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Director/VP of Construction

  • 1.  Director/VP of Construction

    Posted 01-06-2017 10:10


    The Director of Construction is a highly skilled management position which is responsible for the construction management of new or remodeled restaurants.

     Leads a team of construction managers to ensure timely and appropriate company and franchisee openings, ensuring the brand image meets all current standards.

    • Creates systems and manuals to support company and franchisee openings of new locations.
    • Provides training as necessary to brand personnel/construction team/franchisees on construction systems
    • Ensures the delivery of brand standards in all areas of Construction. Provides guidance on engineering and development costs on all company and franchisee development
    • Oversees all re-model requirements of company and franchised units to ensure brand image standards are met
    • Creates and monitors any necessary re-model incentive programs


    • Initiates, expands, develops and maintains close, productive and resourceful relationships with Franchise Operations Directors, Franchise Business Consultants, Senior Vice President of Development, Franchise Development Staff and all cross functional Directors
    • Establishes and manages relationships with franchisees, vendors and staff
    • Ensures successful franchisee relations and communications with Restaurant Support Center
    • Serves as a liaison between franchisees, vendors and Company personnel

     Operating Budget

    • Meets operating budget for Director of Construction cost center
    • Communicates anticipated variances to the Chief Development Officer


    • Ensures franchise candidates meet or exceed qualifying standards

     Policies and Procedures

    • Follows procedures as outlined in Operations Manual and other Company manuals
    • Complies with EEO and labor law requirements


    • Submits required reports and paperwork on a timely basis
    • Up to 70% travel may be required

     Employee Relations

    • Manages grievance process, escalates problems to upper management


    • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university


    • At least ten years construction experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    Peter Capodice
    Capodice & Associates
    (941) 906-1990

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