Detailed Job Description
The principal function of the Contract Manager is to supervise and review contracts generated by all project managers for construction/renovation projects; to execute management responsibilities and assignments of project managers; to review construction information for accuracy and completeness and to ensure schedules and budgets are maintained; and to assist with other duties as assigned.
Additional Department Summary:
The Contract Manager's principal functions are to supervise and review contracts generated by Project Managers and Asst. Project Managers for construction/renovation projects with a focus on health care, to execute management responsibilities and to recommend assignments of project managers, to review construction information for accuracy, completeness and to ensure schedules and budgets are maintained and to perform other duties as assigned. Assists with developing requirements and performing needs assessments for healthcare related facilities, direction and pathways for applying innovation, technology and enhancing project team integration; Provides oversight of the management services provided by Construction Administration. Provides oversight, support, and review of PMs and SPMs handling various or multiple projects. Works with end users, internal partners, consultants, architects, engineers, general/prime contractors, subcontractors, and other agencies to ensure operational compliance with all governing regulations and requirements. Works with Deans, Directors, and Department Heads to evaluate capital needs and define project scope and budget. Supports the AVP of Construction with the submission of Projects per Board Rule 415 and assists with long term capital plans and goals. Provides support that generates University reports for elements such as SACS (WEAVE), Diversity Report, Green Building, Capital Growth Report, Utility and Infrastructure Capital Planning, and other reports as assigned. Provides leadership and guidance with the prequalification of general contractors, subcontractors and vendors as needed for construction projects.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
ASHE Healthcare Certified, Certified Healthcare Constructor from American Hospital Association. Must have demonstrated experience in managing multiple healthcare projects simultaneously including budgetary responsibility and scheduling. Must be able to carry out the physical requirements of the job which may include climbing stairs, ladders, and scaffolding. Must work at heights above thirty (30) feet on a regular basis. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. Final candidate must submit to and successfully pass a post offer drug test.
Skills and Knowledge:
Must have a thorough knowledge of general contract and construction administration principles, policies and procedures. Must understand the Public Bid laws that govern UA contracts and purchasing procedures. Must have the ability to coordinate, manage, and lead multiple individuals/groups/tasks. Must be able to understand, review, and create budgets for all types/sizes of projects. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language. Must have an understanding of project plans, specifications and other documents. Must be proficient with personal computers to include word processing, spreadsheets, and email applications. Must have thorough knowledge of construction projects relating to healthcare, specifically renovations.
Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Building Science, Business or related field. At least Ten (10) years experience in construction, engineering or technical field, or management. Seven (7) years of experience at a large university or Health Care Environment or similar campus or public institutional environmental. Candidate should have knowledge of Joint Commission inspections, requirements and procedures as well as possess any healthcare certifications. M7 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 71988.84 Midpoint - $ 136760.04
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.