DOLLAR GENERAL

  • DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION

    Requisition ID
    2018-162291
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Construction
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    General Summary:

     

    The Director of Construction/Remodels provides strategic, tactical, and team leadership for the Remodel construction team that is responsible for delivering over 1000 store remodels annually. The Director of Remodels, leads the extensive daily operations and establishes the required execution standards for time, cost, and quality to ensure a consistent operating cadence across the geographically-dispersed remodel team. The Director of Remodels also provides functional expertise in the home office for cross-department collaboration and in support of numerous company initiatives.

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Coach and support professional team of internal Construction Coordinators and external General Contractors through daily operations of construction management to include verifying proper execution of daily success routines and construction administration, ensuring delivery of projects per “TCQ” (time, cost, quality) standards, supporting timely issue resolution, maintaining a strong developer and contractor base, allocating balanced team workload, and building overall team member capability 
    • Lead the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly pipeline management and forecasting process to include project progress reporting, risk profile flag status, accurate completion dates, and attention to project level detail to anticipate/resolve issues and ensure timely store openings
    • Provide functional, technical, and program management expertise for the construction/remodel portion of the store development process to include work flow definition, standards and specification documentation, stakeholder coordination, organization infrastructure and capability building, administrative management, daily operational execution, and project closeout
    • Provide leadership, coordination, and communication role with all stakeholders involved on remodel projects to include Operations, Developers/GCs, Architects/Engineers, Code officials, Landlords, and DG functional partners. Leverage continuous communication to choreograph project execution and resolve site specific issues
    • Serve as construction remodel functional expert within home office and department in support of numerous company initiatives aimed at driving cost-effective incremental growth. Initiatives include emerging markets, bulk retail surplus property deals, conventional projects, and alternative building design. Director involvement includes planning, designing, and executing initiatives to include all pre and post construction activities

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     

    • Proven technical skills and detailed knowledge of construction industry, terminology, codes, and design disciplines, as well as the strong ability to write, read, interpret, understand, and apply construction standards and specifications
    • Demonstrated team leadership skills to build alignment, commitment, and accountability for delivering results. Also, the ability to coach, support, and build capability based on individual team member needs
    • Ability to provide strategic thought leadership to organization planning needs and long term goals
    • Strong project management skills to effectively drive the pipeline and consistently deliver predictable results
    • Proven tactical and thought leadership for dealing with complex and challenging business situations solved through fact-gathering, innovation, and sound decision-making
    • Professional interpersonal and high impact influence skills resulting in an ability to effectively communicate, coordinate, align, and partner with a diverse set of internal and external project stakeholders
    • Ability to understand and anticipate the needs of the customer and deliver outstanding service balanced with functional expertise

    Work Experience &/or Education:

     

    Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education/technical training and experience with 15 years of additional work experience in design, construction, and/or construction management. At least 7-10 years’ experience in leading team of professionals. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software and working knowledge of SLM (Store Lifecycle Management) or equivalent project management tools.

     

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