The Honey Baked Ham Company, LLC Senior Construction Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia
After more than 65 years, The Honey Baked Ham Company continues to be success story, serving customers at our 425+ retail locations across the United States. We're the home of The World's Best Ham™ and the secret to our success isn't a secret at all--it's our people. We're a high performance team committed to being authentic in everything we do and to living our Values in full view of the communities we serve. We have an entrepreneurial spirit that's brought us a lot of success and we're looking for a Senior Construction Manager to join the team in our Alpharetta headquarters.
Our perfect candidate will thrive in a fun and casual environment, pay it forward daily, and add value to the company by overseeing the design & construction process for Company and Franchise new and remodeled store locations to ensure that building and operating standards are properly implemented. This position will coach and lead a team of construction managers and coordinators and collaborate across multiple stakeholders, to provide input on new development plans and to monitor and adjust all construction projects to ensure projects achieve timelines, cost projections and successful openings. This Senior Construction Manager will also provide real time project updates and status reports to all stakeholders. NOTE: We have a hybrid work schedule: three days in the office and two days working at home and while we would prefer that this position be based in the Atlanta area, we are open to a remote hire.
WHAT THIS ROLE DOES:
Direct leadership of Construction team including construction managers and coordinators
Leads the project planning, scheduling and implementation of the retail construction process, providing overall direction for the construction efforts in accomplishing yearly goals which include new store openings, store remodels and special projects and expansion
Attracts, selects and develops top talent for Construction team
Assists franchisees with store construction projects. Interface and advise franchisee during the construction process and provide necessary support for successful remodels and new store openings.
Builds collaborative relationships and maintains constant communication with the contractors, subcontractors, equipment vendors, architects, franchisees, and brand throughout the construction phase.
Acts as liaison between the franchisee and corporate subcontractors, suppliers, vendors and equipment distributors. Investigates variances and ensures adherence to plan specifications. Mediates disputes and ensures cost and time effective resolution.
Identifies, vets and assesses vendors' quality, cost effectiveness and timeliness.
Conducts meetings with team members to communicate construction status, gather input and address any questions or concerns.
Maintains accurate and current tracking reports to assess progress and make adjustments to ensure timely completion and documentation of assigned projects
Visits construction sites and provides site inspection reports to ensure compliance with all plan specifications and brand standards.
Identifies and introduces new ideas and solutions to create efficiency and identifies potential value savings.
Develops departmental plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
Cross functional management of projects with facilities manager including equipment sourcing and production equipment management.
Develops national and regional accounts for various services and equipment related to new construction, remodels and project roll-out. Goal is to effectively lower cost and improve efficiency of schedule.
Analyzes and resolves work problems related to Corporate vendors and construction projects.
YOUR TRACK RECORD
8+ years' experience in leading corporate and franchise construction teams in the restaurant, retail, or food industry. Bachelor's in Construction Management, Engineering or related.
Possess strong business acumen and leadership skills
Ability to build trusting relationships across the organization and influence both internal and external partners
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to balance multiple projects with competing deadlines
Effectively interact at all levels of the organization across multiple functional areas
Detailed knowledge of supporting technology: forecasting, budgeting, estimating, scheduling
Proficient in Excel and Power Point
Working knowledge of building codes and local requirements
Honesty, high integrity, personal accountability, and a passion for the success of the brand, the team, and personal career growth
Experience with AutoCAD software preferred but not required.
WHAT ELSE TO KNOW?
This role will require 40% to 50% travel throughout the United States.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive salary and benefits plan, including a matched 401(k) and a culture where doing the right thing is the only thing to do...and where you can have fun (Really. It's in our Values. #notstuffy) We're proud of our company and to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, sex, color, citizenship, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability, military/uniformed service, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other protected class under applicable federal, state or local law
The Honey Baked Ham Company LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.