University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join Department of Facilities. The selected candidate accomplishes responsibilities by applying specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts of a professional discipline normally acquired through advanced education or specialized training. Resolves issues and significant matters on behalf of management by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking. Contributes to development and evaluation of goals and objectives. Creates solutions to ensure legal and policy compliance. May supervise, mentor, or coordinate work of others (positions that supervise are responsible for service delivery, quality assurance, and employee performance). May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources. Applies in-depth, senior level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills. Wide latitude in decision making to interpret unclear or inadequate guidelines. Supervisor and employee collaborate to develop goals and objectives. Confers with supervisor only on controversial or far reaching matters. Proactively resolves broad and unique matters requiring sophisticated analysis and interpretation. Acts as resource to others.
UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).
This EXEMPT position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Proactively manage individual capital construction projects of the largest size (>$50M) and/or multiple capital and non-capital construction projects of the highest levels of complexity, including initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Develop architectural and engineering scopes of work, costs, and schedules; review and negotiate fee proposals. Determine the responsibilities and specifications for projects by identifying project phases and processes, studying client requirements, assigning personnel, reviewing contractor bids, and preparing cost estimates. Provide and execute customer centric stakeholder communication plans that include timely and accurate updates regarding project status, costs, risks, and schedule impacts. Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur. Provide visual inspection and quality control by monitoring construction progress. Ensure and track compliance with intended results, codes, regulations, and required standards. Utilize knowledge and interpersonal skills to guide, motivate and direct a project team. Review cost estimates and lead/monitor estimate reconciliation and value engineering to maintain project costs. Maintain and monitor project costs, provide cash flow projections, and review and negotiate all project changes and other financial documentation. Deliver excellent customer service through intentional and strategic actions that build and maintain trust. Coordinate with local jurisdictions and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with all requirements. Effectively utilize project management software (i.e. E-builder) for document tracking, change orders, process approvals and customer communication.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Architecture, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Structural, or Architectural Engineering. Construction Management or Project Management degrees are preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of experience in project management of institutional or commercial building projects. Three (3) years of management of large capital projects or concurrent multiple complex projects Effective 11/1/19: Project Management Institute PMP or CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM) required, or ability to obtain
OTHER: Certification within 12 months of hire. Related experience may be substituted for education. Knowledge of best practices in design and construction processes and multiple project delivery methods including Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk. Computer skills in relevant project management, scheduling and office applications, such as eBuilder, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and BlueBeam. Familiarity with AutoCad and BIM.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience ($105K - $115K)
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at [email protected] Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0204G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Division of Facilities Maintenance
Job Posting: Mar 9, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 167783
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.