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Director of Land Development, Residential

Company: WithersRavenel
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionWithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner-which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work.We know that great talent can live anywhere. While we consider North Carolina home, we have team members spread across the U.S. supporting, improving, and growing our WRLife culture. Whether you choose to work from one of our nine office locations, your home office, or a bit of both, we know you'll fit right in with our hybrid work environment.Simply put, we're all-in for the success of employees, because when they succeed, we all thrive.PurposeThe Residential Director has the primary responsibility for providing inspired technical and managerial leadership and expertise to both internal Teams and Clients. This position will primarily provide leadership and operational management of the Residential Sector to include initiating and implementing operational policies and procedures, developing innovative technical and production practices, personnel and budget management, collaboration with other Directors, and overall performance and growth of the Sector and Department. Promoting, implementing, and executing business/client development processes is required. Responsibilities include coordination, communication, and enforcement of Company and Department processes, procedures, and standards and the promotion of Company culture and core values.The majority of the Residential Team is located in the Raleigh/Cary area and to help with interaction, candidates need to be in the Raleigh/Cary area or willing to relocate to the Raleigh/Cary area.Duties And ResponsibilitiesCompany, Department, Practice Leadership

  • Responsible and accountable for the systematic and consistent operations, management, supervision, administration, planning, budgeting, operational and financial performance of the Sector
  • Creation and execution of Strategic and Business Plans in conjunction with our overall Department and Company Plans with collaboration with DH/CGO/CSMO and other Directors as needed.
  • Plans and administers the annual net revenue, profitability, and personnel budgets for the Sector.
  • Responsible and accountable for creation, coordination, consistency, and enforcement of all technical aspects and policies of the Department and Company
  • Collaborate, identify, create, and implement improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions for design, construction, deliverables, and processes
  • Lead quality control/quality assurance development and implementation consistent with Company and Department standards and the requirements of our clients and regulatory agencies
  • Lead, advocate, and implement current and innovative industry technologies and philosophiesProject, Client, and Team Management
    • Serve as a leader for communication, collaboration, and team building within the Sector and Department
    • Promotion of the Sector from a Department perspective internally and externally
    • Collaborate with DH, CGO, and Client Success Managers to ensure project success and promote pursuits.
    • Responsible for quality management procedures for designs, construction plans, bid documents, technical specifications, construction cost estimates, and other deliverables
    • Provide direction to and mentorship for managers to resolve scope, design, and other challenges ensuring adherence to standards, QA/QC processes, and other policies related to project execution and management
    • Monitor and report the financial performance of critical/Sector projects and proactively work with managers to address project issues, create solutions, and assist any settlements with CGO/COO
    • Implement and monitor Project Management procedures including invoicing and collections for Team and lead procedure initiatives
    • No direct project management will be requiredPersonnel and Team Leadership
      • Lead, supervise, and mentor managers in the Sector to achieve the goals and strategies for the Sector/Department
      • Provide leadership and opportunities in the development and growth of staff with a focus on strength-based management
      • Focus on right people in the right seats and collaborate on thoughtful guidance of personnel
      • Lead, develop, and participate in Department and Company recruitment efforts and building Teams within SectorClient and Business Development
        • Help develop, implement, and monitor Business Development Plan for Sector with DH, CGO, and Business Development Lead
        • Understand, monitor, and engage in industry and professional organizations and funding mechanisms that affect the practice. Promote participation within the Sector
        • Participate and promote existing strategic client development and associated relationship processes (e.g. CRM) for the Sector, Department and Company including client feedback
        • Lead the development of marketing collateral for the Department
        • Assist in strategic pursuit of potential clients per Sector and Department including assisting in organizing and participation in conferences/networking eventsRequirementsRequired qualifications include:
          • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent degree and/or experience
          • Self-motivated, engaged, team-oriented, communicative, and strategic thinker with strong leadership and management skills
          • Proven track record of mentoring and coaching
          • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
          • 12+ years of engineering or related experience; 7+ years of project management; 5+ years of managing diverse teams, 5+ years of Residential experience
          • People skills, leadership, mentorship, soft skills, multi-tasking, financial acumen are all very important to this position Preferred qualifications include:
            • Licensed Professional Engineer
            • Proven track record of developing existing and new client relationships
            • Technical certifications and/or professional licensure relevant to Sector(s)
            • Understanding of financial metrics and associated monitoring
            • Thought leader in the Sector
            • Thought leader in building teams and collaborationWithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.#CaryRaleigh #LI_Hybrid

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