Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Pre-Construction for University Hospitals in Cleveland, OH. University Hospitals is one of the nation’s leading health care systems, providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio.
Sodexo partnering with University Hospitals to provide comprehensive primary and community-based care – the kind of health care people need most – as well as access to the highest quality specialty care when necessary.
Today, University Hospitals is one of the nation’s leading health care systems, providing patient-centered care that meets the highest standards for quality and patient safety and have received numerous awards and recognitions from some of the most prestigious institutions in the country for their leadership and exceptional patient outcomes.
The System’s 1032-bed, tertiary medical center, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included on UH’s main campus are University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation’s highest designation).
University Hospitals is Northeast Ohio’s second largest private sector employer. UH performs more than 4.5 million outpatient procedures and nearly 63,000 inpatient discharges annually. As the successful candidate, you will lead and facilitate all new construction projects entering into the UH system for proposal development, and then liaison direct to the construction team for execution once approved. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Construction. The technical aspects of this position are extremely important however equally matched is the ability to connect with all stakeholders utilizing strong interpersonal skills.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Will have an emphasis on preconstruction planning due to the volume of projects that the UH – PDC team deals with on a yearly basis, which is in excess of 150 potential projects yearly
- Will control the influx of new project request direct from the client and manage the governance model created for the client to manage their work volume load in the system.
- Will have direct interface across multiple client and internal construction services & facilities
- Will work directly with unit location presidents, client VP of system resources, and manage the governance model created for the client to manage their work volume load in the system
- Interface will be with C Suite, VP level personnel with client and with the RVP and VP leads for the segment and facility teams, as well as direct interaction with the CS Directors of Construction and PM’s
- Healthcare Construction Knowledge
- Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks consistently
- Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal) and interacting at the C-Suite level
- Expert Client/Customer Focus
- Strong Business Agility
- Demonstrated Ability to Build Effective Teams
- Integrity and Trust
- Interpersonal Savvy
- Negotiation, Influencing, and Problem-Solving Skills
- Timely Decision Making
Please learn more about University Hospitals at:
Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.
Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.
What We Offer
Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate’s education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate’s specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
This position leads a portion of the Construction Project Management team. This support department within the Service Operations team will support infrastructure renewal projects, capital improvement projects, energy projects, and construction management capabilities across Sodexo’s North America Business units. This position will oversee the support of each component of the Construction Initiative including but not limited to Market requirements, education, customer liaison, defining and developing solutions, and continuous improvement. Contributes to driving business development and retention objectives across all business units via offer, technical capability, service excellence and education to internal and external clients and customers.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Functional Experience – 7 years in construction or related field
Basic Management Experience – 7 years supervisory experience
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