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Director of Project Management & Construction Services – Hospitality


Posted January 9, 2023

Hilton Grand Vacations Millenia
Orlando, FL
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Job Description

We offer day 1 benefits to our full-time Team Members that include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan, Paid Time Off (PTO) program and exciting travel benefits!

The Director of Project Management and Construction Services is a project management leader with expertise to improve value derived from capital expenditures, renovations and procurement projects for vacation ownership resorts across the United States and to support the objective that projects are completed on time and on budget!

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall leadership on renovation projects and purchasing/procurement activities within assigned regions with ultimate responsibility for budget, schedule, quality and design.

  • For certain projects, assist with or lead efforts related to feasibility studies, valuation, entitlements, due diligence, cost estimating, risk analysis, and schedule analysis.

  • Assemble and/or lead required teams of designers, consultants and contractors. Bid out work. Discuss contracts with each team member.

  • Assigns and reviews the work of engineers, architects, consultants, contractors, and technical support staff; reviews and approves designs, plans, specifications, contracts and documents for project feasibility, adherence to departmental requirements and standards, and compliance with federal, state and local regulations and mandates

  • Assigns and guides the design and construction activities of a multi-disciplined staff that may change from project to project. Provide appropriate level of on-site leadership and direction to ensure the performance of each project team.

  • For assigned projects, manage the design process from concept to construction documents

  • Present designs to stakeholders for approval

  • Maintain records for projects, purchases, accounting and financial forecasts. Provide monthly status reports for assigned activities.

  • Complete, negotiate and/or Approve purchase orders, invoices, project contracts and change orders within stated limits.

  • Assist Resort Operations, and FP&A teams with preparation, review and presentation of the annual capital expenditure plan for assigned resorts

  • Partner with GM’s and DOE’s at hotels undergoing renovation to ensure a coordinated team effort.

  • Manage project managers or other direct reports

  • Handles the pre-programming and programming of design and construction projects

  • Leads Team Members and external partners (as applicable) for flawless execution of projects

  • Manages through any cross-functional team discord while promoting teamwork and HGV values

  • Defines project goals and scope through collaboration with leadership on the business objectives for the project

  • Develops appropriate strategies to achieve objectives that take financial, human resources, and company needs into consideration

  • Develops and carries out a communication strategy to effectively and efficiently connect with Management and project stakeholders on project goals and status

  • Identifies all internal and external resources, financial and/or human resources, vital to achieve the project goals and work with leadership to secure these resources

  • Continually evaluates project resources to ensure they are aligned with project goals.

  • Ensures critical benchmarks are achieved and established timelines are adhered to in order to deliver projects timely, within scope, and within budget.

  • Ensures appropriate resource availability and allocation through the entirety of the project. In case of resource deficiencies, troubleshoots and implements solutions to keep the project on track

  • Develops project plan to supervise progress and prepares action plans as needed

  • Maintains an ongoing current status report on all projects and raise to leadership as needed

  • Other responsibilities as business and department needs arise.

Our dedication to excellence is recognized and celebrated by some outstanding accolades, including being named to Newsweek's Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® list consecutively in 2021 and 2022, awarded two sought-after Stevie® Awards in The 20th Annual American Business Awards® including a Gold Stevie for Company of the Year – Hospitality and Leisure and a Silver Stevie Award for Achievement in Growth, being named a top company in Travel & Hospitality by LinkedIn on its 2022 Top Companies Industry Edition list, ranking first in the hotel and travel industry on Dave Thomas Foundation’s “Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” list and becoming a Great Place to Work® certified company in 2022.


Hilton Grand Vacations is a leader in the vacation ownership industry, operating with an unwavering dedication to innovation, quality, and continued growth. At the core of our company’s success are our Team Members. To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • 7+ years of related experience

  • 5+ years project management experience, hotel room renovation experience a plus

  • 4+ Years of management or supervisory experience

  • Previous experience with timeshare or hotel operations and/or hospitality management

  • Previous experience managing projects specific to construction and design components

  • BA/BS/Bachelor's Degree

  • Ability to travel 25% – 50% of the time

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Proficient in time management; the ability to coordinate and lead multiple priorities

  • Strong analytical and problem solving

  • Performs well with frequent disruptions or distractions

Why do Team Members Like Working for us?

  • Excellent health care options (medical, dental, and vision that encourage preventative care – that start on day 1!).

  • Outstanding Paid Time Off (PTO) that allows for adventure, rest, relaxation or recuperation.

  • All new Team Members are automatically enrolled in the HGV Retirement Savings Plan.

  • Our Go Hilton Team Member Travel Program offers accommodations at deeply discounted rates and 50% off at participating hotel-operated restaurants. Pass the savings on since HGV allows you to share additional discounted room nights.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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About this Employer

Hilton Grand Vacations Millenia

5323 Millenia Lakes Boulevard, Suite 400
Orlando, FL 32839

(407) 722-3100

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At A Glance

Hilton Grand Vacations Company, LLC, is a division of Hilton Worldwide, recognized as a leading global hospitality company. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations. The company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and The Hilton Club®, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services for more than 250,000 Club Members.

Hilton Grand Vacations provides comprehensive management services to all Club resorts, including the operation of owner rental programs, resort recreational programs and retail outlets. Additionally the company operates one of the industry’s most successful resale programs for its managed resort properties.