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Director of Pre-Construction

Remote Toronto, ON

The Opportunity:

We are currently seeking a highly experienced and motivated Director of Pre-Construction to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the pre-construction phase of all projects, working closely with the client, design team, and construction team to ensure that all aspects of the project are carefully planned and executed. This is a senior leadership role that requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills.

Who We Are:

We are a leading general contractor in the ICI (Industrial, Commercial, Institutional) sector, providing high-quality construction services to clients across North America. Our mission is to deliver exceptional projects on time, on budget, and with the highest level of client satisfaction.

Please visit to learn more about our organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the pre-construction phase of all projects, from initial client engagement to the handover to the construction team.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, design teams, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure effective communication and collaboration throughout the pre-construction phase.
  • Ensure that all project requirements are carefully analyzed and documented, including design, cost, schedule, and quality requirements.
  • Lead the development of pre-construction budgets and schedules, ensuring that they are realistic and achievable.
  • Manage the bidding process, including the selection of subcontractors and suppliers, and negotiate contracts to ensure that they are aligned with project goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that all risks are identified and managed appropriately, including the development of risk management plans and contingency plans.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the design team, construction team, and subcontractors throughout the pre-construction phase.
  • Work closely with the construction team to ensure a seamless transition from pre-construction to construction.
  • Continuously review and improve pre-construction processes and procedures to ensure that they are efficient and effective.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in pre-construction management, with a proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively manage teams and build strong relationships with clients, design teams, and subcontractors.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and manage risks effectively.
  • Proficiency in project management software, including scheduling and estimating software.
  • Knowledge of building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

To Apply:

If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for delivering exceptional projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to lead our pre-construction team.

Submit a resume in one document. Be sure to indicate Director of Pre-Construction in the title. Those selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Compensation will be market competitive and will be dependent on your qualifications and experience.

A Criminal Record check will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We know that fit for a role goes both ways and you may have other questions – so feel free to contact us in advance of applying.

Prodigy Group is strongly committed to a selection process that is inclusive, barrier free and a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals including applicants from all cultures, racialized communities, abilities, diverse sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Prodigy Group provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the recruitment process upon request. Please contact us at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment process.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We request no unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

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