Suffolk Construction Director of Strategy & Operations in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country!

The Director of Strategy & Operations is responsible for identifying the analytic and information needs of the business and providing guidance for decision-making with fact and data based recommendations. He/she will also identify opportunities to improve the productivity, impact and quality of all service delivery activities, enabling leadership to make the right decisions and take the right actions toward achieving their Strategic Plan.

  • Develop business cases and scope documents for projects

  • Create strategic and operational project plans and supporting documentation for each project

  • Provide change management support to corporate initiatives and individual projects

  • Identify opportunities and develop business cases for innovation and continuous improvement

  • Be recognized as an expert in strategic planning, business processes and systems

  • Across a matrixed environment, lead and manage project teams; coach and mentor project managers and team members; and lead and ensure cross functional alignment

  • Lead strategic analyses and analytics projects

  • Lead quarterly prioritization discussions with a fact-based approach

  • Provide analytical support for the implementation of priorities

  • Assist in annual goal setting

  • Enable flawless execution and delivery of analytics related reports, working in partnership with stakeholder teams

  • Support ongoing changes in reports and dashboards to address changes in business landscape

  • Bachelors degree & MBA required

  • 7-10 years of progressive business/leadership experience in Analytics, Business Operations and Strategic Consulting

Necessary Attributes:

  • Demonstrated high level of influence/negotiation skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; skilled at project management.

  • Executive presence required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Well organized and structured

  • Collaborative

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.

This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

ID: 2017-2530