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Chief Operating Officer  ,   Posted: 4/13/2022
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COO responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive.  The candidate should have exposure in the construction industry.  Ultimately, you'll help our company profitably grow.
The COO will be a player/coach with the ability to develop direct reports, provide account management, have tactical agility, drive for results, operate with a sense of urgency, build effective teams, all within a safe and collaborative team environment. In addition, the COO will be able to build business relationships and affect win/win negotiations within existing and an expanding customer/general contractor base, with a high degree of integrity and business acumen and relationship building expertise.

Please. Local Candidate in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Drive Operational Performance and improvements to meet or exceed annual Business Plan through proper plan development, organizing, and execution.
  • Build/develop effective teams by providing technical/professional advice and knowledge to others.
  • Superior customer/GC account management and Business Development.
  • Manage all aspects: field workers, contracts, negotiations, estimating and contract execution. (e.g., beginning with estimates, pricing, through scheduling, billing and final punch lists and any warrantee work.)
  • Ensures Contractors/Customers are updated regarding schedules and pricing.
  • Responsible for complete budget to actual job cost performance, billings - including preparing/reviewing change orders and review with the owner.
  • Effectively address and/or resolve general contractor/project/customer issues.
  • Promote a safe work culture; office, and field personnel to minimize risk and increase employee safety.
  • Responsible for daily Operations including safe production, quality, customer focus and maintaining the integrity and safety of environmental systems.
  • Improves annual Business Planning through education of direct reports on Operational and Financial impacting Divisional goals.
  • Develop and manage annual business plan under the direction and collaboration with the company CFO and President.
  • Provide monthly reporting/feedback to CFO and President on business plan status/progress, sales funnel, and new work order negotiations.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, project proposals and business trends to assist the Executive team in performing their responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedure to improve Divisional Operation and effectiveness.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to Operational/Administrative business challenges.
  • Actively participate in developing/enhancing Company training programs that provide (CE) continued education, build staff professional development, productivity, bench strength and effective ways to lower attrition.
  • Ensure employees have the tools and training to operate safely and federal, state, and local laws concerning safety, environmental and other applicable areas to be adhered to.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit- you are resourceful, identify and pursue opportunities, assess, and either develop or adapt solutions to solve dynamic problems.
  • Strategist- a planner, big picture thinker, understands and anticipates potential far-reaching implications.
  • Player-Coach- you lead from the front and possess the discipline and skills to build your team members as a coach and mentor.
  • Transparency- Straight forward/upfront with information, operates with a high degree of business ethics.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations. Oversee Project Managers, Detailing, Field installation
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Prepare regular reports for our Board
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g., profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors)
  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role in commercial construction. 
  • Significant experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of commercial construction business processes and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
  • General Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Construction management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Finish Construction, section 8 experiences a must
  • Computer Skills- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook as well as experience with ERP systems.
  • Communication- Excellent oral and written communication and strong organizational skills including a high degree of attention to detail required.
Work Location: One location

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