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Director of Real Estate & Construction

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Automotive

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Location

St. Louis, Missouri

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Salary

$150,000 - $175,000

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53771

Director of Real Estate & Construction

JOB SUMMARY
This position is with a newly acquired, private equity-backed group located in the St. Louis area. As a site-based, consumer-facing services organization with over 40 locations, the company is seeking a Director of Real Estate & Construction to spearhead various strategic initiatives supporting its aggressive expansion strategy.

GEOGRAPHY – The ideal candidate is located in the St. Louis area and is open to some travel. Candidates could be considered for remote work outside the area.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects, ensuring rapid and efficient execution.
  • Provide steady leadership amid uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines, especially in a rapidly growing company through denovos and acquisitions.
  • Establish a pipeline of denovo locations aligned with the organization’s priorities.
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and success of denovo launches, including:
    • Defining timelines, milestones, budgets, resource plans, and success metrics.
    • Facilitating daily coordination, steering committee meetings, and communicating roles and responsibilities to key functional leaders.
    • Monitoring project health using project dashboards.
    • Driving the escalation and resolution of critical project-related issues impacting launch dates.
  • Document and communicate key learnings from denovo launches, both positive and negative, to the executive management team.
  • Support the execution of the company’s acquisition strategy, including identifying acquisition targets and supporting diligence workstreams.
  • Assist with various special operational projects, such as facility renovations, relocations, and footprint planning.

Qualifications/Education/Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Proven ability to build and lead diverse, distributed teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple locations.
  • Experience in developing workplans, project scopes, pricing estimates, and presentations to aid in project planning and execution.
  • Ability to promote innovative ideas and take necessary risks to lead change.
  • Ability to achieve broadly communicated objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to make independent decisions and assume higher-level leadership responsibilities in critical situations.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, decision-making, and financial skills.
  • Effective consultative and influencing approach.
  • Ability to implement change swiftly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven ability to work effectively at all organizational levels.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

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