03 Sep
Global Director, Design and Construction - Remote
Connecticut, Newbritain , 06050 Newbritain USA

Make Your Mark. Shape Your Future.It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World™. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of 53,000+ professionals in 60 countries who are making their mark on some of the world's most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, IRWIN, LENOX and more.What You'll DoAs a Global Design and Construction Project Lead, you'll be part of our Global Operations team working remotely. You will be responsible for contemporary workplace design, estimating, industrial design, site development and construction of all industrial and commercial construction activity across the company. Stanley Black and Decker currently has approximately 800 locations globally, of which roughly 150 are industrial manufacturing sites, 400 are offices and the remaining are warehouses and services centers. There is a pipeline of supply chain and Future of Work initiatives that yield +$2-300MM of annual construction activity across the portfolio for the foreseeable future.This is a new role within the Global Workplace, Real Estate and FM organization and Reports to the VP Global Workplace, Real Estate and FM. The objective of this role is to build and lead a small team of global design and construction project managers to ensure all projects are being delivered using best practice project delivery methods within the defined scope, budget, and schedule. The outcome of the role is to continuously enhance the REFM project management plan while leading teams to deliver world class results. This role is instrumental to develop and build know how and expertise in the Global Workplace and FM organization and provide technical support in budgeting, project design and execution. The role will also work on the strategic collaboration opportunity creating partnership/s with internal partners and external firms to implement the creative and inspiring workplace environment concept efficiently and effectively. You will work in a complex and challenging environment therefore a high degree of interpersonal, cross cultural, influential and conflict management skills are required.You'll get to:

  • Lead the design and construction project management practice for Global Workplace and FM and provides the processes, structures, and tools for individual projects and multi-stake holder programs globally across the regions.
  • Provide a project governance structure. The role ensures accountability and enables the predictability of the outcomes of each construction project initiative.
  • Define the design and construction project management process, standards, deliverables, and operational cadence necessary to ensure consistent project execution.
  • Assess actual performance against the project plan and adjust consistent with plan objectives.
  • Prioritize programs and projects based on changing business needs, resource capacity, risk exposure and interdependencies.
  • Ensure all stakeholders are informed with accurate information and are informed of progress and risks.
  • Work with the regional real estate teams to ensure the estimating and planning parts of the pre-project approval process are streamlined and efficient.
  • Develop and oversee a team of retained/outsourced program and project managers; assign work and provide direction regarding timeliness and completion of project objectives; address performance issues within prescribed guidelines; provide performance input upon completion of project.
  • Ensure all stake holders are aligned with all project estimates, facilitate triple check process, and approve prior to project financial approve.
  • Ensure complete Integrated Permit assessments are completed for each project prior to financial approval.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders and external service providers to develop and maintain master project schedules; ensures master schedule adherence to mitigate risk and enable effective project delivery.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement through total team engagement with continuous research of leading-edge technology, tool sets and project delivery methodologies.
Who You Are You always strive to do a good jobbut wouldn't it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality - at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. You're not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it. You also have:
  • Bachelor's degree; MBA or Master's degree ideal
  • 10+ yrs. of exceptional project management skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and matrix environment
  • Foresight to anticipate issues and risks and proactively mitigate
  • Credibility and impact that drives commitment and passion
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize based on strategic goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively within and across all organizational levels
  • Exceptional prioritization, planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office proficiency - specifically in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
What You'll ReceiveYou'll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:
  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.
How You'll FeelWe want our company to be a place you'll want to be - and stay. Being part of our team means you'll get to:
  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera® and online university.
  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
What's more, you'll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We're more than the #1 tools and storage company and #2 security solutions provider, with a leading presence in engineered fastening. We're visionaries. Industry 4.0 innovators. As successful as we've been in the past, we have so much further to go. That's where you come in. Join us!#LI-remoteAll qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.


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