City of Hope Senior Project Manager (Project Administration) in Duarte, California

Requisition ID : 10852

Job Title: Senior Project Manager (Project Administration)

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

Advises the Director, Facility Development on all issues pertaining to projects of one of the institution's major business units. Leads the Project Delivery Team and its activities. Manages facility construction, remodel and renovation projects. Oversees the simultaneously management of all projects relating to the assigned business unit. Directs the efforts of in-house and contracted project managers.

Essential Funtions:

  • Serves as the Facility Development organization's primary interface with the leadership and customers of one of the three major business units of the organization. Responsible for ensuring that customer input is incorporated (as appropriate) into all project activities and ensures that the customer project team remains situationally aware of the ongoing status of their projects.
  • Assigns projects to subordinate project managers and consultants. Monitors workloads and allocates resources to meet project requirements. Frequently reassesses project execution to ensure projects are carried out according to established plan and budget.
  • Meets regularly to review project activities, consultant performance and management strategies. Assists with solving technical problems as needed. Evaluates performance and makes recommendations regarding Project Management staff.
  • Responsible for all, but may delegate, interface tasks with end user.
  • Develops draft project scope, schedule and budgetary estimate. Presents to end user and other responsible parties for approval.
  • Manages the designs and development of detailed architectural and engineering plans in accordance with organization requirements and in compliance with applicable regulations (such as ADA and OSHPD). Reviews design with end users at key intervals. Obtains approval of design drawings.
  • Monitors activity schedules, changes to schedules, scope change requests, their causes and budget impact. Communicates project status and facilitates communication between all parties involved on project.
  • Evaluates existing facility for ADA , Fire/Life Safety and JCAHO compliance and ensures follow-through and documentation, where applicable. Interacts with representatives of regulatory agencies and presents facility data and documentation as needed.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.

In addition, serves as campus Fire Marshall and EOC participant.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering or related field. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience (two years) working as a senior project manager in a healthcare, architectural, or engineering environment.
  • Project management, required.
  • In-depth knowledge of architectural or engineering design and trades.
  • Current CA driver's license and a good driving record for insurance purposes, required.

Preferred Education and Skills:

  • Knowledge in California healthcare construction and of JCAHO, ADA, and OSHPD standards preferred.
  • Healthcare construction management.
  • AIA or professional engineering licensure, preferred.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.