incorporating best practices and new technologies to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, contractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and growth initiatives of the company, aligning operational strategies with overall business goals.
  • Manage the operational budget, including cost analysis and financial forecasting, to optimize profitability and financial performance.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a senior operations role, preferably within the construction development industry.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with experience overseeing a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction operations, including project management, resource allocation, and quality control.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with a track record of improving operational efficiency and driving business growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the construction landscape and market dynamics of Vancouver Island.
  • Proficient in construction management software and tools.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

If you think you would be a good match, we would love to meet you. Please fill out our application form.