Director of Business Development (Construction) – Miami, FL

If being a driving force in the construction of projects that dot the Miami skyline is your ideal job, we want to talk to you!  Do you get excited using your relationship building skills to bring in new business?   If so, read on!   Plaza Construction Group Florida is soaring with new projects and seeking a talented Director of Business Development to fuel our growth.

Our work spans the residential and hospitality sectors, as well as high end retail and interiors, and luxury homes.  Plaza is known for such prestigious projects as the W South Beach hotel, the 67-story Marquis and Canyon Ranch North Tower, to name only a few.  Current projects include the premier beachfront development, 1 Hotel & Homes in South Beach, the luxurious 34 story condominium NINE at Mary Brickell Village, the US’s first all new AC Hotel in Miami Beach, the 42 story Icon Bay and 42 story Millicento.   We are the proud recipient of the Contractor of the Year 2013 Award from the American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter and one of the top 25 GC’s in South Florida.

Why Plaza?

  • Your opinions count – we  listen and are open to your ideas
  • We have a transparent culture where you can feel comfortable
  • We are involved in our community by participating in charitable events to raise money for those in need


Key Accountabilities:

  • Identify potential deals and develop the tactics needed to bring them to fruition
  • Spearhead business development initiatives that are consistent with our overall strategy
  • Represent Plaza at the highest level to clients, peers, and business associations
  • Work with our Project Executives, Estimating and Marketing staff to develop proposals, presentations, scopes of work and estimate fees
  • Maintain and develop contacts in the marketplace and construction industry
  • Maintain an active, high profile presence in professional and community organizations


Traits required for success:

  • An effective communicator who works with and through others to achieve results
  • A persistent  vs. pressuring approach with strong and friendly follow up
  • Teaches and mentors with ability to stimulate and motivate others
  • Ability to juggle several projects at a time without skipping a beat
  • A consensus builder who involves others in the decision making process
  • Works well independently as well as willing to roll up your sleeves to help the team
  • Organized and detailed


Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:


  • 10+ years experience in commercial construction with a proven track record of winning business, including new market sectors
  • Possess established relationships with developers, architects, lenders and other institutions such as universities, government, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of construction industry terminology and procedures
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Bachelors degree