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Vice President Construction Services Manager

CDR Companies

Allentown, pennsylvania

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This role will be responsible for providing vision and leadership across the CM/CI division for PA East Construction Services, including managing operations, business development, and administration. The CSM will work closely with the President and Director of Construction Services to develop the company's strategic plan for the Division while ensuring its execution. The CSM will ensure proper tracking of bid opportunities, proposal preparation, and coordination of work for clients and coordination of subconsultants, teaming arrangement and reciprocity agreements. The position will also be responsible for maintaining contract compliance, logistical coordination, project cost accounting, and overseeing quality control.

Please thoroughly review the job description and position requirements prior to applying to ensure you possess the experience and qualifications as posted. Only serious and qualified candidates will be considered!



· Promote excellent internal and external client service throughout the organization.

· Oversight of Project Managers and Division staff to ensure satisfactory completion of all projects assigned including quality control, completion on schedule and within budget, coordination between disciplines and with the client.

· Oversee staffing for the Division, including approving new hires (as approved by the President) to ensure they coincide with current workload, backlog, strategic direction of firm, and utilization metrics for the Division.

· Address operating issues as needed including monitoring target metrics ensuring appropriate follow up of accounts receivables, accounts payables, WIP, and utilization.

· Effectively manage staff including allocation of production staff, resolving scheduling conflicts and efficient utilization of Division staff.

· Effectively manage sub-consultants, including negotiations of sub-consultant agreements as needed agreements and delivery of projects on time and within a pre-established budget.

· Manage bid/contract proposals and coordinate material and resources allocation during the proposal process.

· Provide effective leadership by leading, coaching, and mentoring by example. Provide feedback to staff to aide in their development.

· Drive improvements and efficiencies that result in optimized profit margins on each project.

· Maintain high quality performance and inspection standards within billable goals that properly balance profitability with the quality standards of the organization.

· Maintain compliance standards amongst the staff to properly adhere to a sound risk management plan so that the company operates within established regulatory guidelines.

· Hold bi-weekly Division meetings to ensure open communication and coordinate work amongst the Division.

· Assist in the preparation and review of the Company business plan annually.

· Conduct annual review of direct reports.

· In conjunction with the President and Senior Vice President, prepare goals/objectives for direct reports.

· Responsible for special projects as needed.

Marketing/Business Development

· Assist in the development of strategic customer relationships, including attending meetings as necessary, to gain confidence and trust in the company brand, ensure customer loyalty, and retention through enhanced customer satisfaction.

· Develop and execute strategic teaming arrangements and oversight of reciprocity agreements in coordination with the President.

· Partner with the Marketing team to develop a growth strategy and ensure execution of said strategy with company management and marketing team.

· In conjunction with the Marketing team, prepare presentations for clients and present at client meetings.

· Attending local strategic marketing events and professional organization events as needed.

· Participate in Go/No Go marketing meetings and pursue proposals based on organization's Go/No Go decision matrix.

· Ensure all internal and external branding and messaging is conveyed clearly and professionally and in line with organization branding guidelines and represents the company's goals. Manage internal personnel and external vendors to ensure execution.


· Oversee control and allocation of labor and material resources to meet project budgets and manage resource loading and costs to achieve target metrics.

· In conjunction with the President, patriciate in financial reviews on a quarterly basis and company- wide project audits on a bi-annual basis.

· Ensure the Company's profitability goals are clearly communicated and achieved.

· Review and approve sub-consultant invoices and client invoices ensuring all invoices are accurate, meet Company invoicing guidelines, and are within contracted budget.

· In conjunction with accounting and the Director of Construction, prepare annual budget for the Region and regularly monitor said budget throughout the calendar year to avoid budgetary overruns.


· Travel as required and as it relates to above duties or as directed by supervisor. Such travel may entail periods of absence from normal place of employment.

· Other duties that may arise from time-to-time and/or are commensurate with the title and position.



· B.S. Degree in Engineering or related field. Master's Degree preferred.

· 8+ years of related experience with a minimum of 2 years in a management capacity.

· Transportation related experience in Construction Management/Inspection focused on PENNDOT, PA Turnpike, and municipal clients.

· Professional Registration Preferred.

· Ability to communicate effectively with ownership, management, co-workers, customers, vendors, contractors, partners, and other stakeholders.

· Applied knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal statutes and guidelines with respect to field.

· Proven inspiring leadership skills.

· Proven strategic planning and business development experience.

· Financial management knowledge and ability to review and interpret financial statements.

· Knowledge of computers, including word processing and spreadsheets as may be required to perform job duties.

· High level of presentation skills.

CDR Maguire is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and EO/AAN/D. Must be able to work in the United States to apply.


CDR Maguire provides employees competitive benefits packages and the resources to develop and succeed in both their professional and personal lives. We support employees and their eligible family members with a comprehensive benefits program, which provides variety and flexibility to meet individual needs.

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