Division President - Goodall Homes in Knoxville, TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Division President is tasked with providing strong leadership for the division by working with the Executive Support Team to establish short and long-term goals, plans, and strategies. They are responsible for presiding over the entire Division workforce and they will manage budgets and make sure resources are allocated properly. The Division President will make sure departments meet their individual goals and are responsible for overall accountability to the company objectives and the general public. They will promote and live out the company core values and will act as the public face of the Division. In addition, the person in the role of Division President must have an entrepreneurial mindset and adapt quickly to changes in the marketplace.


  • Promote and cultivate the company culture as defined by the company purpose, core values, vision, and mission.
  • Manage and direct the Division toward its primary objectives, based on profit and core values.
  • Confer with Support Team to plan business objectives, to develop policies & processes, and to coordinate functions and operations.
  • Review reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
  • Dispense advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to carry out major plans, standards and procedures, consistent with established policies and core values.
  • Direct and coordinate the operations of the Division to maximize returns on investments and to increase productivity.
  • Review operating results of the Division, compare them to established objectives, and take steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
  • Establish and maintain an effective system of communications throughout the Division.
  • Evaluate performance of managers to maximize contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Ability to attract, develop and retain top talent.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire people to action through their influence.
  • Develop and maintain succession plans.

% of Time:

  1. Strategic Planning 10
  2. Execute Division Plans 40
  3. Succession Planning 10
  4. Customer Relationships 10
  5. Employee Relationships 25
  6. New Product Development 5
  • Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise team members. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and advising managers; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining management personnel; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The

requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; eight to ten years related management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations to company management and public groups.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Read and interpret income statements, balance sheets, and spreadsheets.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions after separating relevant from irrelevant information and evaluating alternatives. Ability to “think on one’s feet.”
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Certificates, Driver’s License, Registrations: Driver’s License
  • Other Qualifications: Must be able to travel locally 35% of the time. Regionally, 10% of the time.
  • Key Working Relationships and Communications: Indicate those positions or departments, within the company (but outside your immediate work area) or those individuals, agencies, vendors, etc., outside the company with which you have a regular working relationship. Note the frequency (daily, weekly, etc.) of contact and indicate the nature or purpose of the contact.

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