The Senior Project Manager will report directly to the Associate Director of SOM Planning Office and assist with the physical development of the School of Medicine by the application of strong technical and management skills in order to affect the School’s mission and objectives. This position will manage the programming, planning, design and construction of School of Medicine projects that range in scope, complexity, magnitude and diversity including new buildings, renovations of existing buildings and interior space improvement activities. The Senior Project Manager will work with SOM project user groups and committees, UNC Facilities Services Planning & Design staff, designers/architects/engineers, contractors, inspectors, suppliers, maintenance staff and others to assure that the projects meet the user group and SOM requirements, conform to established budgets and timelines. The position will maintain cost data and perform related project duties as required.
Projects this position will facilitate range in size from interior improvements of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars to large laboratory research capital projects over $140 million and includes renovation and construction work carried out by both in-house UNC shops as well as outside designers and contractors. In addition, on some projects SOM purchases components of a project scope directly (furnishings, equipment, instrumentation etc) that can include major scientific instrumentation ranging into the hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars and requiring substantial building systems infrastructure to operate. This position will develop project budgets, be responsible for oversight of projects within the defined limits and facilitate the development of agreements and funding commitments between SOM units and other campus entities and schools.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Position requires strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work under pressure, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as outstanding negotiation and time management skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word & Excel; experience with AutoCAD required.