Director of Project Management

Reading, PA

Posted: 05/24/2024 Job Number: 16461768 Pay Rate: $100K+, D.O.E.

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Project Management

Job Description:

As the Director of Project Management in the building construction industry, you will oversee and lead a team of project managers, ensuring the successful execution of construction projects from inception to completion. Your role will involve strategic leadership, people management, client interfacing, and profit and loss (P&L) responsibilities. With a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the building construction industry and at least 7 years in a leadership role, you will be pivotal in driving project success, optimizing resource utilization, and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership and Team Management:
    • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of project managers, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
    • Set clear performance expectations, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations to support team growth and development.

  2. Project Oversight and Execution:
    • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of construction projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
    • Develop and implement project management methodologies, tools, and best practices to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.

  3. Client Interfacing:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for key clients, building and maintaining strong relationships to ensure client satisfaction and repeat business.
    • Address client concerns and issues promptly, providing solutions and maintaining a high level of client trust and confidence.

  4. P&L Management:
    • Manage project budgets and financial performance, ensuring projects meet profitability targets and financial objectives.
    • Prepare and present financial reports, forecasts, and analyses to senior management, highlighting project performance and financial health.

  5. Strategic Planning and Execution:
    • Develop and execute strategic plans for the project management team, aligning with organizational goals and objectives.
    • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, contributing to the growth and expansion of the company's project portfolio.

  6. Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks and challenges associated with construction projects, developing mitigation strategies to minimize impact.
    • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, building codes, and industry standards throughout project execution.

  7. Resource Optimization:
    • Optimize resource allocation and utilization across projects, ensuring efficient use of personnel, equipment, and materials.
    • Implement process improvements to enhance project delivery and operational efficiency.

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the building construction industry.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a leadership role, managing project management teams.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale construction projects from start to finish.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools (e.G., MS Project, Procore, Primavera).
  • PMP certification or equivalent project management certification is a plus.


As the Director of Project Management, you will be instrumental in driving the success of construction projects and the overall growth of the organization. Your leadership, industry expertise, and client-focused approach will ensure that projects are delivered to the highest standards, fostering long-term relationships and achieving financial objectives.

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