Riverfront Development Corporation Seeks to Hire Full-Time Projects Director

Riverfront Development Corporation Seeks to Hire Full-Time Projects Director





The Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware is currently seeking a Projects Director. This newly created position will plan, direct and coordinate activities within construction project(s) from inception through to conclusion. This includes working closely with internal and external project team members to make decisions and recommendations to affect the quality, profitability, and optimal outcome of the project(s). The Projects Director is responsible for ensuring the goals and objectives of the project(s) are met within the established budget and schedule. This position reports to the Executive Director.



  • Managing multiple construction/development projects
  • Overseeing construction managers/general contractors and subcontractors
  • Assisting in preparation of project budgets
  • Tracking project costs to meet budget
  • Developing and managing a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Providing project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Coordinating with appropriate city and state officials
  • Utilizing industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitoring progress and adjusting as needed
  • Measuring project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Performing other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of construction management experience or degree in related field
  • Experience managing multiple delivery methods – GC, CM, Design-Build
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Proven success managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting documents such as construction plans, safety rules and procedure manuals
  • Ability to read and comprehend contracts
  • Demonstrate extreme accuracy and organization of the entire project scope
  • Demonstrate sound judgment to make recommendations that affect profitability and quality of project
  • Ability to work independently and make significant, effective decisions
  • Strong negotiation skills to resolve project conditions with contractors or design team members
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present information one-on-one and speak in front of groups
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to write routine reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, developing solutions when possible
  • Open to direction and feedback, listens and seeks clarification
  • Display original thinking and creativity and generate suggestions for improving quality of work
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills and ability to remain poised and professional under pressure
  • Team-oriented with the ability to positively interact with internal and external team members


This position includes full benefits (health, dental, pension, vacation time and sick leave). There is no relocation allowance. Salary range is $75,000 – $85,000.


If you meet the above requirements, please submit a cover letter and resume, with salary requirements, to development@riverfrontwilm.com. No phone calls, please.