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Design Manager/ PMO lead

Company:
Ken Shields and Associates
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Salary:
$100,000.00 to $200,000.00
Posted:
December 03, 2018

Description:

Overview:

Our Project Leaders’ Edmonton office has been leading the development of the New Edmonton Hospital Project ($2 Billion) and as a result are looking to build our healthcare team. As Owner’s Representative and Planning Consultant on these amazing projects, our teams are responsible for master planning, design management, functional programming, schematic/indicative design, technical requirements and compliance monitoring.

What success looks like:

• The ability to successfully operate in a matrix organizational structure and work in a collaborative team environment to achieve overall project and client success

• The willingness to act as a key point contact and find the best total solutions for our clients resulting in a high level of client satisfaction and quality of work delivered

• Capability in providing a roadmap with clear direction through key stages of projects providing guidance along the way to clients, stakeholder groups and project design and construction teams

• Your clients trust you and rely on your knowledge, skills and expertise to achieve their business goals and objectives

• Clients are impressed with your ability to represent their best interests regarding planning, design, contractual and technical issues

• Internal and external project teams know they can rely on your ability to manage change, communicate and coordinate between multiple stakeholders, resolve issues, and achieve project deliverables throughout planning, design and delivery

• Maintaining governance across projects, leading to greater risk mitigation and management

• Contributions to other local or national healthcare pursuits including leveraging existing contacts, supporting corporate growth strategies and engaging in business development and marketing activities focused on the healthcare business community

Education Requirements:

• A university degree in architecture, engineering or healthcare administration discipline, with professional status, or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience relevant to leading building projects in the healthcare industry

• Professional industry credentials such as Registered Architect, PMP, P.Eng., or other similar industry recognized designation is considered a strong asset

Must Have Skills/Experience:

Who you are:

We’re looking for a Senior Design Manager who is looking for the right opportunity to leverage their skills in the healthcare sector into a successful leadership role. You bring previous experience working on projects and providing oversight to consultants through master planning, functional programming, design phases and delivery of projects varying in scope, complexity and procurement methodology within the healthcare sector, including acute, long-term care and community health environments.

You are well respected in the healthcare industry sector and bring knowledge, vision and experience working alongside high performing teams, and consistently exceed client expectations through design and delivery of major hospital, acute care and community healthcare facilities.

Are you looking to build upon your already stellar reputation as a leader in the healthcare sector to make a difference for our clients and their stakeholders? Look no further.

What you bring:

• At least 12 to 18 years of experience working on projects, providing oversight to design teams and consultants, and representing owner’s interests on major healthcare projects

• Prior experience operating in a consulting environment within the healthcare services domain

• Strong leadership, stakeholder management and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence, persuade others, manage conflict and resolve a variety of client, design, project and technical issues

• Strong knowledge of master planning and design management, functional programming, procurement methodologies, construction methodologies, project management models and financial management, as well as contract law and relevant legislation

• A strong ability to build credibility and trust with clients through both individual expertise and team performance

Nice to Have Skills/Experience:

Bonus skills and experience:

• Exceptional communication, facilitation, interpersonal and presentation skills

• Highly proficient in MS Project, MS Word and MS Excel

Certifications/Education/etc:

• A university degree in architecture, engineering or healthcare administration discipline, with professional status, or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience relevant to leading building projects in the healthcare industry

• Professional industry credentials such as Registered Architect, PMP, P.Eng., or other similar industry recognized designation is considered a strong asset