Vice President of Operations

Vancouver, WA 98683 US

Industry: 01-5302-Single Family Construction Job Number: 25961

Job Description


My retained client in the Pacific Northwesti is seeking a VP of Operations for their Corporate offices in Washington State.  Portland/Vancouver Area. 10+ Years of Operations experience in Homebuilding is required.

They are building in multiple states and growing and truly offer a wonderful employee and customer experience.  If you or someone you think highly of, meet the requirements below, please contact me ASAP!

Vice President of Operations

COMPANY VISION “ It is our privilege to help our customers build the homes they’ ve always dreamed of”


? Deliver a great customer experience: building a new home is fun and rewarding.? Give our customers tremendous value for their hard-earned money.? Be ONE team: every employee in each location working together.? Find new and creative ways to achieve the timeless mission.? Create an environment where work is challenging, satisfying and fun.? Always do the right thing: honesty, integrity, and respect matter.

POSITION OBJECTIVE The Vice President of Operations develops plans, establishes goals, creates and refines processes and drives results to ensure that business plan objectives are met, consistent with the vision of the organization. They are also an outspoken champion of the company vision and core values in all departments under their leadership, driving cohesion between departments and locations to accomplish shared goals.



1. Own business plan KPI’ s for all Operational Areas including customer satisfaction, starts, closings, cycle time, gross margin, variance, and budget conformance. 2. Collaborate with the other members of the Executive Team in the creation of the annual business plan, including all relevant corporate and departmental initiatives. Provide leadership as needed. 3. Plan, staff, and supervise all Construction, Pre-Construction and Purchasing activities through direct-report managers to ensure a coordinated and cohesive operational team. 4. Provide advice, guidance, and direction to direct-report managers toward their professional development. Encourage other leaders to progress within the company. 5. Ensure the compatibility of the Operational team’ s short-term and long-term goals with company vision and core values. 6. Be a champion of using technology to solve problems and increase efficiency in all Operational areas, including making personal use of company technology resources. 7. Create, implement and monitor processes aimed at making the business more efficient, effective and accountable. 8. Be the company representative in customer dispute processes, including arbitration and litigation. 9. Co-own the company culture along with the rest of the Executive Team. 10. Perform additional duties as required by the needs of the company.


1. Firm commitment to company’ s mission and core values 2. Personal Growth mindset - the desire and discipline to invest time and energy to become the best version of yourself in order to positively impact others and the company. 3. An integrator - the ability to take vision and drive it into the organization with systems, process and consistency 4. A comprehensive understanding of construction industry best practices and industry trends 5. Knowledge of the particularities of the scattered-site business model 6. Extensive experience in Land Development, Vertical Construction, and Purchasing activities 7. Strong technical and computer skills, including experience with CRM and ERP systems and proficiency with general computing applications such as Microsoft products and Google Apps 8. Ability to create and manage to, reports for relevant departmental KPIs 9. A commitment to train and mentor subordinates to develop a strong, deep team 10. Strong communication skills, both spoken and written; Executive Presence 11. Well-established Personal Organization and Time management disciplines 12. Process Orientation - a bias toward solving problems with improved processes rather than “ firefighting” 13. Team player - committed to openness, collegiality and working with others as a team


Bachelor’ s Degree in Construction Management, Business, or a related field 10+ years of progressive experience in residential construction, with both Purchasing and Vertical Construction management experience Travel Requirements - approximately 25%

We prefer Regional or West Coast Area Candidates Please

CONTACT: Executive Partner: Claire Spence, at OR 281-359-2127

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Vice President of Operations

Meet Your Recruiter

Claire Spence
Executive Partner

I have been with Joseph Chris Partners since 2002 when I started as a recruiter. From there, I worked my way up to Partner, Senior Partner, and Executive Partner all within one year of becoming a Partner. more...

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