25 Apr

Project Manager Openings Jobs Vacancy in University Washington Medical Center Seattle

Position
Project Manager Openings
Company
University Washington Medical Center
Location
Seattle WA
Opening
25 Apr, 2018 29 days ago

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PROJECT MANAGER [2 openings]


Req #:
155536

Department:
CPD (Capital Planning & Development)

Job Location:
Seattle Campus

Posting Date:
04/24/2018

Closing Info:
Open Until Filled

Salary:

Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Shift:
First Shift

Notes:
This recruitment may be used to fill 2 openings.



As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for four consecutive years.

Capital Planning and Development places a high premium on planning. Well-planned projects ensure clear expectations, roles and responsibilities are clearly identified, business cases are well defined and business and project governance is defined. The foundation of our planning comes from the One Capital Plan and the Campus Master Plan. Project Managers may be responsible for one or more major projects, multiple special projects or real estate projects that may include ground lease terms. Major projects are typically construction of new buildings or major renovations of an existing building. Special projects are typically renovations of portions of an existing building or utility system. Real estate projects are typically new buildings or interior fit-out that include lease agreement negotiations; they may occur in buildings owned by other entities on their property or on property ground leased to them by the University. Occasionally major projects may be delivered by a private developer pursuant to a ground lease of University-owned property for occupancy by the University and/or third parties.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Project Manager to serve as the University’s representative to lead the planning, design, procurement, construction, and acceptance of capital or real estate projects within the limits of delegated authority and the approved project budget. Project Managers are responsible for one or more major projects, multiple special projects or real estate projects. Major projects are typically construction of new buildings or major renovations of an existing building. Special projects are typically renovations of portions of an existing building or utility system. Real estate projects are typically new buildings or interior fit-outs that include lease agreement negotiations; they may occur in buildings owned by other entities on their property or on property ground leased to them by the University.

Responsibilities:

Working with user groups and appropriate University units, develop project goals, scope, budget and schedule to support the program. Describe this in the Project Work Plan and obtain approval for execution. Manage the project according to achieve project goals within the approved budget and schedule parameters. Obtain approval for changes to budget and schedule where required.
Procure and manage the work of the project team.

Working in partnership with the University construction manager, manage construction services within delegated authority.

For Real Estate projects, ensure the project is being tracked, governed, and reported on consistent with University goals and requirements.
Represent the institution to Federal, State and local funding, planning and regulatory agencies.

Manages multiple projects at various phases and in various locations, from project identification through design, approvals, permit issuance, construction, commissioning and overall project close out.

Participates in and supports the space/asset management effort and functions to manage UW physical assets to produce highest return considering the Campus Master Plan, Land Use Plan, and Strategic Plan.

Participates with other CPD units in formation of given projects, including establishment of goals, budget, schedule, funding plan, and benchmarking.

Develops project program in consultation with client users groups and/or other staff; incorporates program modifications into project; inform clients of impact of project program changes; Coordinates review of project program with institutional administrative units and committees;

Conducts consultant selection process; estimates fees, evaluate proposals, recommends consultant selection, negotiates and prepares contract agreements.

Directs the work of consultants to provide project design in conformance with project program, budget and schedule. Coordinates the review of work of project consultants to maintain compliance with project program, budget, schedule requirements, codes and institutional standards for quality of construction;

Working in partnership with the University construction manager, reviews project during construction, review of changes to ensure programmatic, budgetary and schedule conformance; recommends final project acceptance, and participates in resolution of contract disputes.

Develops project hazard analysis. Develops plan and obtains approval for program to address hazards. Works with the University construction manager to establish safety requirements with each project.

Coordinates review and approves change orders; approves invoices, reviews projects for compliance with contract commitments, prepares project status and budget reports; prepares documents for review by institutional governing boards;

Mediates disputes or disagreements between clients, contractors, consultants or other persons involved in projects;

Responsible for ensuring that project data and reports are updated as required in various CPD and UW reporting databases

Keeps appropriate governmental and interest groups fully informed; organizes and participates in presentations to institutional governing boards and committees;

Manages the procurement of associated materials and services required for the occupancy of the completed project, including furniture, signage, telecommunications and moving services, where required.

Performs related duties as required.

Core Competencies:

CPD has adopted a set of core competencies that are central to the fulfillment of our mission: assessment and analysis, problem solving, flexibility, teamwork and collaboration, managing oneself, communication, organizational awareness, and personal character. For this position, key examples of core competency behaviors include:

  • Creating and maintaining productive working relationships with customers and CPD team
  • Exhibiting attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks and deliverables
  • Managing and prioritizing workload independently
  • Expressing ideas clearly and concisely in verbal and written form
  • Working under pressure to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Understanding and complying with relevant internal and external procedures and regulations (UW, City, State and Federal)

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or Real Estate and eight years related work experience.
  • Familiarity with architectural drawings, furniture, and space planning concepts.
  • Ability to work independently. Possess excellent work ethic and strong organizational skills. Shows initiative and ability to obtain appropriate results with minimum direction.
  • Demonstrates ability to set priorities and deal effectively with interruptions and constantly changing priorities. Possess ability to handle stressful situations effectively.
  • Skilled in communications and able to work with people in a tactful and diplomatic manner, using good judgment and exercising discretion and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform successfully as part of a team and to help cultivate a high-performing and collaborative team culture.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Desired:

  • Experience working in a high-volume environment
  • Certification as a registered engineer or architect in the State of Washington
  • Experience with major/minor renovations, tenant improvement and ground-up construction projects a plus
  • Experience with asset management/property management
  • Higher education, public works or developer experience


As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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