Facilities Project Manager Sr

Job ID
19186
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Facilities

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



The Design/Construction Project Manager is responsible for the project oversight of major construction and renovation projects, including the planning, design, construction, commissioning and occupancy of institutional buildings and leased space. Requires a high level of experience with all phases of project planning and implementation, and assumes responsibilities over multiple projects, leading multi-functional teams, and providing strategic direction across all project initiatives.


The Senior Project Manager will effectively complete projects within the specified project requirements, schedule, budget, and programmatic purpose. Successful projects are achieved through active leadership and stakeholder partnering. Assigned projects will vary in scope and include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, and problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and specialties.

Responsibilities

Essential job duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage all facets of project management (budget, schedule, quality & risk) for diverse capital improvement projects including planning, estimating, design, construction, commissioning, punch list, occupancy and closeout
  • Develop and coordinate multiple capital projects of varying size and complexity
  • Direct, coordinate, and review the preparation of schematic, design development, and construction documents, and work schedules of outside firms. Lead the project team to develop solutions to issues that arise during all phases to achieve project goals
  • Interface with users to define project requirements. Ensure user needs and objectives are incorporated as well as institutional design standards within the project budget
  • Effectively manage the project costs to optimize the utilization of available funds
  • Solicit cost proposals, conduct standard request for proposals, completes bid analyses, and recommend resources
  • Consult, coordinate and communicate with users, campus groups, Leadership, Engineering, IT, Administration and other stakeholders regarding project status and impacts
  • Track progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, and timelines. Report status and variances. Create action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
  • Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk; make recommendations, secure appropriate approvals, and issue change orders
  • Assist with long-term capital planning and campus master plans
  • Other duties as assigned


Required core competencies:

  • Read plans and blueprints, and determine alignment with project goals, costs and schedule
  • Ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills and a proven ability to work successfully with people at all levels throughout the organization
  • Able to maintain professional behavior and composure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Able to anticipate and recognize problems, and develop and implement creative, cost-effective solutions
  • Able to work independently and successfully prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and assigned tasks
  • Demonstrated flexibility to meet changing and unpredictable requirements
  • Must possess strong personal integrity, trustworthiness, and professional work ethic

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) in a related area of study
  • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible project management experience with demonstrated experience in a range of project types
  • Ability to navigate construction sites
  • Ability to lead and collaborate effectively with a range of subject-matter experts, including architects, engineers, specialty consultants, contractors, and financial specialists
  • Experience with the principles of architectural design, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, construction industry practices and procedures, building codes, and life safety standards.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Microsoft Project

 

 

Minimum qualifications Senior:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) in a related area of study
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible project management experience with demonstrated experience in a range of project types
  • Ability to navigate construction sites
  • Ability to lead and collaborate effectively with a range of subject-matter experts, including architects, engineers, specialty consultants, contractors, financial specialists, legal counsel and developers
  • Experience with the principles of architectural design, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, construction industry practices and procedures, building codes, and life safety standards.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Microsoft Project

Preferred qualifications:

  • Project management experience in an institutional/higher educational setting
  • 10 years of project management experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and the ability to effectively interact and build trusted relationships with diverse internal and external constituencies
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Experience with design-build and construction manager delivery methods
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or related professional certification or credentials

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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