Vice President, Capital Projects
Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The 34th Street Partnership (Business Improvement District) and the Bryant Park Corporation, two affiliated private, not-for-profit corporations operating under a single management structure, managing two sections of midtown Manhattan, intend to hire a Vice President for Capital Projects and Maintenance. The position will be filled by March 1, 2021 to allow the selected candidate to work with and be trained by the incumbent V.P. for two months.
The companies operate from a main office at 5 Bryant Park and has a satellite office on West 35th St. and a Capital department maintenance field office beneath Greeley Square. In addition, the V.P. also manages in-house warehousing operations and logistics that support both companies. The V.P of the Capital and Maintenance Department manages a 7-person staff consisting of three architects / urban designers, one electrician, and several multi-skilled technicians and craftsman. An executive assistant supports the department.
The Capital Department coordinates with and supports in-house groups including executive staff, operations, brand partnerships, events and programming, visitors’ services, design graphics, security, sanitation, retail services, and horticulture. The department also interfaces closely with myriad City agencies and diverse commercial, retail, and residential properties and BID constituents throughout its operating areas.
The scope of management and technical responsibilities of the V.P for the Capital Department is wide-ranging, including staff management, resource allocation, work planning; finance and department budgeting; procurement and expenditure management; bid process management including development of RFPs, contracts and agreements; work order development and contractor management; project cost control; detailed project record keeping; permitting and approval processes; reporting, executive communication, committee and board presentation development; risk management; depositions and evidence development for litigative matters; participation in and/or oversight of design and construction projects, inspections, and constructability / maintainability analyses; and other associated duties.
The preferred candidate will have a degree in civil and/or architectural engineering or urban design / landscape architecture while demonstrating competency in business administration; strong experience in project and construction management; and leadership skills.
The position’s compensation will be negotiated, and competitive benefits include a 403b program with employer contribution, health plan, and other allowances to be presented during interview. Resumes with complete contact information are to be emailed by January 20, 2021 to CapitalVP@urbanmgt.com.
New York, NY
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Craig M. LaCaruba