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Manager Construction

Fort Lauderdale, FL
June 11, 2018

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Bruno François

**** ********* **** ******

Plantation, Florida 33322

Telephone 954-***-****


• Proven skills in Construction Management and developmental strategies

• Demonstrated success in leadership and communications, motivating and developing teams

• Ability to manage multiple assignments within projected deadlines and budget

• International experience developed through professional assignments in Africa, France, Saudi Arabia, the Caribbean and Venezuela

• Trilingual English, Spanish, French

• Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point


Morrison Healthcare 08/2016 – 02/2018

Sr. Strategic Project Manager

Remodeling and upgrading Hospital kitchens and serveries nationwide Interact with Clients, Operations, Architects, Engineers, General Contractors and Suppliers Managing projects from inception to completion (including construction documents, Permitting, Bidding and overseeing Construction)

JLL – Project & Development Services (PDS) – Contract Assignments 02/2015 – 07/2016 Project Manager

Building wellness centers in South Florida for Harken Health Remodels in South Florida for Wendy’s International IGC 09/2013 – 02/2014

Senior Construction Manager

In charge of the mid-atlantic region for the fifth largest builder of individual houses in France Managed four Project Managers

Oversaw customer satisfaction from groundbreak through turn-over to the homeowners Evaluated potential subcontractors for future hiring Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc. 10/2009 – 01/2013

Construction Manager

Managed the construction process of all corporate bakeries Provided corporate support for the construction of franchise bakeries Oversaw outside consultants (architects, engineers, surveyors) Worked with national suppliers of kitchen equipment, signs, lighting, furniture, finishes Conducted bidding process; negotiated construction contracts, hired G.C. Cedarwood Development, Inc. 10/2006 – 01/2009

Development Director

In charge of development of CVS pharmacies throughout South Florida Developed preliminary budgets for Real Estate packages submitted to CVS for approval Direct contact with landlords, owner’s representatives and lawyers to manage the project Oversaw architects’ and engineers’ work for compliance to corporate standards and local code requirements through the design, permitting and construction phase Managed the bidding process and awarded the construction contract Supervised the construction and turn-over of the stores to CVS Operations Acted on behalf of CVS for all planning, zoning and other developmental tasks Bruno Francois

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Pollo Tropical 1998-2006

Director of Construction, Miami, FL

Directly responsible for the construction of all restaurants throughout Florida Successfully developed the first expansion restaurant in New Jersey Managed architects, engineers, consultants, contractors and suppliers throughout the design, development and construction of all company stores Developed budgets, feasibility studies and development agreements for potential properties Lowered equipment costs by 15% by working with national manufacturers and suppliers Worked closely with Operations and Risk Management to improve in-store efficiency, resulting in 25% increase in dry storage space, 20% increase in refrigerated space Provided technical support and developmental guidelines to the franchise community Wendy's International, Inc. 1995-1998

Field Construction Manager, Pompano Beach, FL

Led the developmental growth of the Corporation in the Southeast region of Florida Identified and hired architects, engineers and contractors Managed the construction of new restaurants

Handled the remodel of existing units, keeping the restaurant fully operating Integrated the input of the Maintenance Department in the construction and remodel process to identify and address the needs of the Operations department McDonald's Corporation, Latin America Division

International Assistant Construction Manager, Caracas, Venezuela 1993-1994 Established the construction department of the new regional office for Venezuela McDonald's Corporation, Latin America Division 1990-1993 International Project Manager, Boca Raton, Florida Managed the construction of restaurants throughout the Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe, the Bahamas and Puerto Rico)

Custom Caulking and Waterproofing 1989-1990

Engineering Consultant and Sales Representative, Pompano Beach, FL Assistant to the vice-president

ImmoGironde Construction 1987-1989

Site Manager for a thirty-unit housing project, Bordeaux, France Fully responsible for the organization and the completion of the venture Project Manager for custom family homes, Bordeaux, France In charge of the construction of single-family homes Dumez Worldwide 1988

Site Manager for the extension of the National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia On-site supervision and coordination for the extension of the hospital Bati-Congo

Superintendent, Pointe-Noire, Congo 1983-1986


Bachelor of Science - Construction Management Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics, Paris, France 1983 PERSONAL

Recreational soccer coach – Tennis player

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