• Project Manager - Real Estate

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/11/2018 11:19 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Project Manager is instrumental in management of the design and construction of projects as assigned by the Director of Facility Services., Performs a variety of design and construction management tasks requiring application of specific industry related techniques and knowledge. This position assists the Director, and acts as a liaison and coordinator between the Medical Center management and staff, and outside contractors, architects, engineers, and other specialty consultants for design review and construction of projects as assigned.


    1. Manages all pre-construction related activities of Medical Center projects developed by outside consultants, and on internally developed projects, all as assigned by the Director.
    2. Oversees services of outside planning and design consultants who produce design and working drawings for projects, specifically to insure their compliance with Medical Center standards, the Project Program Statement, and user requirements.
    3. Provides technical review of design by consultants during all phases of design to ensure conformance with Medical Center, City, State and all other regulatory agency requirements.
    4. Solicits, evaluates and summarizes proposals, and recommends appropriate contractors, consultants, vendors and manufacturers for specific task or project services.
    5. Participates in the planning and programming process on projects as assigned by the Director.
    6. Develops budgets and detailed estimates internally, or by utilizing outside consultants for projects as assigned by the Director.
    7. Develops schedules of all phases of design, construction, and certification steps and phases internally, or by utilizing outside consultants for projects as assigned by the Director.

      Administers the process for obtaining all internal, state, and local Project Reporting Reviews, permits and inspections required by and relating to OSHA, ADA, JCAHO, EOC, ILSM, IDPH and City of Chicago agencies and regulatory requirements. Maintains all documentation regarding these requirements, and assures that all requirements are addressed and met in a timely manner.

    8. Coordinates all internal and external operations functions, ie: facility services engineering, tele-data (IS), environmental, security, infection control, and other appropriate support services as required for each project.
    9. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
    10. Administers the construction phase of projects by initiating and expediting all contracts

    11.  purchase orders, overseeing all related activities of the architect, engineers, consultants, contractors, vendors, and users, and monitoring the budget and schedule to ensure meeting the Project goals.

    12. Maintain and report in a timely manner to the Director, utilizing the Project Management System on

       all project activities, schedules, budgets and other items and activities as requested by the Director.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering or through a minimum of 5 years of experience in project management. Also required is the knowledge of design and construction procedures in a healthcare setting through a minimum of 5 years of total experience including at least 2 years in healthcare.
    2. It is also desirable for the candidate to have membership in appropriate professional associations, and to have maintained a continuing education process with emphasis on healthcare related topics. Qualifications also include demonstrated proficiency in building design, construction, cost estimating, and project scheduling; project management; computer skills including Excel spreadsheets and Auto Cad; and excellent written and oral communication skills.
    3. The primary departmental contacts of this position includes the Director of Design and Construction for Facility Services. In addition, the candidate maintains routine contact with all levels of staff for the purpose of information gathering and sharing, coordination, and assistance with accomplishing assigned tasks. Although the candidate does not maintain standing membership on Hospital committees, s(he) does attend meetings of these committees which the Director may deem necessary, and must exhibit good communication and facilitation skills in the performance of these duties.


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