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Project Managers (Healthcare)

  • Industry: Facilities Management
  • Location: New York City
  • Client: Institution - Healthcare
  • Search ID: 17-0403-16

Helbling is representing a repeat client, a healthcare institution in New York City, in conducting an executive search to secure Project Managers. Reporting to the Director of Construction, a Project Manager will be responsible for multiple small-to-mid sized construction projects at a dedicated campus to which they are assigned with a typical workload being a $10M - $15M project portfolio. Managing a portfolio of small projects is often more challenging than managing a single large project, so beyond the necessary technical knowledge/requirements, the ideal Project Manager will also need to have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills to provide the best possible customer service to the end-users and internal customers whom they are supporting. 

The Project Manager will be part of a team that fosters growth, collaboration, and innovation and have an opportunity to learn from forward thinking leaders. This person will be given the authority to lead projects, make meaningful changes, and contribute to process improvements in a team-focused environment to create innovative solutions that address the ever changing demands of healthcare.

*Our client is open to candidates from a variety of prior experiences who may have the abilities to translate their skillsets into a healthcare setting.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitors every phase of a construction project from inception to sign off within an active hospital environment. 
  • Effectively monitors contractors' safety management program.
  • Conceptualizes projects and prepare feasibility studies for hospital administration. 
  • Prepares space programs to meet the needs of user departments.
  • Coordinates the activities of outside architectural and engineering design consultants on larger projects.
  • Monitors the progress of moderate to difficult construction, relative to schedule, cost, and quality.
  • Effectively monitors activities of construction schedule as the owner's representative.
  • Minimizes the disruption to hospital patients, staff, and service due to construction.
  • Reviews bid documents and drawings, and coordinates pre-bid activities.
  • Conducts periodic project management meetings with architectural and engineering consultants, contractors, subcontractors, and user clients.
  • Makes timely decisions in the field as unexpected conditions arise.
  • Monitors contractors' performance for compliance with plans and specifications and applicable codes.
  • Reviews and approves applications for payment, change orders, and purchase requisitions.
  • Determines the need for additional technical consulting.
  • Schedules shut downs, tie-ins, and in-house activities with engineering.
  • Coordinates and schedules work with other departments.
  • Coordinates move-in activities with user departments move coordinators.
  • Maintains complete project files through project close out.
  • Informs superiors of status and issues of construction projects.
  • Examines construction work, reports findings, follows up with corrective work, and prepares and monitors punch lists.
  • Manages costs to budget using standardized finance report.
  • Produces schematic and construction documents on Auto CAD for approval by user groups.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a related field.  Other educational backgrounds will be consider with proper experience.
  • At least five (5) to ten (10) years managing a large and complex construction program for a hospital, university, or other similar institution.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Licensed engineer or registered architect is a plus.

Search Consultants: Wendy Zang and Jamie Grassel

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