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Microsoft Corporation

National Director, Construction

Microsoft Corporation - Philadelphia, PA

National Director, Construction





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Position Description: Reports to the National Director. Responsible for the overall planning, direction and control of assigned projects nationally. Level of impact is national. Projects vary in size and number but generally range from between $10,000,000 - $50,000,000 and 3 to 10 projects per year. Generally manages 3-10 employees. Total revenue is over $20M.

Director, Design Build Projects is the national leader of Senior Project Managers and Project Managers and associated clients. The Director’s responsibility is to manage design-build construction projects focused primarily on new buildings, building additions and renovations. These projects are multi-disciplined, typically with the architect being the primary driver of the design effort. It is this individual’s responsibility to assign work to members of the design build team and ensuring the requisite levels of support from various technical support groups are scheduled and utilized in the support of the projects.

The Director will have the responsibility for monitoring project cost and schedule to meet or exceed the expectations of the Client. Identifying and managing Aramark risks associated with construction budgets and schedules will be key to this role as well. Additionally, this role must understand construction contracting and lead the negotiation of substantial contracts both upstream with Clients and downstream with architects, construction managers and others as necessary.

The Director also acts as a technical liaison to strategic partners and Clients of Aramark and is responsible to build relationships, establish credibility as a construction expert, and understand their specific needs when developing a project. The Director will work closely with the Business Development team to ensure alignment of project vision while supporting the overall Aramark growth goals.

The role includes accountability for the Aramark operations, financial performance, employee retention/development, sales and overall success of the program.

Manage employee development and staffing

Responsible to manage Aramark financials meeting plan and growth targets.

Identify and mitigate construction cost and schedule risks

Deliver and manage complex and technical projects with minimal or no guidance including the design, development, construction and turnover of large scale new building and renovation projects

Drive and participate in sales and marketing

Preparation of comprehensive project budgets

Extensive knowledge of project financial monitoring/tracking/reporting

Acts as liaison with contracted architectural/engineering companies to ensure plan is being adhered to and needs met.

Supervises selection of planners, architects, contractors and other professionals.

Lead project managers and meet with users to determine needs and scope of work; monitors construction budgets.

Reviews documents to ensure consistency with plans, programs, budgets and campus standards.

Professional consultant contract administration

Construction oversight responsibilities.

Coordination of project close-out activities

Develops and maintains department administrative procedures and reports.

Assists the leadership team of strategic partners as needed to prepare materials and conduct professional architectural presentations for various senior level meetings and board presentations.



Significant experience in a higher education, k12, healthcare, B&I environments

Minimum of 12-18 years of demonstrated, increased responsibility in providing leadership for capital programs and design build services.

New building programing, planning and scenario development experience

Formal education in architecture, planning, engineering, or construction-related prog

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Microsoft Corporation


National Director, Construction Microsoft Corporation - Philadelphia, PA, United States


Location: Philadelphia, PA

Company Profile:
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. The company’s Server and Tools division provides server software, cloud-based services, and solutions; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. Its products include Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, System Center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. The company’s Online Services division offers online information and content, including Bing, Bing Ads, and MSN. Its Microsoft Business division provides software and online services, such as Microsoft Office system consisting of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Microsoft Office project and office Visio; and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Dynamics CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company’s Entertainment and Devices division offers products and services designed to entertain and connect people. Its products include Xbox entertainment platform, including Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. It has a strategic partnership with DocuSign, Inc. and Ooyala. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.