As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Primary Function: Responsible for superior design and construction project management of minor and major renovations, and new construction projects across the Nemours enterprise in the Delaware Valley. Manage the timely delivery, quality & safety, cost and Associate engagement of construction projects. Work collaboratively with planning and interior design staff in Nemours Corporate Facilities Department. This position is the key leader in working with stakeholders to define program, establish and achieve project budgets that foster good stewardship of Nemours resources, establish and achieve project timelines that meet organizational objectives. Manage projects through occupancy & punch list completion.
Manage multiple projects from concept to turnover and occupancy in support of new construction and renovation needs, aligned with Nemours True North goals; projects range from under $20k to $100 Million +.
Work with Director & Administration to determine most appropriate project delivery method; assemble design consultant teams tailored to specific project needs, following Nemours competitive solicitation process; lead construction manager RFP or contractor bidding exercises accordingly;
Establish conceptual level Total Project Budget and Master Project Schedule utilizing e-Builder project management software; update and submit budget and schedule at each project milestone for Administration approval; Track, monitor, and achieve established project budgets and schedules; provide critical review of change orders to cost and time to minimize variation from budget and master schedule
Review progress and final project drawings and specifications to ensure quality of delivery and compliance with code requirements and contract documents; Lead design review process with all stakeholders, relying on knowledge of regulatory agency codes, standards and general requirements for healthcare construction;
Coordinate project activities with hospital associates to minimize impacts to families and patients; participate in daily huddles with department, contractors and ends users to communicate and coordinate activities.
Present projects at PCRA/ICRA Committee for review. Maintain strict facility ICRA requirements with contractors, in coordination with, Nemours facilities, safety and infection control departments.
Manage the successful completion, turnover, and closeout of construction and renovation projects and compliance with applicable codes and facility standards; actively manage project contractors, subcontractors and vendors, for adherence to Nemours quality, delivery, cost and safety expectations.
Confirm and communicate project goals and countermeasures for potential barriers or risks to all project stakeholders throughout the project.
Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time by Director.
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field required; significant healthcare construction project management experience may be considered in place of a Bachelor’s degree
Professional Engineering (PE) or Architect registration preferred, but not required.
Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Owner’s representative project management at a healthcare facility or similar facility desired. Management of groups of trades and crafts persons, contract and budget administration, a plus.
Proven verbal and written communication skills and success in dealing with high-level administration.
Knowledge of various codes, procedures, etc., that apply to hospitals such as NFPA 99, FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, NFPA 101, etc.
Familiarity with design and construction contracting methods and AIA standard agreements.
Basic capabilities of Microsoft Office programs required; experience with e-Builder project management software, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software preferred;
Ability to effectively and professionally represent the department in a positive manner. Skilled in working in and creating a team atmosphere.
Normal work schedule for the Project Manager is Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm, however the position may be called upon to work various shifts and days, as assigned or required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.