Construction Director

Massmutual Financial Group Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 1 week ago

Since 1851, MassMutual's commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We're people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we're stronger.



  • Represent team internal customers for the design, build, & delivery of the space.

  • Work closely with and manage teams of project managers, architects, design consultants, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure decisions are made at the appropriate level and MassMutual's priorities are always the driving factor.

  • Provide management for construction projects (your own and your team), which will include the following:

  • Develop program and/or masterplan along with resource plans, budgets and timelines.

  • Contribute to a management dashboard on health of projects, budget, and staffing.

  • Guide the construction process, including selection of contractors, contract negotiations, approvals of budgets, change orders, procurement and contracting methods, schedule, and subcontractors.

  • Oversee and manage the projects to ensure timely completion, efficient use of resources and successful transfer of space to end users.

  • Manage all qualifying capital expenses, understanding depreciation schedules and cost center management. Hold team accountable for following best practices, tracking spend, and closing out projects.

  • Assist with the opening or closing of leased properties.

  • Establish priorities and create/implement strategies for generation of savings on corporate office construction related items through harnessing economies of scale and direct negotiation with manufacturers.


  • A minimum of 10 years professional experience required - a significant portion of which should demonstrate success leading teams in the delivery of large scale commercial office projects.

  • Read plans, understand codes, manage the schedule and budget.

  • General contractor sourcing and negotiations.

  • Managing construction budget, estimate evaluations and overall cost management.

  • Experience managing the work flow of subcontractors with broad knowledge of other trades.

  • Experience as a leader/manager with 3 years of management responsibilities

  • Work side by side with the leadership team in order to evaluate the viability of the projects, schedules, or ideas.

  • Strong written skills. Must have the ability AND desire to document procedures, protocols, best practices for his/her team and manage to them.

  • Effective resource management, capacity planning, and load balancing skills managing projects and resources.

  • Exceptional communication skills; ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence, advice, and modeled behavior versus micromanagement; excellent interpersonal skills; calm under pressure, able to de-escalate and effectively manage escalations at all levels of the company

  • Influence internal partner teams (ex. Design, Facility Operations, Finance) to create new operational strategies that contribute to our common goal of operational excellence

  • Host regular 1:1's and formal staff evaluations and maintain responsibility for cross team calibrations

  • Mentor employees in areas of planning, documentation, execution, and personal development

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction, Architecture or related field desired

  • Highly competent with personal computers and productivity software, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and SharePoint

  • Must be willing to travel, if required (up to 20% per year)

  • MassMutual Financial Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE 500 Ranking (FORTUNE Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It's more than our company structure it's our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other's diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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