Project Executive – Life Sciences

Skyline is Building Better Together

Come join us at Skyline Construction (previously Prevost Construction), a leader in commercial interior construction founded in 1996. Today, Skyline operates multiple offices located throughout California, Washington, and Illinois.  Skyline is a 100% employee-owned, award-winning General Contractor, with an award-winning CEO at the helm. We believe that we are “building better together.” 

What’s in it for you?

The Project Executive (PX) is a key leader in the company and represents Prevost's values in every way, living our mission of Building Environments for People to Flourish, both internally and externally. The PX has direct responsibility for the overall success of the select construction projects, including oversight and mentorship of project teams in the life science division of the company, and for ensuring a high level of employee and customer satisfaction which lead to great financial results.

The PX works closely with other Project Executives and the Operations Leader to ensure each project team is staffed appropriately and partners with the General Superintendent to ensure the successful execution of project, field, and safety objectives for all projects. The PX also partners with the HR, accounting, and operations leaders to ensure systems and processes are integrated across departments. The PX is a member of the Leadership Team and reports directly to the President. 

Ideal Personality:

We are looking for a confident, driven, people-focused leader with extensive experience as a Project Executive and/or Sr. Project Manager on life science projects to join us in our exciting journey. This is an excellent opportunity to have a significant impact on the continued success of a growing, employee-centric organization. 

What will you be doing?

Project Execution

• Negotiate owner contracts and ensure all contracts are within acceptable risk parameters, in collaboration with Project Executives. Ensure all key obligations and requirements are understood and met by project teams and accounting staff.

• Collaborate with the estimating department and oversee preconstruction activities to ensure projects are set up to meet scope, schedule, and budget objectives.

• Lead the monthly job cost review and project success reporting processes and proactively identify and ensure resolution of project issues, for select projects.

• Initiate high level interface with clients to proactively resolve issues and nurture key relationships within each industry segment.

• Identify and lead continuous improvement initiatives taken from client feedback surveys to improve the client experience.

• Lead project operations and refine project execution models, for select projects, to meet the long term and annual financial goals of the division and company.

• Drive performance, as measured by Key Performance Indicators, to ensure targeted profit margins are achieved through disciplined adherence to established procedures from project startup through closeout, for select projects.

• Create new initiatives and refine existing procedures as required for optimal performance and productivity.

• Ensure we strive to set partners and subcontractors up for success and continue to be the preferred general contractor to work with and to recommend.

Project Acquisition

• Develop and maintain trust-based relationships with key clients and strategic partners to ensure recurring project opportunities.

• Maintain active involvement in industry-based trade organizations to broaden networking opportunities and expand key relationships throughout targeted market segments.

• Actively participate in project acquisition and business development strategies to help achieve planned growth goals.

• Contribute to the go/no go decisions to ensure we stay focused on the right clients and the right projects.

• Collaborate with the Business Development Manager (BDM) in effectively identifying key opportunities, meeting preliminary budgeting objectives, and running effective capture plan meetings for new project opportunities.

• Guide project team members through interview prep and presentations.

• Optimize our capture rate on RFP responses and interviews. Coordinate with the BDM to innovate and continually improve our interview approach and process.

Executive Leadership

• Mentor and coach project team members to ensure a deep bench of current and future leaders and high performers.

• Collaborate with other project executives in determining adequate staffing qualifications and experience for each project. • Collaborate with HR and Operations leaders in developing and delivering technical training programs.

• Develop select content for the ongoing learning and development of all project team members.

• Bring new ideas to promote and prioritize continued growth and strategic growth initiatives for the company.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Job Type
Full Time
77 days ago

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