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Construction Project Director, Cleveland

  • Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
  • FullTime
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Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city building strategies. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $7.5 billion to acquire, develop and operate more than 140 properties in Detroit and Cleveland with landmark developments at the Hudson’s Site, Book Tower, City Modern, Tower City Center and the May Company Building.

Bedrock’s projects include new construction, adaptive reuse and a portfolio totaling more than 21 million square feet of office, retail, residential, industrial, hospitality and parking.

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The Construction Project Director is responsible for driving construction projects from beginning to end, working in collaboration with the legal, acquisitions, finance, development, design, engineering, and property management teams. They will oversee all aspects of the construction process associated with Bedrock’s Cleveland portfolio. This position also provides leadership, establishes benchmarks, and monitors assigned projects to ensure completion in a cost-effective and timely manner.


  • Provides oversight of all assigned construction projects, ensuring adherence to budget and schedule through construction life cycle

  • Provides construction input and representation through pre-development and pre-construction project phases, and provides full project management leadership through the construction phase, including but not limited to:

    • Coordination with internal estimating team to provide cost feedback

    • Engagement in design process with development and architectural leads to provide feedback on cost and constructability

    • Procurement, negotiation, and management of CM/GC

    • Monitoring of design progress for adherence to approved budget and schedule

    • Management of the design team

    • Providing clear and timely notification of budget or schedule deviation to leadership

    • Coordination with internal and external stakeholders

    • Cost control, financial forecasting and management

    • Contract management and contract closeout

  • Oversees Construction & AE team throughout construction. Conducts regular site visits and inspections to coordinate with the Construction and AE team, verifying compliance with approved project plans and specifications

  • Develops and maintains strategic business relationships with city, state, and federal agencies

  • Monitors the construction team’s management so that in-progress and archival project records are being kept in an orderly manner, including but not limited to correspondence, construction documents, contract and project administration documents, budget reports, construction change directives, reports, and meeting minutes

  • Provides leadership to all direct reports including but not limited to coaching, professional development, and establishing and maintaining team goals

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Drive the culture: Communicates the culture’s value to team members and holds them accountable to living it every day

  • Develop People: Set clear expectations, deliver timely and effective feedback, and encourage team members to develop their talents

  • Build Trust: Demonstrate a high degree of integrity by honoring commitments, telling the truth and respecting confidentiality appropriately

  • Think Strategically: Clearly understand the business, lead the team through the problem-solving process and work on the business not just in the business

  • Communicate Effectively: Recognize how words, tone and physiology impacts results, then adapt accordingly to gain buy-in and alignment for the team’s and organization’s vision


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or a related field (required)

  • 10-15 years of construction management or related experience (required)

  • Project management and budgeting experience (required)

  • At least 5 years of leadership experience (required)

  • Specialized experience or certification, license, or advanced degree in area of expertise (desired)


  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Ability to integrate complex activities within designated function to achieve the organization’s strategic goals

  • Ability to act independently and collaboratively and work well under pressure

  • Comfortable and confident in negotiation and conflict resolution

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and may be modified periodically.


This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor or manager to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. All principal duties and responsibilities of this position are essential functions of the position. Job descriptions are reviewed on a regular basis and may be revised at any time. Revisions will be communicated to employees within the classification. This job description does not constitute a contract of employment; therefore, the company may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

Bedrock is an equal-opportunity employer.

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