Senior Director, Facility Design & Engineering (PMO)
Job Position: Reporting to the Chief Project Management Officer, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Facility design and engineering for each of Universal’s project portfolios. This includes dotted-line oversight of the Facility Design Directors assigned to project portfolios. Key areas of responsibility: Work with the individual facility design directors, project directors and head of the portfolio to organize and ensure effective facilities design management of projects. Responsibilities include the hiring and development of talent, establishing a good knowledge base of architects and engineers, monitoring and where possible improving the project schedules and budgets. Leading the development of processes and procedures, design guiding principles, establishing balance between project budget / best practice and stakeholder requests, work with the early development team to establish project constructability and permitting strategy, estimating, value engineering and support overall facilities design approvals for project advancement. Developing and implementing efficient project management / design procedures. Creating and implementing a training plan for facility design managers, including monitoring team adherence to project procedures and overall performance. Other requirements include possessing a strong commitment to teamwork, mentoring, the ability to prioritize, to be goal-oriented, to serve our end user and to build our company with integrity and competence.