Project Manager, Sr - Building Activations / Construction Projects

Position: Project Manager, Sr - Building Activations / Construction Projects

Job ID: 142501

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS-Activations

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at     


We are searching for Senior Project Manager to handle deployment of technology around construction projects– someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. You must be familiar with building activations, expansions, and renovations and impacts to technology systems and infrastructure. On top of that you must be knowledgeable around these areas as they relate to a healthcare setting.  You have to  manage projects regarding systems implementation and interaction with other systems across the Integrated Delivery Systems in compliance with Texas Children’s Strategic Plan, JCAHO standards and I.S. policies and Governance processes.


In this position, you will lead and be responsible for projects which are complex, multi-disciplinary and/or enterprise-wide; and to provide expertise to short and long-term assignments internal and external to the designated areas of responsibilities around building out computer and phone systems for all expansion projects within the Texas Children’s system.  You will have supervisory responsibilities around managing both our internal project teams as well as working with vendors and architects to design solutions along the way. 


Key functions of this role include providing technical expertise, team development, monitoring, and guidance; work process analysis and improvement, data analysis and creative problem solving, and facilitation of various strategic initiatives. You will be responsible for reporting and guiding the state of deployment on projects involving workstations, phones, and networking equipment. 


This is not your typical project manager that does software testing or development, but rather equipment deployment and space planning.  A head for design is going to be crucial.  Do you know about network cabling, deploying equipment, and large scale construction?  Then you are who we are looking for. 


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Manages projects delegated by leadership including, but not limited to, business planning and development, strategic planning, financial analysis, development of affiliations and contracts, medical staffing, facilities planning and construction, and operations planning and development
  • Meeting with architects, vendors, and team members around building activation and equipment deployment
  • Coordinates resources needed for completion of assigned projects regarding this build out
  • Analyzes issues and data related to projects and presents findings to leadership for effective decision-making around deadlines and cost control
  • Follows-up during and after assignments to evaluate the effectiveness of the project
  • Coordinates team goal preparation and writing; coordinates the tracking of progress and reports updates to executive leadership quarterly
  • Performs work assignments as needed to ensure continuity of services, e.g. provide coverage in the event of a vacancy or similar situation
  • Actively participates in task forces and director-level committees; represents leadership or any of their areas of responsibility on multidisciplinary teams
  • Consults with and provides guidance to senior leaders on issues that cross multiple departments within areas of responsibility; involves others within these areas as needed
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships within the hospital at all levels and external partners for assigned projects
  • Develops project schedule utilizing departmental tools to outline and communicate project timeline to project team.
  • Leads collaborative resource team to prepare project area for customer occupancy.
  • Manages with internal resources and external vendors to procure services and products (e.g., construction, equipment, network cabling, hardware installation) as defined by project scope and budget to meet project schedule.


  • Knowledge of Project Web Access, Microsoft Project 2010, PeopleSoft Financials, and Access and Excel. 
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience, including two (2) years of experience managing medium to large-sized projects or A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, or other related healthcare, business, or science field may substitute for two years of relevant work experience
  • Broad knowledge of hospital practices and procedures, knowledge of project management, data analysis, and standard software
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities, use effective verbal and written communications, problem-solve and analyze, organize data, maintain confidential information and utilize computer software
  • Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of leadership and staff within the organization, work autonomously, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and remain flexible and adaptable

 Preferred Skills: 

  • A strong knowledge of JCAHO standards and I.S. policies and Governance processes and a background in healthcare project management 
  • Understanding of buildouts and how technology is deployed when construction is ongoing
  • The ability to lead a team, manage vendors, and effectively execute equipment deployment in a construction environment.













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