Senior Vice President of Construction

Senior Vice President of Construction, Winnipeg

Summit Search Group has partnered with a local leader in construction, who is successful due to their loyal team, culture-heavy approach, and strong reputation in Winnipeg.  Together, we are recruiting a Senior Vice President of Construction. The Senior Vice President of Construction (SVP) will be responsible for the strategy and leadership of the organization. With this executive role comes a rewarding shareholder opportunity with our client.


This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and energetic construction organization as an executive.  Our client offers a unique opportunity which encompasses all aspects of project management and team management. The successful SVP of Construction has extensive executive experience in Construction Management, and has worked on multi-million dollar commercial projects. Paired with comprehensive commercial experience would be a demonstrated history of managing construction and project managers. The SVP is a partner to the CEO for vision, strategy and planning for the organization overall.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the entire construction department.
  • Project scheduling and resource planning.
  • Senior executive management tasks including cost controlling, quality control, timelines, budgeting, leadership and technical know-how from conception to completion.
  • Trouble-shooting, problem solving, dispute resolution as required.
  • Strategic planning, vision, values of the company.
  • Development and retainment of relationships with trades, consultants, clients, staff.
  • Assist with scheduling, select costing, and project planning.
  • Provide feedback to various departments based on projects under-construction / completed projects.
  • Manage the cash flow for each project as well as trade/supplier cash flow monthly.
  • Leading the recruitment and retention of employees and leaders, conducting performance reviews, and other human resource functions.


Skills and Education: 

  • 10-20 years of construction management experience, specifically in a senior leadership role.
  • Post-secondary education, P.Eng preferred (Engineering, Architecture, Construction etc). MBA and/or PMP is an asset.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a people is a requirement.
  • Strong technical expertise and communication skills.
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Extensive commercial construction experience on projects larger than $40M  +
  • Project Management experience a must (MBA and/or PMP ideal).
  • Entrepreneurial drive and self-motivated.

If you are an experienced construction executive, natural leader, and an expert in full cycle commercial projects, we would like to connect with you. Please contact Jessica Willis at Summit Search Group [email protected] for more information on this executive opportunity. While we appreciate all interest, only those qualified will be contacted.

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Winnipeg, MB



Categories:    Management    Executive   

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