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Area Director of Construction

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Opendoor

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Riverside, CA, US

Description

As a field-based Area Director you’ll lead a team that plays a critical role in the acquisition, assessment, and renovation of Opendoor’s home purchases. You’ll work with our customers, vendors, and various Opendoor teams, including those in our San Francisco office. The Area Director will also support the market National Home Operations team, along with the market General Manager, in establishing a culture that is conducive to Opendoor’s core principles and a superior customer experience.

As the Area Director You Will:

    • Interview, hire and train a team of field-based personnel designed to conduct in-home assessments, interface with customers and vendors, and manage multiple renovation projects that meet Opendoor’s home quality standards.
    • Review and approve initial repair and renovation scopes to ensure adherence to quality and pricing standards. Review and approve repair scope change orders; generate feedback loop to improve overall scoping accuracy.
    • Manage a team of 6-10 field-based estimators and project managers focused on day-to-day, city-based operations to ensure the timely execution of all estimation and renovation activities.
    • Analyze renovation project speed, cost, and quality performance metrics to identify opportunities and implement corrective action where necessary.
    • Determine the scope, pricing & validity of all repair asks; and above all ensure that the team is in alignment with the company’s home quality standards, goals and objectives.
    • Assist in sourcing new vendors as market need increases
    • Support the market GM in all aspects of assessment and renovation process by collaborating with other internal teams to align goals and meet company objectives.

Education and/or Experience

    • 5+ years residential construction/renovation management
    • 3+ of supervisory experience
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Skills/Specialized Knowledge:

    • Management and leadership experience
    • Strong attention to detail and deadlines
    • Strong technical and verbal communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to learn new software programs
    • Quantitative and data-driven; able to draw insights from data, but also to make decisions based on imperfect data
    • Expertise in estimating and managing residential construction and renovations projects
    • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment 
    • A team-first mentality and eagerness to set and meet aggressive goals
More About Us
Want to learn more about us and how we are revolutionizing the home buying and selling process? Learn more about us on our website, check out our profile on The Muse to learn more about our culture from our team members, or read our blog posts to hear about the work we are doing.
 
We Offer the Following Benefits and Perks:
- Full medical, dental, and vision with optional 70% coverage for dependents
- Flexible vacation policy
- Educational budget to invest in your career development and growth
- Fitness/Commuter Benefit stipend
- Generous parental leave
- Paid time off to volunteer
Please note that these benefits and perks are available only to Full Time team members and do not apply to contract roles.
 
Opendoor values Openness
Our team celebrates our diverse backgrounds. We believe that being open about who we are and what we do allows us to be better. Individuals seeking employment at Opendoor are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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