Job Title District Manager - Buildings, Construction

District Manager - Buildings, ConstructionBuildings
Toronto, Ontario
Our client specializing in construction is looking for a District Manager of Buildings to join their team!

This individual will provide insight and innovative construction solutions on a variety of commercial projects including: education facilities; hospitals and healthcare centres; office buildings; warehouse and distribution centres; retail outlets and complexes; recreational facilities; hotels and casinos; parkades; and mixed- use facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Bid-Build, Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Provide overall operations management direction for all District operations functions and activities. Responsible for all planning, management and profitability of a District Operating Group, to meet targets and goals and in line with Corporate strategic guidelines
• Implement and execute business and financial plans for the District.
• Direct and supervise major proposals, presentations and advertising materials.
• Involved in recruiting, hiring, transferring, terminating and performance of all District’s staff.
• Determine the project scope, objectives, schedules, budgets and personnel assignments.
• Assess and monitor overall quantity and quality of work, and be aware of any potential warning signs of trouble and develop a plan to enhance performance.
• Promote the growth of the District operating group through marketing to existing and prospective clients, as well through participation in business/trade associations and the community.
• Develop and recommend annual operating and capital budgets for the District, and manage cost allocation and overhead costs.
• Utilize leadership skills to ensure staff’s knowledge of and adherence to company’s’ policies and procedures.
• Support continuous improvement through internal and external partnerships

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
• Post-Secondary education, Engineering or Business Administration Degree from an accredited institution is preferred
• Certified Safety Officer Certificate and/or Canadian Construction Association – Gold Seal: Estimator and Project Manager will be considered an asset
• 15+ years of experience in the construction industry in a management level position
• Experience supervising, training and mentoring staff
• Extensive project management experience strongly preferred
• Excellent communication and problem solving skills
• Strong commitment to safety in the workplace