1+ months

Construction Management Capability Leader

St Louis, MO 63103
Want a meaningful career where you can make a difference? Edward Jones sounds perfect for you.

Collaboration. Autonomy. Opportunity. Words our headquarters associates use when talking about working at Edward Jones. Words that describe what it's like being part of a firm where everyone is aligned toward a singular focus: serving the client. And everyone is working to make the firm better together - as they grow as individuals. If these words resonate with you, we should talk.

Job Overview

Position Schedule: Full-Time

Branch Real Estate ("BRE") Person with primary oversight of all aspects of the Construction Management Service Line.
Provide guidance and set targets for all areas of construction (primarily tenant finish out of office and retail spaces) at our branches throughout North America.

Responsibility Summary:
  • Developing, communicating, and driving the vision, strategy, performance, and results of all aspects of branch construction, primarily leadership of people, with potential direct leadership of associates as we undergo a growth transformation to our department. This includes providing regular leadership guidance to a large team of BRE service provider partners.
  • Working with people in BRE to set division-wide and department goals, as well as overseeing and partnering on major projects both within the department and across the firm.
  • Prepare, summarize, and present reports and analyses.
  • Identify trends and present recommendations to senior leadership within BRE and/or across the firm in order to influence decision making.
  • Ability to research technical topics to figure out, recommend, and implement the appropriate action to be taken.
  • Balance team priorities and remove any obstacles to ensure associates are focused on key activities that meet critical business needs.
  • Proactively work to impact current and future business results and outcomes.
  • Ensure appropriate internal controls are developed, implemented, documented, and followed.
  • Build, maintain, and leverage relationships to gather critical information and influence key outcomes.
  • Help BRE Divisional Department Heads and Team Managers as they establish strategic partnerships with key managers in the field in support of their real estate needs. This involves communication and coordination both within and outside the organization, including at the executive level. Ensure that construction management efforts will allow them to reach their goals.
  • Communicate key concepts to senior management clearly, both in written and oral form, in order to effectively influence critical outcomes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to review, comprehend, and leverage complex financial and/or operational data.
  • Continually evaluate and improve processes and controls related to the department's, division's, and firm's business cycles.
  • Leverage internal and external relationships to ensure teams' deliverables are in compliance with construction and real estate industry best practices and conform to regulatory requirements while staying current with corporate real estate industry trends.
  • Provide leadership, development, and mentoring to people and associates as they manage multiple projects and people concurrently.
  • Cultivate a high-performing, high-energy culture to maximize your own and each associate's or leader's contribution.
  • Manage cross functional teams accountable for implementing BRE and firm wide business priorities and projects.
  • Foster an environment of development for associates and people within your span of influence and hold them accountable to achieve their desired development goals.

At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

Hiring Minimum: $109696
Hiring Maximum: $186781


  • Bachelor's degree required, ideally in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or related fields. Advanced degree or certification preferred.
  • Minimum 15 years of related work experience is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • This person is accountable for the management of a broad area and needs to have a depth of knowledge of methods and practices of all major aspects of Corporate Real Estate Construction Management including a solid working knowledge of related areas such as design, transaction management, project management, lease administration, operations, technology, etc.
  • Ability to develop and establish financial policies and procedures. Solid working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting. Skilled level proficiency at creating scopes, schedules, budgets, and processes related to corporate real estate construction projects.
  • Proven knowledge of corporate real estate designs and ability to work closely and partner with internal and Service Partner Branch Design Leaders and associates
  • Previous managerial/leadership experience.
  • Intermediate / advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project, or other productivity software suites.
  • Knowledge of other software programs and / or specific skills such as project management may be required to fulfill the responsibilities of the role.
  • Membership in corporate/commercial real estate industry organization(s) is preferred, but not required. This person will be expected to stay current in the industry and to bring construction management best practices to the team.
  • Assess contracts with selected existing vendors and negotiate contracts with new vendors. Partner with service provider leadership to review and evaluate performance of account vendors under their supervision.
  • Occasional travel will be required

Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
    • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.
  • 2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
    • Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine, ranking No. 45.
  • 2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
    • For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
    • 2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
      • Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.

About Us

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-03-27 Expires: 2023-05-31

Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America. We attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing.

We have consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE magazine, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. As a privately owned company, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that’s almost like family. And we’re very proud of that.

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