Project Delivery Director
WeWork Companies Inc.
London, United Kingdom
3d ago

About Enterprise at WeWork :

WeWork has evolved from providing flexible workspaces for individual members to providing a full suite of design, construction, and operations solutions to a wide range of members including Enterprise companies.

Under the Powered by We (PxWe) brand, WeWork leverages its vast experience, market penetration, and economies of scale to deliver exceptional custom designed spaces and services for clients of all shapes and sizes.

To support this rapidly growing offering, we’re scaling our best in class team.

About the Role :

In the role of Project Delivery Director, you are at the nexus of delivering best in class design solutions for or our PxWe clients while maintaining the well-

being and growth of our expanding Project Management team. The Project Delivery Director will need to think strategically about optimizing a range of project planning and execution processes at any given time.

You are deeply experienced in the AEC category and can confidently own high-level client relationships across a multitude of high-profile accounts.

The position requires a track record of management successes. You will be the face and voice of our Project Delivery practice and a core asset to our continued success and growth.

The Project Delivery Director reports to the Regional Head of Project Delivery.

Responsibilities :

Drive the management and delivery of a multitude of PxWe projects ranging in scale, scope, and market sector (Technology, Financial, Retail, etc.).

Work collaboratively with the department’s Design Director and Construction Director to deliver projects smartly, efficiently, timely and on budget.

Evaluate regional objectives, maintain staffing, provide employee motivation, and continue to analyzing and refine our project delivery process effectiveness.

Manage the project management team ranging from veteran Project Managers to Associate Project Managers.

Exhibit exceptional oral and written communication skills to express reasoning behind key design decisions.

Exhibit a leadership position with our PxWe clients.

Be accountable for project budget, schedule, and quality in your region.

Leadership Qualities :

Be a Positive Influence - Become a positive influence across the development disciplines and beyond by always carrying yourself in a professional manner.

Be optimistic and help others do so as well. This applies to our team, our consultants, and other parts of the business.

You are a leader representing the Development team. We should always be at our best.

Build the Guild - Be excited about creating a strong culture within the development team, through events, mentorship, and learning opportunities.

Develop an environment that excitedly welcomes new team members, and helps to grow current members.

Manage and Mentor - Act as both a manager and a mentor to regional discipline team members (provide guidance, feedback, and assistance on product design methodology).

Build Relationships - Dive deep into the development disciplines by building relationships within your industry, leveraging expertise and creating excitement about the future of development from a wide-lens perspective.

Be Respectful and Discreet - As a manager, you will encounter sensitive situations and information. Honesty, respect, and privacy are essential.

Prioritize and Be Organized - Overseeing many projects, it is important that you understand your own and your team’s workflows, and are able to prioritize and work efficiently.

As you will will wear many hats project team member, manager, product expert so you must feel comfortable and excited about getting involved at many levels of the organization.

Qualifications :

Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture

Deep experience working for a design / build firm, developer, or fast paced construction management firm

10+ years of real estate and construction development experience, having executed in a multi-market setting

Ability to function and successfully navigate within a complex matrix organizational structure

Strong leadership skills with ability to function tactically with trades but also comfortable with senior level presentations

Has managed all aspects of real estate development process from due diligence, financial modeling, permitting, site feasibility, contracting, construction means and methods, and operational turn over

Effective collaborator, delegator, and team player

Open to new and innovative technology designed to optimize the development process

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