VP Construction Project Management

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, we believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued at First Republic.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

Administrative Services and Facilities comprises several groups supporting all office operations for First Republic, including Facilities, Mail Room, Reception, and Architectural Design, Construction and Development. Our people serve our colleagues’ in-office needs in multiple regions throughout the United States.


The Vice President, Construction Project Management is responsible for leadership, management and oversight of the construction activities of multiple sites including Preferred Banking Offices and corporate offices throughout the United States. This person is responsible for driving company value by delivering top-notch project performance, bringing our projects in on time, on budget, with the requisite brand, quality and safety specifications. They must be skilled at establishing relationships and working collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic team environment with multiple projects and priorities. The Vice President, Construction Project Management will serve as a hands-on leader who has accountability for projects, but also plays the role of project manager on a portfolio of projects.


What you’ll do as a Vice President, Construction Project Management:

  • Serves as primary point of contact for all new construction and renovations.
  • Responsible for handling multiple projects requiring effective interaction and coordination with other project team members and internal company departments as well as external parties.
  • Develops and manages project scopes, timelines and budgets. 
  • Coordinates and leads on-site surveys of new and remodel projects.
  • Develops preliminary project costs, creates and manages project budgets. Maintains and is accountable for the budget through completion of project.
  • Responsible for each project’s completion according to the company’s standards for quality, time, and cost.
  • Serves as project manager on certain projects, taking responsibility and ownership for management in addition to overall accountability.
  • Conducts regular field inspections on assigned projects, ensuring contractors’ compliance with contract documents and takes necessary corrective action to ensure objectives are achieved.
  • Reviews and approves contractors’ application for payment as authorized in contract and purchase orders.
  • Schedules and approves equipment and fixture setup activities to ensure timely occupancy, including delivery and installation of equipment, utility connections, and receipt of all required occupancy licenses.
  • Recommends and evaluates contractors, engineers and architects, and is responsible for negotiating contract terms.
  • Establishes and maintains excellent relationships with all vendors, including but not limited to landlords / property managers, general contractors, subcontractors, furniture providers, equipment suppliers, and other vendors.
  • Works in a collaborative fashion with internal colleagues across the organization, particularly the Information Services, Physical Security, Architectural Design & Development, and Facilities teams.
  • Negotiates third party contracts; issues and manages Request for Information and Request for Quote processes.
  • Builds, coaches and develops a strong team of construction project managers with exemplary execution and service mindset.
  • Establishes and enforces project management discipline, policies, processes and tools that enable effective execution.
  • Prepares regular reports for management, updating progress on all projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Construction Science, Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • 15 + years’ experience in senior construction or project leadership roles with successively increasing responsibilities and a track record of success.
  • Exceptional skills in project management, scheduling, estimating, negotiations, land planning, budget development, and strategic planning.
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and work collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, conflict management skills and the ability to troubleshoot issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to read and understand construction drawings

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.
  • May be required to lift 25-50 lbs.
  • Must be flexible on work schedule. Working on weekends will be required from time to time.

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Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment, and stability—that’s the First Republic way. Come join us!


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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