Sr Project Manager- Planning Design & Construction Job

Children's Health - General Careers

Job Number: 53290

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 5-29-2018



Responsible for the management and coordination of a construction portfolio, renovation, and facility improvement projects. Manages project managers as necessary within the portfolio. Assures adherence to scope, schedule and budget for projects across Children's Medical Center of Dallas. Responsible for developing relations with clients, vendors and governmental agencies relating to the communication and coordination of complex, multi-phased projects.


The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

Requires depth within a specialized, critical discipline and/or breadth of substantive professional knowledge that crosses disciplines within the professional field

Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services

May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and /or complexity

Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies

Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations

Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view


Coordinates and manages renovation and facilities improvement projects as assigned. Responsible to ensure projects are carried out safely, estimated and budgeted accurately, completed on schedule and within budget, and completed within the contract terms.

Develops healthy relationships with clients to ensure projects are properly coordinated, communicated and carried out. Works to minimize disruption of ongoing operations.

Assists with process enhancement and standards development across the department

Assists the Director with reporting as necessary.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum 8 to 12 years of related experience Required

Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management, preferably in the healthcare environment preferred

Experience as owners representative Preferred

Experience in managing major design and construction projects Required

Experience in managing multiple projects Required


Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or other pertinent field or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management required. Graduate level education and /or professional license preferred. Required


Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager Preferred

PMP Certification Preferred

Professional Engineer Preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.


Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and may require walking or standing to a significant degree.

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