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Burlington Director of Construction - Northeast in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Bring your skills as an experienced retail construction leader to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work!

As Director of Construction , you’ll lead a team of Construction Project Managers in all construction functions related to New Stores, Remodels, CAPEX Projects, and other construction projects as assigned. We are seeking a skilled retail construction professional with experience working in New York City and the boroughs, with a strong understanding of the unique challenges of working in the complex NYC environment.

This role requires 8+ years of construction management experience, including 5+ years in retail store construction/project management. At least three years in a senior leadership role with a fast-paced and growing retailer is required, and experience managing remote teams is strongly preferred. This hands-on position requires significant travel on a weekly basis.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage, support, and develop a remote team of Construction Project Managers, while managing select projects directly as needed

  • Provide construction budgeting to Real Estate team for potential new store deals.

  • Negotiate VE with landlord’s construction & real estate rep and develop optimum execution plan based on quickest time to market

  • Work closely with both the Landlord’s team/consultants and Burlington’s team/consultants to coordinate a cohesive set of SOW and construction docs

  • Work directly with Real Estate & Legal teams to review and red-line proposed work exhibits & legal docs.

  • Develop a complete CPM project timeline from lease execution through Turnover and GO. Provide ongoing risk assessment and proposed solutions.

  • Develop remodel phasing plans and conduct meetings with Field Ops, Merchandise Planning Managers, and Store Planning.

  • Conduct field survey with Architect to develop a complete scope of work and budget.

  • Conduct pre bid meeting with GCs, Architect, and PM to establish bid timing, scope of work, VE options, and alternate pricing.

  • Manage master CPM construction timeline displaying the complete Project Life Cycle to aid all business partners in overall planning.

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Our associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and our communities through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities. Burlington Stores is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-168626

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 1830 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 12/6/2021 12:34 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Real Estate/Store Development

Evergreen Yes

Great Place to Work Certified
The Inquirer: Top Work Places 2019
Vault Top Ranked Intership 2020