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Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager sought for cross-divisional projects of national real estate investment firm. Hands-on position requires travel among sites to oversee multiple projects simultaneously. Work spans full life-cycle from permitting, budgeting, bidding, scheduling, and construction to final turnover to national tenants. Deliverables include hotels, senior living facilities, light industrial and single-story retail structures. These projects can and will include underground/horizontal site-work, ground up, rehabs and build-outs in the capacities of both owner’s rep using general contractors and in direct contracting. Role will grow with dynamic, stable company that recognizes initiative, diligence, hard work and entrepreneurial instincts as competitive advantages.
Primary responsibilities: Assist development team by coordinating site plans, fixture plans, and performing due diligence (environmental, zoning, soils, survey, etc.) Prepare cost estimates and coordinate with local officials for permitting and approvals. Identify and qualify consultants and contractors; lead vendor selection process, negotiate agreements and oversee via regular site visits, secure schedule and budget compliance. Coordinate between and among contractors and design teams. Ensure highest levels of efficiency and cost controls are implemented and enforced. This requires updating budgets; value-engineering with in-house professionals and vendors; staging and phasing; reviewing builder performance; monitoring and holding contractors accountable; expediting; and anticipating, preventing and solving problems. Coordinate material procurement. Review and authorize requisitions and payment requests. Communicate effectively with remote ownership and tenants through electronic means. Work with accounting for final closeout. Conduct post-performance audits to correct problems and identify future benchmarks.
Experience/Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree preferred.
 No less than 5 years’ experience in retail construction – remodels and ground-up;
 Strong leadership, self-motivation and ability to work independently;
 Competence with site prep including mitigations, engineered pad build, and dry and wet utility configuration / install.
 Understanding of all aspects of construction processes and practices;
 Familiarity with construction best practices and management software;
 Skill set adaptable to roles as both owner’s rep and for self-performing;
 Crisis and conflict resolution expertise;
 Knowledge of building products, safety rules and quality standards;
 Ability to see “big picture;”
 Excellent time management skills;
 Mechanical and math knowledge, including strong Excel; and
 Professional oral and written communication.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Principals only. Respond with Salary Requirements.

The Construction Manager will perform administrative work remotely, but a substantial portion of the job requires travel to job sites where s/he could be exposed to particulates, moving mechanical parts and vibration. He or she is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction sites, including loud noises. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to Trish Gibbs at pgibbs@pacifica.globalvoxprojects.com.

Vice President of Construction

Position: Pacifica Companies, a successful, privately held San Diego real estate investment and development company, is seeking a vice president of construction (VPC) to establish and implement multiple business units’ short and long-term goals consistent with overall corporate objectives for self-storage, retail, hospitality, multi-family and senior living projects. The company has grown significantly over the past several years and further expansion is anticipated. Accordingly, the new VPC is sought to facilitate cohesion among project managers and introduce systems across projects. The position will report to the president.
Essential Functions: He or she will liaise between and among project managers, internal stakeholders and ownership; create a cross-departmental communication framework for planning and implementing; cooperate with internal accounting to innovate budget and payment systems; and develop policies and procedures to ensure safety and accountability while timely delivering quality, aesthetically pleasing products.
This person will be in charge of daily operations and financial well-being of ground-up, capital improvement and renovation work for constituent departments. This includes assembling and developing project managers; determining contract strategy; sourcing and vetting vendors; managing expectations of all parties and achieving budget and timing goals. He or she will be expected to have superlative communication skills; to analyze complex business and financial data and to develop fresh solutions.

The VPC will have extensive knowledge of construction methods, industry trends and operations as well as a general understanding of the real estate industry including government entitlements and approvals. This means a thorough knowledge of design, build, facility material, and equipment and the emerging, relevant technology which supports those disciplines. He or she will have a resilient temperament to be enthusiastic and responsive in an entrepreneurial setting. There may be modest travel of up to 10%.
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Education and Experience:
This position requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience managing multiple contractors and projects while meeting deadlines and budgets in the hospitality or multi-family industry as well as five years leading a team effectively. A bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field is a minimum, and an advanced degree is preferred. Experience or education in finance is also beneficial.

