Lifehealthcare Careers – Regional Project Manager

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

This job exists to provide overall management of the Life Healthcare regional’s built environment capital programme. This entails the establishment of the project management centre of excellence, leading the Project Management Office (PMO) and the execution of built environment projects, in an effective, safe and compliant manner that is aligned to applicable best practices and legislation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop the organisation’s project management capability and competence to support the growth strategy through training, coaching and mentorship (in business and in department, especially people running projects that are not formally trained project managers)
  • Effectively manages all aspects of the team – includes; performance, recruitment, development and retention.
  • Effectively manage relationships with the business and provide professional leadership, influence and two-way communication.
  • Track and report functional metrics/ key performance indicators to identify and deliver on opportunities for improvement.
  • Perform administrative functions – includes; reviewing and writing performance reports, document management, data analysis, validating expenditures, enforcing rules, and support decisions about key engineering projects.
  • Prepare budgets and bids; drive contract negotiations and address any project disputes
  • Collaborates effectively with own peers, other functions and the business to; prioritise and identify opportunities, promote agreements on project specifications and procedures, to mobilise resources and to deliver on all objectives.
  • Effectively manages the department and the professional team to deliver projects on time, in full and within quality and budget.

Job Requirements:

  • Ethical behaviour (Honesty)
  • Engaging diversity
  • In-depth experience in a dynamic built environment is essential (hospital built environment experience advantageous).
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Drive and energy
  • Willingness to travel as and when business requires is a prerequisite for the role
  • Influencing (negotiations)
  • Exposure to reconnaissance studies, business case development, scoping, and project terms of reference development, contracts negotiation, contracts management and
  • strategic planning and project development.
  • Resilience
  • Strong numeracy acumen

Qualification & Experience:

  • 5 Years’ experience in operations/project management in healthcare industry or similar and 3 years’ capital project management experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following engineering field (Mechanical, Electrical (Heavy Current, built environment i.e. Civil, Construction and structural engineering, Architecture and Quantity Survey accompanied by recognised Project Management qualification) or,
  • National Diploma obtained from the University of Technologies/Technikon in either of the above listed qualification.

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Randburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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