vice president project executive resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

Innovative design / construction business development and marketing executive experienced in corporate operations oversight and quality performance. Solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including budgeting and administration. Construction executive driven to manage costs and establish strategic mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships.

Skill Highlights
  • Developing business focused market research, analysis and strategy
  • Business growth - Sales management
  • Technical proposal writing
  • Client account management
  • Business operations organization
  • Project management
  • Internal / operational controls process re-engineering
  • Leadership/communication skills
Core Accomplishments

Leadership Awards

  • Recipient of Women Who Mean Business Award 2008
  • Recipient of Women of Achievement in Construction Award 2010
  • Recipient of Smart CXO / COO MidAtlantic Region Award 2011

Forrester Construction Company

  • Initiated key partnerships which resulted in 65M of revenue growth for targeted market
  • Improved customer satisfaction ratings by 50% in under 6 months

HESS Construction + Engineering Services

  • Achieved sustainable profitable growth over 4 years - increased revenues 124%
  • Consistently improved corporate retained earnings 50% over four years
  • Identified new services, developed and implemented process for services resulting in improved customer service ratings by 63%
Professional Experience
07/2011 to 01/2013 Vice President / Project Executive Harris Computer Systems | Georgia, AL,

Project Executive - August 2011 - March 2012

VIce President - February 2012 - February 2013

Developed innovative business plans and proposal strategies for vertical market - Identified and acquired high-value new clients in space not previously penetrated.

Created and conducted unique project partnerships, marketing and RFP responses.

Tracked RFP's and bids to further develop new business opportunities Authored technical proposals, trained proposal staff in process and work flow graphics

Presented strategies and use of technology in proposals and presentations, as well as proposal techniques currently used in proposal responses.

Developed project plans, schedules, and monitored project team progress, costs, profits, and resources.

Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve client issues quickly and effectively.

Created new operational / departmental procedures establishing consistency in management of projects.

Participated in corporate strategic planning committees.

09/2001 to 04/2011 Executive Vice President HESS Construction + Engineering Services | City, STATE,

Project Executive 2001 - 2004

Senior Vice President 2005 - 2008

Executive VIce President 2009 - 2011

Working with clients, identified key growth opportunities for business resulting in development of business cases, improving existing services as well as defining and implementing new services.

Designed and executed plan to rename and update branding of organization.

Capitalized on industry changes to maximize company revenue.

Led estimating, sales and marketing in work acquisition

Managed, trained proposal staff in all aspects of proposal process from initiation to implementation. Authored technical portions of proposals.

Developed sales and marketing SOP's to ensure advanced identification of projects, client focus and pre-selling strategies.

Developed business plans, budgets, quarterly and semi-annual business reviews.

Managed day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within business.

Offered feedback to stockholders on effectiveness of corporate strategies, and initiatives.

09/1993 to 09/2001 Director Design and Construction Arlington Public Schools | City, STATE,

Project and Contracts Manager 1993 - 1996

Director Design and Construction 1993 - 2001

Planned and directed all aspects of Arlington Public Schools 150M annual capital program.

Designed long term capital design and construction budgets with supporting estimates for new and renovated buildings. Developed cost estimating program and standards improving accuracy of long term budgets.

Management of 15 direct reports responsible for the day-to-day project management of all projects, management of 62 in-direct reports related to new and renovated buildings.

Reviewed all contracts, change orders, claims resulting in cost savings for County system.

Successfully managed the facility improvement of over two million square feet of new and renovated space, success demonstrated by County bond funds consistently passed at over 86%.

Expected in 2010 to to Advanced MBA | Business Management Harvard University, Cambridge, MA GPA:

Field of study:

Sales and marketing

Leading strategically across all business areas

Creating competitive business position

Managing business portfolios


Virginia Foundation Community College Education

Board of Directors member since 2011

Council of Educational Facility Planners International

Virginia Educational Facility Planners

Board of Directors 2008 - 2011

President - Board of Directors 2010

Society of College and University Planning

Selected Representative Projects

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School Attended

  • Harvard University

Job Titles Held:

  • Vice President / Project Executive
  • Executive Vice President
  • Director Design and Construction


  • Advanced MBA

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