Allied Universal Veterans

Director, Strategic ProgramsLombard, IL

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Allied Universal® is looking to hire a Director of Strategic Programs and Critical Infrastructure. The Director of Strategic Programs will be responsible for monitoring and overseeing operational activities for Strategic Program Managers and for supporting the sales and operations teams working on these clients. This includes assisting regions in familiarizing themselves with customer accounts, supporting the development of customer solutions, monitoring of all quality aspects of the project or account, monitoring company/customer project policies and procedures, and gaining comprehensive knowledge of the financial position of each project or account being monitored. In addition, the Critical Infrastructure leader owns the overall delivery and P&L performance of our Nuclear Region.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the operations and business performance within the nuclear region, including project management, installation, service and full P&L responsibility

  • Drive the strategic and tactical plan for the nuclear region, including the development and implementation of the operating plans and budgets to achieve the company strategy

  • Create and implement processes and procedures to help manage the nuclear region in the areas of resource management, service delivery, project costing, and solution development

  • Lead weekly/monthly progress reviews of assigned projects and accounts

  • Collaborate with Regional Directors, Installation Managers, Strategic Program clients and Account Managers to ensure project and regional success

  • Develop and foster close working relationships with all Strategic Program clients

  • Provide routine checks and corrective action plans for all compliance deficiencies

  • Selection and placement of direct reports

  • Coach, mentor and develop regional Program Managers

  • Understand contract terms, requirements and project schedules, and verify compliance

  • Audit safety and quality programs for compliance with company policy

  • Assist in the on-going analysis and updating of policies, procedures, and cost controls

  • Develop and monitor metrics for project performance.

  • Partner with regional leadership to determine sharing of talent resources to satisfy Strategic Account contracts

QUALIFICATIONS (MUST HAVE):

  • Must possess one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related studies

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related studies with a minimum of twelve (12) years of progressively more responsible experience in a field construction/project-oriented business environment

  • High School diploma with a minimum of twelve (12) years of progressively more responsible experience in a field construction/project-oriented business environment

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively more responsible experience in a field construction/project-oriented business environment

  • Prior leadership/management experience in a field construction/project-oriented business environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel 15% to 40%

  • Read, analyze, and interpret construction contracts, construction drawings and specifications, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form

  • Business acumen with ability to manage a P&L as well as generate reports

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint).

  • Leadership skills that foster teamwork, innovation, agility, client relations and achieving desired results

  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to support client's growth and satisfaction

  • Results-oriented problem-solving skills that meet client and employee needs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (NICE TO HAVE):

  • Prior work history in the electronic security system industry, and/or the telecommunications infrastructure industry

  • Previous National Account experience in the security or related industries

  • Contract management, construction management, estimating, and project management

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance

  • Enrollment in our company’s 401 (k) or Supplemental Income Plan, subject to eligibility requirements

  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days

  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1233547

Location: United States-Illinois-Lombard

Job Category: Project and Program Management