Daily tasks may include:
Direct, measure, and report progress on project manager preparation of conceptual and detailed budgets and schedules.
Oversee bid solicitation process for, and establish contracting policies with, contractors, vendors and suppliers.
Manage compliance with legal, regulatory, and environmental requirements.
Interact with corporate and site leadership teams to ensure quality and efficient completion of projects.
Plan, staff and supervise all construction workload among project managers to ensure critical paths are met.
Identify human and technological needs; develop existing and recruited personnel; propose and utilize software.
Develop performance standards and advise, mentor and incentivize project managers and support staff to achieve those levels including use of peer review and continuing education.
Instill core values of timeliness and budget consciousness and track savings opportunities / cost avoidance.
Perform additional assignments as required by the needs of the operational unit, company, or as directed by the President.
Physical Requirements:
This involves work of a general office nature; typically including extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day. He or she must have a high level of endurance and mental acuity and toughness to manage conflict and deal successfully with high stress situations.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Principals only.
The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Send your letter of interest, resume and salary history to Trish Gibbs at pgibbs@pacifica.globalvoxprojects.com.

Controller

A successful, well-regarded and privately held San Diego real estate company is seeking an experienced, motivated Controller. This is a hands-on position, requiring keen intelligence, a positive work ethic and willingness to mentor. The company has grown significantly over the past several years into a diverse portfolio of land and operating assets across 20+ states, and further expansion is anticipated. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities
• Tax management lead for filing and compliance with local, state and federal agencies across many jurisdictions.
• Relationship management with national and regional financial institutions.
• Oversight of business banking accounts for all SPEs in multiple states.
• Supervisory responsibility for accounting staff.
• Direct and coordinate accounting functions with a focus on consolidations.
• Responsible for financial reporting, financial analyses, preparations of budgets and forecasts, and periodic analysis of budget-to-actual comparisons.
• Cash management and liquidity analysis.
• Monthly reporting to Senior Management.
• Maintaining and improving internal controls.

Qualifications
• Substantial experience (at least 7 years’) in a multi-unit real estate company.
• BA or BS in Accounting. CPA or MBA preferred.
• Outstanding technical accounting and software skills including, especially, Yardi.
• Excellent leadership, teamwork and initiative.
• Exceptionally well organized, detail oriented, and accurate.
• Talent to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Accomplished verbal and communication skills.
• Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management and staff.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Principals only.

The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Procurement Specialist

A successful, well-regarded and privately held San Diego real estate company is seeking an experienced, motivated Controller. This is a hands-on position, requiring keen intelligence, a positive work ethic and willingness to mentor. The company has grown significantly over the past several years into a diverse portfolio of land and operating assets across 20+ states, and further expansion is anticipated. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities
• Tax management lead for filing and compliance with local, state and federal agencies across many jurisdictions.
• Relationship management with national and regional financial institutions.
• Oversight of business banking accounts for all SPEs in multiple states.
• Supervisory responsibility for accounting staff.
• Direct and coordinate accounting functions with a focus on consolidations.
• Responsible for financial reporting, financial analyses, preparations of budgets and forecasts, and periodic analysis of budget-to-actual comparisons.
• Cash management and liquidity analysis.
• Monthly reporting to Senior Management.
• Maintaining and improving internal controls.

Qualifications
• Substantial experience (at least 7 years’) in a multi-unit real estate company.
• BA or BS in Accounting. CPA or MBA preferred.
• Outstanding technical accounting and software skills including, especially, Yardi.
• Excellent leadership, teamwork and initiative.
• Exceptionally well organized, detail oriented, and accurate.
• Talent to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Accomplished verbal and communication skills.
• Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management and staff.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Principals only.

The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.