Director, Construction - Headquarters Facilities

The Muse

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
30+ days ago


This position is responsible for leading and managing capital improvement projects in Gap Inc.s Headquarters Facilities throughout North America. In service to stakeholders and business partners, the Director acts as the primary point of contact for all aspects of construction. Leads with exceptional customer service, while delivering the highest quality construction, at the lowest possible cost. Ensures projects are constructed in accordance and compliance with all federal, state and local regulations. Recommends and maintains a network of highly effective and competitive general contractors, architectural and mechanical service providers to meet our ever-changing business needs. Responsible for effectively managing and deploying all resources for projects, to ensure maximum productivity is achieved. This role is responsible for being fully integrated with the design and planning teams to ensure program requirements are documented, options are developed, and the best solutions are executed.

What youll do

Primary liaison for stakeholder support and oversees implementation of all construction needs including contract negotiation, project bidding and vendor award processes. Ensures bidding processes are viewed as fair, ethical and without bias.
Supports business partners in creation of annual and long-range plans and budgets. Provides feedback and insight for use in the development of construction cost estimating types and models. Supports preparation of annual construction budgets, key project initiatives, strategic roll-outs and project specific costs for project needs.
Responsible for tracking and measuring against annual construction budgets, at individual project, portfolio, and project initiative levels. Identifies and tracks cost drivers affecting bid and final cost variances from budget.
Manages project delivery process, ensuring sites are turned over to Facilities Operations in a quality and timely manner and manages expectations with key stakeholders.
Maintains effective, collaborative relationships, with network of competent service orientated vendors. Manage vendor relationships, providing regular formal and informal performance feedback.
Interacts internally/externally with Senior Leadership, may require negotiation of difficult matters (vendor claims / dispute resolution, budget variance meetings, etc.) and progress updates against plan/budget.
Recommends short- and long-term strategies to achieve business objectives and company goals, ensuring congruence with overall department.
Responsible for developing and actively managing HQ Facilities communication strategy, including vision, mission and values statements, annual business strategies, goals and objectives.
Who you are
Proven ability to lead and develop people
Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
Excellent time management and ability to prioritize with attention to detail
Strong quantitative analysis, critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills
Excellent influencing skills and ability to develop and maintain good relationships
Ability to manage diverse company initiatives and complex business issues
Proven ability to be resourceful in rapid changing environment
10-12 years construction/construction management experience
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Benefits at Gap Inc.
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.
Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employees base pay.
Employee stock purchase plan.
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
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