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Gillian Executive Search, Inc. - recruiters in real estate development, construction and architecture

Director of Construction, San Diego, CA. At least 15 years of construction project management experience including 8-10+ years of Design-Build construction project management experience in a design-build environment is preferred for this position. Client is industry leader in commercial real estate that is  fully vertically integrated (development, design and construction all in-house). 

They have a wide variety of project types including but not limited to Healthcare, Mixed-Use, Multifamily, Life Sciences, Industrial, Office and Retail.

This position will:

  • Promote high levels of design, inspire quality workmanship and teamwork and assure profitability on projects.
  • Onboard and guide direct reports towards their best career paths through mentorship and coaching.
  • Implement and hold the team accountable to corporate goals and initiatives.
  • Effectively negotiate business terms and facilitate final legal provisions within construction contracts.
  • Consistently achieve customer satisfaction goals and create raving fans.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of our client’s business model.
  • Demonstrate relationship building skills with third party clients and vendor partners.
  • Promptly and effectively resolve issues with win-win solutions and display natural leadership skills and qualities to guide multiple project teams with direct responsibility of project personnel.
  • Are a team player who leads by example, displays honesty, integrity, and good judgment while maintaining the highest professional standards at all times.

Desired experience:

– Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering or Construction Management 

– 15 years of construction project management experience including 8-10+ years of Design-Build construction project management experience with leadership on projects over $100MM (industrial, healthcare, retail, office, senior living and multi-family experience preferred).


Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the California Equal Pay Act for positions located in California. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts based on a variety of factors including experience, education, and other job-related reasons.

Salary range: $210,000 – $260,000 per year

Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Certain positions and locations require Covid-19 vaccination, subject to reasonable accommodations for valid medical or sincerely held religious reasons.


Competitive Salary

Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

Retirement and Savings Benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts

Life Insurance

Educational Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Parenting Benefits

Long-term Disability

Paid Time for Volunteer Events

Our client is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Gillian Executive Search – recruiters in construction management, design-build

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: San Diego, CA
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$210000 - $260000