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RYAN COMPANIES US INC Project Executive - Mission Critical in DES MOINES, Iowa

Job Description:

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Project Executive to join our National Mission Critical team!

Do you bring at least 15+ years of successful project management experience in a design-build environment? Do you enjoy working in a fast, fun, inclusive and collaborative work space? Do you want the next chapter of your career to be with an industry leader in commercial real estate who brings a fully integrated and creative design-build approach? If this describes you, we encourage you to apply today.

Some things you can expect to do:

  • Develop and build relationships with potential clients and current customers.
  • Make effective and convincing formal sales presentations to prospective clients.
  • Negotiate business and legal provisions of construction contracts.
  • Responsibly delegate work to others while prioritizing and balancing big picture and immediate responsibilities.
  • Display leadership skills and assure your team is carrying out work promptly and effectively.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of the Ryan business model and promote innovation within Ryan.
  • Collaborate with other leads to balance workload between sectors and divisions.
  • Resolve conflicts with win-win solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • To be successful in this role, you must have a bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering/Management and at least 15+ years of proven experience in the commercial construction industry (industrial, healthcare, retail, office, senior living and multi-family experience preferred).
  • You will also have a proven track record managing Project Management teams successfully
  • Willing to travel for projects.

You will really stand out if you:

  • Understand local construction markets and have advanced knowledge of construction means and methods, building types, estimating, scheduling, cost control and material pricing.
  • Lead by example, display honesty, integrity, and good judgment while maintaining high standards.
  • Are a team player who values and maintains relationships at all levels.
  • Display good judgement and reasoning while reaching effective decisions.


  • Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Certain positions and locations require Covid-19 vaccination, subject to reasonable accommodations for valid medical or sincerely held religious reasons.


The salary range is $146,000 - $182,000. The salary base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission and/or an incentive program.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Retirement and Savings Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Parenting Benefits
  • Long-term Disability
  • Ryan Foundation - charitable matching funds
  • Paid Time for Volunteer Events

Ryan Companies

is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Ryan Companies US, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. For information about your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity,