Nemours is seeking a Design and Construction Project Manager to join our Nemours Children's Health team in Wilmington, DE.
Responsible for superior design and construction project management of minor and major renovations and new construction projects across the Nemours enterprise in Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania, and southern New Jersey. Manage the timely delivery, quality & safety, cost and client department satisfaction of design and 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 establish and achieve project budgets that foster good stewardship of Nemours' resources, establish and achieve project timelines that meet organizational objectives, and ensure quality and safety of project delivery. The Project Manager is responsible to manage and report on projects from design 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' Strategic goals; projects range from under $20k to $50 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; host daily or weekly meetings with department, contractors and end 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 Prevention 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; coordinate completion of all inspection and certification requirements;
Confirm and communicate project goals and potential barriers or risks and recommended countermeasures to all project stakeholders and Administration 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. On-call for project emergencies 24/7.
At Nemours Children's Health, we are deeply committed to enhancing children's health. As a non-profit health organization, we embrace the responsibility of safeguarding the well-being of every child.
Through our family-centered care, operating in renowned hospitals and clinics across Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida, we make a significant impact. But our mission extends far beyond our physical locations.
Through groundbreaking research, innovative education, and powerful advocacy efforts, we strive to create a brighter, healthier tomorrow for all children. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive — even those who may never step foot inside our doors.
Our journey began over 70 years ago, inspired by Alfred I. duPont's vision to improve children's lives and to go above and beyond in preventing and treating even the most challenging childhood conditions.
Today, we care for over 250,000 children annually in the Delaware Valley and Florida, including families from across the nation and around the globe. Our associates are key to creating an environment that values diversity, where there are no limits to innovation and collaboration in the... interest of children and families.
Experience the Nemours Children’s difference as we work tirelessly to empower families and create the healthiest generations of children.
Mission: To provide leadership, institutions, and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with one high standard of quality and distinction, regardless of the recipient's financial status.