Senior Project Manager, Design And Construction

Chicago, IL, United States

Job Description


: Be a part of a world-class academic health-care system at UChicago Medicine as a Project Manager in the Renovation and construction Department.
The Project ManagerRepresents the Hospital Facilities Planning Design and Construction department while providing Project Management services for the development, design, construction, completion and activation of University of Chicago Medical Center projects.
Essential Job Functions

  • Provide Project Management services for capital construction projects by managing cost, scope, schedule, resources and risk. Candidate will develop and document intended scope, identify associated cost and schedule based on that scope and identify required internal and external resources required to deliver the scope. Candidate will identify risk to project deliver and develop mitigating strategies to avoid or minimize potential negative outcomes. Manage and report variance according to developed plan
  • Candidate will provide on-site supervision of construction phases by chairing owner-architect-contractor progress meetings to ensure the project is completed in a manner consistent with the contract documents and intended scope.
  • Provide oversight to all project delivery activities, include support during planning and activation phases. Manage a matrixed organization for successful project delivery. These include resources internal and external to the department within the Medical Center enterprise.
  • Direct and manage resources external to the enterprise such as contracted designers, builders, skilled trades and other professional service providers or vendors.
  • Continually monitor outside influences such as regulatory agencies, market and technology changes that support or hinder the efficiently accomplishment of department process and procedures.
  • Provide project controls by updating ledger software to monitor invoice and expenses. Manage and updating project schedules within identified software. Develop project charters to for scope identification and documentation. Manage and document project issues and risks. Provide change management by documenting alterations to project plan and maintaining up to date change logs
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, understanding interdependencies and constrained resources. Phase projects accordingly to meet client needs as they affect direct patient care.
  • Perform other duties departmental duties as identified and assigned by senior management.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree (Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management Preferred) A equivalent amount of education/experience in these fields would be considered in lieu of a specific degree in the design or construction industry.
  • A minimum of ten (fifteen preferred) years in the construction industry providing significant project management.
  • Experience in managing scope, schedule, cost, risk and resources in a capital design and construction setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide project management phases of initiation, design, implementation and project closing in a design and construction environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to control project while managing scope, schedule, cost, risk and resources.
  • Knowledge of building codes, City of Chicago codes and regulations and other regulatory compliance in the design and construction industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability for problem solving, critical thinking, independent work, technical and administrative skills, and computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in design, construction, or project management.
  • Experience in healthcare settings strongly desired. Research settings strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in formal project management rigor and discipline strongly preferred (advanced project management classes, PMP, etc)
  • Professional Certification (Architect, Engineering, Construction Management or Project management.


Position Details
  • Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0) ; 8-hour shifts
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department:
  • CBA Code: Non-Union
  • No Visa Sponsorship Available


Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Why Join Us:
We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion. ________ Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.
University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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  • Job Id
    JD3418105
  • Industry
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  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
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  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Chicago, IL, United States
  • Education
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