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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Dir, Construction - Global Real Estate Design & Delivery

Jobid 23768-378342

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35506BR

**Job Title** Dir, Construction - Global Real Estate Design & Delivery

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Real Estate

**Posting Category** Facilities

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


The Director of Construction will lead a wide range of projects for the full cycle of the undertaking: from project inception through project closeout. The range of projects will be broad, from quick renovations, to tenant improvements in a leased property, to large-scaled new building construction.

The Director will be responsible for all aspects of construction management and project management, including but not limited to, client interaction and coordination, regulatory agency interaction, consultant management, general contractor selection, oversight and management, construction management, scheduling, budget planning, budget management, coordination with finance, and problem solving and resolution.

The Director will lead internal and external Project Managers as well as the broad group of external teams and consultants required to deliver the projects. Regular communication with the Business Units, internal stakeholders and senior management will be required on all projects. Partnership with GRE Transaction and Pre-Development teams will also be required to support transaction due diligence on properties that NBCU might consider acquiring or leasing, as well as coordination on front-end entitlement/pre-construction undertakings.


+ Direct project delivery from programming, concept, design and planning, through construction and commissioning, to project closeout and hand-over

+ Select, direct, coordinate and manage consultant teams to produce documents for all phases of project development including Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents. Additionally, Director will be expected to review specifications and provide inputs and edits through each phase of design

+ Develop project budgets and provide costing for each phase of project development including assessment and approval of contractor and subcontractor bids. Director will also be expected to develop resources and metrics to inform NBCU specific project costs

+ Lead the process of securing all project regulatory approvals and permits to enable projects, from inception to close out. Develop strong relationship with regulatory and approving agencies to facilitate sign-off process

+ Develop and track schedules, including critical path activity management, fast track approaches to work scope and project schedule recovery as required

+ In compliance with NBCU Sourcing and other policies, manage the process and procedures related to contracts and buyouts

+ Run all aspects of a project including project document controls, weekly meetings, jobsite oversight and operations, quality control, budget analysis, contractor coordination, risk management and insurance

+ Report project financials, schedule, and status to management weekly or as required with recommendations for corrective action as required

+ Provide building assessment due diligence and/or test fits in support of all transactions processed by the GRE team; hire and manage any external consultants as required during this process. Lead and coordinate other NBCU teams (IS, EHS, Security, Risk) who weight in during the due diligence process

+ Resolve conflicts and problems in a timely manner

+ Maintain effective professional relationship with regulators, clients, contractors, staff, and management

+ Communicate with team members to ensure coordination and compliance for each project

+ Engage with regulatory agencies and consultant personnel to ensure project goals are met

+ Communicate with multiple internal departments to ensure effective coordination of site activities including IT, Security, Sourcing, Risk,and EH&S

+ Lead, collaborate on, and participate in duties and responsibilities relating to the broader goals and objectives of the Global Real Estate Group


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree with a preference for degrees in architecture, engineering, construction management or a technical degree

+ At least 10 years of experience in project and construction management

+ Working knowledge of Building Codes, Fire Codes, and Green initiatives

+ Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, Primavera P3/P6, AutoCAD

+ Experience working within a very lean internal organization that relies heavily on external providers to deliver high quality and timely work product

Eligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.

+ Willingness to travel

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Ability to develop / maintain excellent working relationships with local general contractors, real estate development consultants, architects, engineers, and public agencies

+ Ability to communicate clearly, accurately and concisely, orally, in writing and with graphics in a manner that accommodates internal and external stakeholders voices and priorities but that also balances against Corporate standards and priorities

+ Ability to build relationships to enable the internal and external partnerships that are critical to successful delivery of planning and design projects

+ Ability to service and be responsive to a wide range of Business Unit needs

+ A passion and drive for results; the Business Units that GRE serves are impatient and have pressing business initiatives that need the team’s commitment and focus until compete

+ Excellent planning and organizational skills

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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