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Director of Construction & Purchasing - Remote

Company: House Buyers of America
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

House Buyers of America is looking for a Director of Construction & Purchasing. The Director will be responsible for overseeing all construction field operations and the entirety of the purchasing department. -This position requires a minimum of 10 years of experience in a Home Building or major Home Remodeling company plus a minimum of 2 years in a Senior Manager or Director level role. This position is fully remote!
What you will do:

  • Oversee all Purchasing, Estimating, and Contracts Management. Update construction estimation spreadsheets/software to ensure accurate job estimations and minimal construction costs
  • Ensure all renovation projects and home inspection repair lists are complete in a timely manner and under budget
  • Manage all Field Managers and Purchasing Managers including recruiting, hiring, training, and, if necessary, terminating staff

    • Develop systems and processes for field staff
    • Continuously source new suppliers, contractors and vendors to help reduce cost and improve quality/turnaround of construction.

      • Manage the design and product selection of all homes. - Help value engineer and improve the design and layout of houses. - Update all design documents regularly to keep up to date.

        • Ensure House Buyers' property database, systems and reports are updated daily to track project details and progress
        • Negotiate the lowest cost possible (national production builder pricing) while maintaining high quality. - Continuously source new suppliers and trade contractors to help drive down cost of construction and improve quality, service and turnaround time.
        • Manage contracts for all trades and subcontractors. - Develop detailed scope of work for renovations.
        • Work with Field Managers to assist in scheduling trades. - Help ensure that trades are scheduled efficiently and accurately.
        • Review and approve all schedules.
        • Bid out renovations and hire, manage, train and, when necessary, fire General Contractors and subcontractors. - Work with Field Managers to ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
        • Respond to home inspection items (punch lists) from customer walkthroughs in a timely manner and emergencies within 2 hours. - - Work with Sales and customers directly to resolve repair issues to help ensure settlements go smoothly.
        • Update House Buyers' property database and reports to track every detail of construction. - Manage all paperwork and electronic files in a timely and organized way.
        • Develop and update Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual and Construction Policies and Procedures Manual. -

          • Complete 1-3 renovation projects of your own per month as needed

            • Assist House Buyers of America's expansion into new geographic markets

              About You:

              • 10+ years of experience in residential construction and a minimum of 5 years in Purchasing
              • 2+ years of experience in a Senior Manager or Director level role in the home building or home remodeling industry
              • Great communication skills and computer skills
              • Bachelor's Degree or higher

                Why we are a great place to work:

                • Our awesome company culture includes: competitive pay great benefits, great people, casual dress, free snacks/drinks, team events, work hard/ play hard environment
                • Our revenue is growing! Our revenue increased by 203% in April of 2023 vs April of 2022!
                • Our margins are growing - Our Gross Profit (%) increased 135% in April 2023 for the same period last year!
                • We're growing fast! We sold 29% more homes in Jan - Apr 2023 vs same period 2022
                • We're continuing our nationwide expansion. In 2021 alone we launched into six new markets - Hampton Roads, Richmond, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Philadelphia and Atlanta... and more to come!

                  House Buyers of America is a residential real estate investment company founded in 2001 and headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. - We buy, renovate, and resell a high volume of homes offering a guaranteed, fast, and hassle-free sale to people who want to sell their house without paying a Realtor commission. - We have a history of strong growth and success, having bought and sold thousands of houses. Our Company went from $0 to $50 million in annual revenue in its first 3 years in business and won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. House Buyers of America is proudly a member of the Inc 5000 list.
                  House Buyers is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate by sex, creed, race, or by age.

Keywords: House Buyers of America, Shreveport , Director of Construction & Purchasing - Remote, Professions , Shreveport, Louisiana

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