Overview

Project Manager

Essential Duties

Function as the project manager on assigned construction and renovation projects, or provide remote oversight to locally assigned project managers, at a designated (or various) CURE location:Examine engineering and architectural drawings and review design computations to ensure compliance with sound engineering practices and established international and local standards, codes, and regulations. Conduct internal project assessments to validate (or invalidate) recommendations from contracted engineers and architects.
Complete bid analyses to ensure best value options for assigned projects.
Conduct inspections on assigned projects to ensure quality work and effective project management.
Liaise on a regular basis with contractors to ensure that projects are progressing within scope, schedule, and within budget. Direct contractors on the interpretation of plans and specifications.
Maintain and provide adequate records of progress, redline drawings, quantities, change orders, delays, and other pertinent factors affecting projects.
Function as the project manager on the implementation of strategic facility investments, or provide oversight to locally assigned project managers for the same.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and strategies designed to create and maintain safe, functional, secure, and orderly facilities to ensure efficient and economical operation.
Assist in the coordination and development of master site plans for all locations within the CURE network.
Assist in the coordination and development of facility assessments for all locations within the CURE network.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

Secondary Duties

Research, define and propose facilities system improvements, for example, life safety, fire and smoke alarms, alarms, emergency egress lighting, etc.
Research and create an awareness regarding LEED principles, for example, energy saving initiatives, solar, wind, battery, daylighting, etc.
Research, define, develop, and propose comprehensive preventative maintenance strategies for specific facility initiatives.

Education/Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Construction Management, and/or Engineering required.
Minimum of two (2) years of building project experience in the areas of major and minor projects, remodeling, and renovation.
Previous healthcare construction experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of engineering practices and principles for healthcare facilities.
Knowledge of the construction standards, codes, and regulations pertaining to the construction and maintenance of structures and facilities.
Pre-construction knowledge regarding costs of construction and maintenance.
Ability to complete bid analyses.
Ability to administer and conduct a thorough and detailed inspection of buildings and facilities.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to troubleshoot and develop a list of recommendations to correct existing facility and new construction problems.
General understanding of lifecycle maintenance.
Familiarity with LEED Principles and Green Building Guidelines.

Competencies

Attention To Details – Able to be alert in a high-risk environment; follow detailed procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data; carefully monitor processes; concentrate on routine work details, and organize and maintain a system of records.
Communication Skills – Able to clearly present information through spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; listen well.
Customer Focus – Able to control one’s own time and the time of direct reports; prepare budgets and spend money wisely; ensure that people have needed equipment; identify and fulfill staffing
Systematic Problem Solving – Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery; do what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction; deal with service failures and prioritize customer needs.
Resource Management – Able to apply systems thinking to generate solutions; focus on process rather than isolated events; obtain multiple assessments of a situation and be systematic in identifying trouble spots; use tools to define problems; evaluate alternative solutions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a co-worker encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The co-worker must perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About CURE International

In 1998, CURE International, in cooperation with the African Inland Church, opened the AIC-CURE International Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya. Along with being CURE’s first hospital, CURE Kenya was Africa’s first orthopedic pediatric teaching hospital for children with disabilities. The 30-bed hospital provides care for children suffering from a wide range of orthopedic conditions, such as clubfoot, burn contractures, osteomyelitis, and other acquired or congenital conditions. The hospital also conducts mobile clinics to identify children in remote areas who can be treated at the hospital and to provide follow-up care for those who have received surgery. Located in the Rift Valley city of Kijabe, the hospital attracts patients from every region of the country. Through the training of surgeons, nurses, and healthcare professionals, CURE Kenya aims to improve the country’s overall capacity to treat disabled children.