• VP Construction

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Functional Area
    Venue Management
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The Vice President Construction will be responsible for overseeing New York & Chicago market projects. This position will report into the VP Capital Projects & Infrastructure.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary


    • Meet with senior executives and all appropriate MSG stakeholders to support the development of construction projects.
    • Lead project sponsor for new and existing build-outs within MSG (New York & Chicago markets).
    • Perform due diligence and feasibility studies for proposed projects as the general contractor.
    • Generate project capital budgets and proformas
    • Responsible for project scope, cost, schedule, quality controls and oversight for assigned projects.
    • Review and preset capital budget estimates and recommendations with stakeholders and key executives.
    • Manage project team which may be inclusive of third party consultants, project managers, and general contractors
    • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of electrical systems, low voltage systems, IT infrastructure, DAS systems, AV systems and Broadcast infrastructure.
    • Support, as required, the transition of each approved construction initiative from planning to operational phases
    • Foster and enhance owner, architect, subcontractor and vendor relations.
    • Demonstrated ability to cost out construction project from inception to completion of work scope.
    • Oversee bid solicitation process for all contractors, vendors and suppliers
    • Overall accountability for project budgets and timelines.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of design solutions, product procurement and delivery logistics.
    • Ability to create a bid package, propose deliverables and facilitate client presentations.
    • Responsible for the planning stages, project safety aspects (OSHA) and equipment operational challenges.
    • Achieve company objectives in areas of cost, scheduling and quality
    • Provide direction, supervision, motivation and coaching to all construction project employees
    • Standardize and refine construction contract documents, bid forms, and completion standards.
    • Ensure that the applicable projects receive Certificate of Occupancy, and obtain entitlements, permits as necessary.
    • Conduct periodic site visits to evaluate contractor performance and quality
    • Manage compliance with legal, regulatory and environmental requirements




    • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in electrical and construction management with a proven track record of managing major construction projects (General Contractor)
    • Demonstrated knowledge in Architecture, or Engineering is strongly preferred.
    • Four-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. MBA Preferred.
    • Working knowledge of union Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA)
    • Ability to lead cross functional teams in a fast paced environment
    • Extensive knowledge of principles, policies and practices relating to construction projects with a solid track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
    • Experience in retaining third party consultants for environmental, building systems, structural inspections and surveys.
    • Familiar with state and city building codes
    • Strong working knowledge of contracts, contract negotiations, scheduling, receivables and general overhead accounting principles.
    • Excellent verbal & written communication, organizational and time management skills required
    • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
    • PC skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Proven record of managing project budgets, third party consultants and schedules
    • Possess exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical, problem solving and follow-up skills necessary
    • Must have the ability to work independently when necessary, and use sound business judgment
    • Ability to present an uplifting personality while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and business ethics
    • Demonstrates integrity, tact, diplomacy and a commitment to company values
    • Problem solving, reasoning, motivational and organizational abilities are used often
    • Strong interpersonal/customer service skills
    • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while managing multiple tasks.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
    • Must be willing to travel to other locations as needed.


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


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