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Project Manager - Planning, Design & Construction

Project Manager - Planning, Design & Construction

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Full Time
Planning-Design & Construction
US-MO-Saint Louis

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


The project manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the project(s), including completing on time and on budget in a professional manner. The Project Manager has responsibility to accurately and fully inform management of the projects overall status, particularly with regard to schedule, quality, costs and safety. The project manager would generally have no direct reports but will manage the design and construction teams. Capable of managing up to twenty projects at one time.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Oversee the coordination of resources by use of enterprise resource pool tools outlining resource use and availability (capacity / demand).

Produce resource updates and reports for use by Executive Leadership, Project Sponsors, Sr. Project Managers, and Resource Managers.

Provides project views and snapshots of activities for project manager/team members to assist in achieving project goals (as required).

Coordinates custom project views and reports as requested.

Build relationships and interact effectively with co-workers and leadership supporting the assigned project(s).

Responsible for providing project management tools as assigned.

Direct the activities of vendors / consultants as required for implementations.

Utilize expertise to provide backup support and facilitate the development and growth of project staff as they expand their roles and responsibilities and strengthen their skills. Provides project management consultation services to project team members.

Applies diversified knowledge of principles, practices and standards to assignments. Educates and promotes the development and use of fundamental project management processes and methodologies

Takes a leadership role in promotion of project management initiatives.

Assists in the formulation, administration and coordination of project management best practices and policies.

Produces policies, procedures, and tips for more efficient use of the project office tools.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, engineering, architecture OR 5 yrs industry specific experience.
  • Experience: 1. Three years health care experience with Project Management or related function (planning, scheduling, project coordination, earned value analysis). 2. Experience With Owner FFE Scopes and Management 3. Experience With Owner IS/IT Scopes and Management
  • Other: 1. Effective leadership skills and strong customer service orientation. 2. Advanced analytical skills to resolve simple to complex technical and procedural problems. 3. Superior organizational and people management skills. 4. Presentation and facilitation skills (to large groups). 5. Strong communication skills, especially in making technical subjects understandable to non-technical people. 6. Ability to articulate both high level and detailed aspects of a situation or project. 7. Ability to travel 10-30% of the time. 8. Experience With Owner FFE Scopes and Management 9. Experience With Owner IS/IT Scopes and Management
  • Preferred Education: Degree in a Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering discipline is preferred.
  • Preferred Experience: 1. Program Management Experience 2. Health Care Experience
  • Preferred Certifications: 1. ASHE Certifications 2. USGBC Accreditations
  • Preferred Other: 1. ASHE Certifications 2. USGBC Accreditations

We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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