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Vice President Of Capital Projects

Company: HHM Hotels
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

HHM Hotels & Resorts is seeking a highly skilled professional to join a stable, dynamic and fast-growing hospitality company that routinely oversees major renovations and repositioning projects, from coast to coast, across its portfolio of 235 managed hotels.

The ideal candidate should possess significant experience in managing an internal team of project managers across extensive and minor hotel renovation projects. They must also have expertise in building and leading processes to facilitate timely reporting of costs, schedules, cash balances, and bank draws that cater to the demands of institutional hotel owners and their asset managers. The candidate should also have prior experience in managing an external team of professional consultants such as architects, engineers, general contractors, designers, purchasing/commissioning agents, cost estimators, lawyers, among others.

--- Lead a team of 3-5 internal or external project managers working across a dozen or more projects that are in various stages of estimating, planning, or execution.
--- Evaluate, estimate, budget, schedule and lead project management (including property improvement plans) for sizable renovations across our portfolio of managed hotels.
--- Prepare estimates for potential projects and hotels in consideration by our acquisition and development teams.
--- Prepare budgets, timelines, Requests for Proposal, and detailed information on cost and budget tracking for owners, asset managers, lenders and hotel general managers.
--- Work closely with owners, general managers, general contractors, designers, and the various types of professional consultants outlined above.
--- Source, procure, and lead project architects and other consultants in the design of active, planned or potential projects.
--- Source, qualify, engage and manage general contractors and other third-party consultants and vendors required to execute such projects.
--- Negotiate final contract terms with consultants.
--- Prepare and monitor detailed timelines, potential displacement, and overall project development schedule.
--- Monitor the preparation of construction documents/contracts and related change orders and scope variations.
--- Coordinate the quantity surveyor preparing the construction budget.
--- Update the financial model for the project to reflect costing and/or program changes.
--- Coordinate the bidding and contracting process for general contractors or a construction manager.
--- Monitor construction progress and quality on behalf of our clients.
--- Coordinate with various asset management and operations teams to fully understand and define the scope of work of prospective projects.
--- Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values. -
--- Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM's EarthView program.
--- Perform other duties as requested by management.

--- Strong preference for hospitality and related industry experience.
--- A Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management is required, in addition to professional training in project scheduling and business software applications.
--- Management Training or professional development courses in Management are preferred.
--- Customer service-oriented with strong technical proficiency and able to prioritize decision-making and effective communication to stakeholders.
--- Ability to manage complex and highly confidential information.
--- Excellent social skills, able to operate with diplomacy, tact and empathy.
--- Ability to think proactively and laterally to maximize opportunities to promote the work of the organization.
--- Comfortable with working under tight deadlines and capable of delivering work within a short turnaround time while responding to changing demands.
--- Previous experience managing several direct reports for at least 10 years is highly preferred.
--- Ability to use STR reports, P&L's, and balance sheets to create supportable projections and displacement analysis.
--- Mastery of Excel and project management software is critical.

About Company:
HHM Hotels is an award-winning hotel management and investment company that operates over 200 full-service and select-service hotels with 10,000 associates in markets across the country. -HHM Hotels is a leading manager of different brands and also operates over 30 independent luxury and lifestyle hotels. The highly experienced and stable operating team is known for being nimble, accountable, and passionate in how they drive market-leading results for owners and best-in-class experiences for associates and guests.

Keywords: HHM Hotels, Philadelphia , Vice President Of Capital Projects, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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