Chief Operations Officer

Madison, WI | Full-Time

About Us:

Prodigal Building Systems is a well-established construction company renowned for its
excellence in residential and commercial construction projects. With a strong commitment to
quality craftsmanship, innovation, and client satisfaction, we consistently deliver outstanding

Job Overview:

As the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Prodigal, you will be a key member of the executive
leadership team, responsible for overseeing and optimizing the company’s operations. You will
play a pivotal role in driving growth, operational efficiency, and overall success.

Key Responsibilities:

● Operational Strategy: Develop and implement operational strategies, plans, and
initiatives that align with the company's overall goals and objectives.
● Team Leadership: Provide leadership and direction to the operations team, including
superintendents, project managers, construction coordinators, and other department
heads. Foster a culture of collaboration, excellence, and innovation.
● Project Management: Oversee project execution, including project planning,
scheduling, budgeting, quality control, and risk management. Ensure projects are
completed safely, on time, and within budget.
● Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement, efficiency gains,
and cost reduction. Implement best practices and streamline operational workflows.
● Financial Management: Collaborate with the finance team to manage and optimize
financial performance, including budgeting, cost control, and financial forecasting.
Ensure profitability and financial sustainability.
● Client Relations: Cultivate strong client relationships and ensure exceptional client
satisfaction. Address client concerns and collaborate on strategic initiatives.
● Quality Assurance: Maintain and enforce quality standards and ensure that all
construction work meets the company's high-quality standards and client expectations.
● Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
Ensure compliance with safety, legal, and regulatory requirements.
● Vendor and Supplier Management: Manage relationships with vendors, suppliers, and
subcontractors. Negotiate contracts and terms to support project needs.
● Technology Integration: Evaluate and implement technology solutions that enhance
operational efficiency, project management, and data analytics.

● Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development of the company's long-term strategic
plans and objectives. Provide input on growth initiatives and expansion opportunities.


● Proven experience as a COO or a similar executive leadership role in the construction
● Bachelor's degree in construction management, business administration, or a related
field. MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.
● Strong knowledge of construction operations, project management, and industry best
● Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with a track record of successfully
leading large teams to success.
● Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make informed decisions independently.
● Financial acumen and budget management experience.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● Commitment to workplace safety and knowledge of safety regulations.


● Competitive salary with potential for bonuses
● Opportunities for career advancement within the company
● Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance
● Ongoing training and professional development
● A positive and collaborative work environment

If you're an experienced Chief Operations Officer with a passion for optimizing construction
operations, driving growth, and leading teams to excellence, we invite you to consider joining
Prodigal Building Systems.

Prodigal Building Systems is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its
workforce. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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