Director, Mixed Use Construction (Location Flexible)

Simon Property Group Inc

Job Description
Job Location: Corporate Indianapolis * Location for this position is flexible with a preference to be based out of Indianapolis. PRIMARY PURPOSE: Due to Simon's existing and expanding portfolio of multi-family and hospitality development projects throughout the country, we are seeking to add a Director, Mixed-Use Construction to the Asset Intensification team. This individual will be accountable for the construction planning, organization, scheduling, budgeting, and execution of Simon developed mixed-use real estate investments. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Lead pre-construction efforts including site due diligence, constructability reviews, construction management plans, and project scheduling. * Lead conceptual estimating and value engineering efforts from concept to completion. * Manage the Architectural/Engineering design process from design development through permitted construction documents. * Coordinate final project design scope and construction documentation with various stakeholders. * Manage general contractor/construction manager contract bidding and negotiations. * Prepare, obtain approval of, and monitor actual construction budgets inclusive of owner furnished furniture, fixtures, and equipment * Provide timely and routine reporting on active projects with a focus on quality, budget, schedule, and risk management. * Perform routine project site visits. * Close out construction and final punch list items. * Coordinate operational turn-over to management, including training, final punch, warranty transfers, and close-out of any remaining open issues. * Provide owner's representation on all major capital expenditures for existing Multi-family and Hospitality assets. * Provide Simon oversight of co-development projects with other developers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Performance of the duties of this position requires extensive knowledge of multi-family construction, and must be familiar with hospitality construction, including site work, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and architectural considerations, and other utilities and landscaping * Well-developed interpersonal skills are required; candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with multiple internal disciplines * Extensive knowledge of construction budgeting and cost estimating are required; candidate will be expected to have a general understanding what current construction costs are based on the type of construction and location of each development and the ability to fine tune this assumption through market input * Proven supervisory skills are necessary * B.S. degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience * 7 or more years of multi-family construction management experience across multiple markets with familiarity of hospitality construction #ZR1