Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Innovation Portfolio - CHC (Home Modification)
Job ID: 706981
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: Community HealthChoices
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


We are looking for a talented construction professional to provide leadership, guidance and support to a multi-faceted program within the Community HealthChoices team. The Manager, Innovation Portfolio will provide project management expertise, and lead and manage the day-to-day fiscal, administrative and operational activities of the program. [S]he will develop and maintain detailed project plans and reports, provide clear direction, leadership and accountability for project management efforts, and manage synergies across multiple business initiatives and projects for optimum value. Additionally, the Manager will collaborate with partners in development of strategic direction and manages the contractual responsibilities associated with program and projects.

  • Aligns organizational & divisional strategic goals within the scope of projects. Fosters collaborative work partnerships across project teams and divisions.
  • Assure satisfactory completion of every project assigned including the completion of punch lists.
  • Assure that all construction activities are carried out in a safe and secure manner and that all relevant regulatory requirements are met.
  • Collaborates with construction management personnel, supply chain management personnel, outside vendors, contractors and design professionals to assure comprehensive satisfaction of the end user for all projects assigned.
  • Complete all necessary/required paperwork essential for all phases the projects in compliance with the established policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans; this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedure.
  • Executes program-level plans, identifies and resolves issues and remediates conflicts, and tracks project timelines and deliverables; regular stakeholder and resource communications.
  • Manage day-to-day activities related to a variety of construction projects performing all duties in compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Manage technology and business process improvement, ensuring value realization of project results for operations.
  • Oversee all aspects of the projects including, design, planning, estimating, scheduling and construction management services. Oversees the bidding and/or negotiation phase of the construction projects to obtain the best prices for the work. Develop and monitor the construction project budgets and schedule.
  • Proactively identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within projects and operations.
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required.
  • Reviews construction documents prepared for accuracy, constructability and value engineering ideas. Maintains an on-going knowledge of external regulations and the impact on the construction process. Arranges for the necessary regulatory inspections during the project.
  • Support all projects in the program and manage and optimizes project interdependencies. Oversee all program resources and is accountable to the business leadership team for program results, including budget, schedule, resources and risk/issue mitigation. Act as the escalation point for projects within the program.


  • Bachelors Degree in engineering, business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years experience in project management in a multi-faceted user environment directly managing multiple projects.
  • Construction related experience preferred.
  • Strong project management, problem solving, organizational, relationship, communication, and negotiation skills (oral and written) are required. Demonstrated experience coordinating and delivering multiple projects.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent software applications.
  • Mentor and train project managers.
  • Develop and refine project management processes.
  • Provide strong leadership, communication, and improvement in collaboration with business areas.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $30.89 to $52.76

Union Position: No

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