Northwell Health Project Director, Capital Projects in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001EKZ

Job Category Maintenance

Job Description

Plans, organizes and directs the design and construction of high profile and complex Health System facilities projects involving multiple facilities. Directs the performance of capital projects from inception to implementation within the approved schedule and budget.

  1. Defines, directs and communicates project vision, program and scope and allotment of resources for all phases of the project.
  • Directs and approves project schedules and budgets.

  • Oversees development of project quality standards and selection of construction delivery method.

  • Develops and submits funding requests (Project Charter).

  • Reviews and submits funding requests (Project Charter).

  • Consults with Senior management in selection of construction delivery method.

  • Selects builders, architects and project consultants and awards construction contracts.

  1. Manages consultants, contractors, vendors and other businesses on behalf of the client to effectively plan, organize and control the project.
  • Leads pre-construction kick-off meetings with project team and site engineering staff. Ensures that the construction contractor is familiar with Health System guidelines for construction, safety, etc.

  • Monitors construction progress and ensures that consultants and staff monitor the quality of work.

  1. Directs the activities of assigned project staff.
  • Ensures that project team members complete assignments in accordance with the project schedule.

  • Oversees and approves all project expenditures. Forecasts possible cost events and potential impact on the project budget.

  • Leads project team meetings and documents and distributes meeting minutes.

  • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports.

  1. Represents Physical Assets - Facilities to all internal customers, clients, health system staff, vendors and consultants to control project progress and ensure quality outcomes.
  • Liaises with hospital Executive Director and stakeholders, to manage the development of projects.

  • Prepares monthly project progress reports and advises the client on project status.

  • Ensures and maintains high level of communication between stakeholders and project staff.

  1. Partners with senior management to ensure efficient use of resources, conduct alternative design studies and prepares briefing materials, progress reports and standard PSR’s

  2. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field, required. Master’s Degree, preferred.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive related experience, including five (5) years of experience managing complex projects in a healthcare or institutional setting, required.

  • Licensed, Registered Architect or Professional Engineer in the State of New York, required.

  • Knowledge of building design, construction and maintenance, required.

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written and presentation skills, required.

  • Knowledge of contracts and specifications.

  • Proficient computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and Project.

Proficient in Unifier and P6.