Homebuilding: Vice President of Operations

Operations · Dallas, Texas
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Vice President of Homebuilding Operations

Ameritex Homes

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The VP of Operations is ultimately responsible for management of all construction, purchasing and customer service efforts Statewide within a production homebuilding company. The VP of Operations reports directly to the CEO. This role requires a minimum of 10 years in production homebuilding.

Tasks

Internal Operations

  • Define, implement and continuously improve operational core competencies and processes with a focus on operational success and customer satisfaction.  
  • Provide a strong day-to-day leadership presence. 
  • Develop, monitor, and manage the firm’s budget versus actual results. 
  • Meets and exceeds the performance metrics, operational and financial set out in the annual budget for the Operations group. 
  • Lead, manage, and hold the management team accountable for achieving agreed upon commitments. 
  • Ensure procedures, and processes are consistent across the organization and everyone is working toward a common vision. 
  • Continually investigate and introduce process improvement measures. 
  • Promote collaboration with all other functional areas of the business  
  • Manage subordinate management team including optimizing core competencies and skill sets. 
  • Direct and monitor the development and implementation of short- and long-term operations plans and strategies. 
  • Provide advice, guidance and strategic direction to the Operations management team and other management personnel.     
  • Assist with the development and execution of annual business plan, while looking for new ways to improve operations. 
  • Ensure critical participation in proposal development and oversees strategies or tactics to drive cost and product performance goals. 
  • Understand and apply disciplined root cause analysis and conduct detailed monthly operations reviews that are dependent on key metrics to ensure fast, steady progress in operations performance and improvements. 
  • Develop and manage annual departmental budgets. Manage all operational departments to ensure effective and metric driven performance under established processes. 
  • Promote collaboration with all other functional areas of the business.   

Leadership

  • Manage operations department including construction, purchasing and permitting. 
  • Ensure employees have clear direction and goals. 
  • Coach and mentor employees. 
  • Ensure outcomes and deliverables are complete. 
  • Set policies and procedures as needed. 
  • Ensure organization is compliant and reduce financial risk. 
  • Promote company relationships with homebuilders. 
  • Promote job safety and encourage safe working practices with all employees and trade contractors. 
  • A good listener and able to be helpful in conflict resolutions between employees, other trade contractors, material suppliers and any other agencies should it be required. 
  • Involvement on managerial oversight of homes. 
  • Other duties as assigned.       

Knowledge

  • Proven track record with an emphasis on operational excellence and continuous improvement 
  • Strong background in all aspects of operations 
  • Exceptional leadership and decision making skills 
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with keen attention to detail 
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office package and IHMS/ITK 
  • Prioritizes and implements process improvement opportunities 
  • Effective working relationships with others both within and outside of their team       

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong skill in analysis and problem solving 
  • Results oriented 
  • A self-starter, highly motivated and goal oriented individual 
  • Organized with a systematic approach to tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse personalities  
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, and ethical 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work to successfully meet imposed deadlines 
  • Time Management Skill  

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree Required 
  • Minimum 10 years in increasing scope of operations responsibility  
  • Minimum 10 years in a leadership position 
  • Minimum of 10 years in production homebuilding 

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  • Location
    Dallas, Texas
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor