Director of Project Development at The Haskell Company in Jacksonville, Florida

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:


Haskell is hiring an experienced Project Director to assist in Haskell's continued growth within the Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing Division. As a Project Director, you will be responsible for the job profit and client satisfaction throughout the project as well as after completion, and is accountable for all aspects of project performance, including business development, design, construction, financial, schedule, quality, contractual and administrative. You will also be responsible for maintaining balance and equity between design and construction.

Job Responsibilities

1. Sales

  • Assembles and leads proposal response team and develops proposal strategy and budget. Manages and coordinates response efforts for RFQ, RFP and preparation of proposals.

  • Writes/reviews/edits proposal content.

  • Reviews/edits design, scope, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and schedules.

  • Establishes price and fees.

  • Leads presentation of proposal and prospect follow-up.

  • Negotiates contract terms with client.

2. Delivery

  • Directs preparation of conceptual estimate and periodic revisions thereto.

  • Develops procurement and delivery strategy and schedules. Authorizes advance procurement of long-lead items where advantageous, securing client authorization as necessary.

  • Leads design kick-off meeting. Directs overall project design and permitting activities, working through A/E Project Principal. Assures that conceptual estimate is used as a basis for project design. Leads client design review meetings. Reviews drawings and specifications prior to each issuance.

  • Establishes broad, overall strategy for construction. Approves construction project management organization and assignment of key individuals. Orients Construction Project Manager, when assigned, to project objectives, strategies and client relationship.

  • Directs preparation of, and approves all schedules including design schedule, master project schedule, and construction progress schedule, and periodic schedule revisions. Makes key decisions affecting schedule, consulting with client as appropriate.

  • Directs preparation of and approves detailed cost estimate. Assists in the resolution of discrepancies or conflicts between conceptual and detailed estimates.

  • Participates in the construction kick-off meeting.

  • Review project status, budget and schedule with Construction Project Manager on a regular basis. Participates in client changes and negotiations as needed. Approves initial billing Schedule of Values. Reviews Summary Cost Reports.

  • Visits the project site periodically. Solicits client feedback.

3. Post Delivery

  • Leads team feedback and lessons learned sessions.

  • Develops post-completion client follow-up strategy, including major warranty/rectification items and pursuit of repeat business opportunities.


  • Education/background/experience in construction, architecture, engineering, business development.

  • Minimum ten years of experience

  • A degree is required and licensure in architecture or engineering preferred.

  • Experience on hangars and assembly & manufacturing (aviation & aerospace) facilities

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications Etc.

  • Leadership, business, management, organization, interpersonal relationships, sales/presentation, writing, communication, negotiation, estimating/pricing and scheduling.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)