Construction Group Manager

General Motor
April 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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This position is required to be on site full time.

The Construction Group Manager oversees and sets strategy for planning and implementing capital projects for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sites throughout General Motors. The position will involve working with counterparts in Front End Planning, Project Engineering, GM Business Units (ME, Finance, GPSC, VE, etc), and various industry groups (CII, CURT, LCI, etc). This person will have the level of expertise required to qualify as a manager and will need to possess significant knowledge of construction project management execution activities. This job description is intended to set forth the core functions required for this position and describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required to do this job. Employees may be assigned additional responsibilities as needed. The company reserves the discretion to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of the company's business, competitive considerations or the work environment changes. This document describes the position as currently available and is not an employment contract.


Master's degree in engineering, architecture or related field or equivalent work experience

Proficient Skills:

· Political savviness

· Dealing with ambiguity

· Conflict management

· Managerial courage (being bold)

· Influencing

· Organizational agility

· Be accountable and hold others accountable

· Coaching mentality / interpersonal skills

· Empathy

· Active listening

· Emotional intelligence

Job Responsibilities:

· Supervises all department staff directly or indirectly in performance of project management, project delivery, reporting, payment, and project schedules.

· Develops department-wide goals and objectives.

· Oversees and manages implementation of capital projects and ensures adherence to cost and schedule.

· Prepares and organizes project reports and facilitates discussions as required with business stakeholders.

· Ensures that the Facility Projects group and GM Business Units are kept fully informed of emerging issues, events, and deliverables.

· Reviews all departmental reports and presentations. Organizes all historical data for estimating costs and benchmarking studies on a global basis

· Represents the organization and actively participates on industry professional boards: CII, CURT, LCI, etc.

· Performs other related duties as assigned

Additional Description


· Extensive experience in coordinating facilities design and construction activities

· Extensive experience with construction contracts including engineering drawings and specifications

· Extensive knowledge and experience with personnel management, including supervision, training and performance evaluation

· Extensive knowledge of the methods and techniques of research and analysis and problem solving

·Knowledge of financial analysis, capital facility costs, estimating, contractor payments, AR preparation and project legal issues (Claim resolution, Waivers of Lien, Risk Insurance, etc)

· Strong computer skills particularly in Excel, PowerPoint, and cost estimating software

· Strong analytical and communication skills

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