Project Manager, Healthcare - Stantec


Stantec / Chicago , IL / Website


We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resource, environmental, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Our local strength, knowledge, and relationships, coupled with our world-class expertise, have allowed us to go anywhere to meet our clients' needs in more creative and personalized ways. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on our other social media channels.


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity
Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Chicago Architecture and Interior Design office serving sectors: Healthcare, Higher Education, Multi-Family Residential, Workplace, Hospitality, Mixed-Use, DOD/Civic, and Retail. Our team is passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.

Our Healthcare studio is seeking a Senior Project Manager with strong experience and passion for healthcare. The successful candidate will be a senior-level contributor leading clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning designs. You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, continuous updating of a building information model, preparing a variety of output / drawings throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Principal in Charge.

Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for managing complex tasks on multiple, large scope, highly complex projects.
Effectively participates and helps to win work in interviews for potential projects – employing excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.
Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.
Develop and manage project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
Mentors and motivates project teams by example.
Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
Works with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.


Passion and experience in the healthcare sector with involvement in the healthcare design community.
Extensive project experience supports in the ability to win work during proposal response.
Capable of simultaneously supporting one or more Principal’s in Charge on multiple projects.
Excellent understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
Experience with the Illinois Department of Public Health’s review process and certification surveys is preferred
Familiar with customary industry contractual agreements
Proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction or guidance.
Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.
Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.
Excellent negotiator and written and verbal communicator, displaying project leadership skills.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Newforma; Prefer experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in healthcare design and planning
LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.


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