UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following position: 1 Senior Project Manager (Ref. SPM/19)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A $20 billion company with 87,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. With offices in Campania, Latium, Sicily, and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation and oncology, and also in other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.

Under the general supervision of the Vice President, Construction and Facilities Management, UPMC International, the Senior Project Manager will represent UPMC (www.UPMC.com) to effectively manage all aspects of the planning, construction and commissioning of all facility renovation and construction projects in Italy and elsewhere as directed. The ideal candidate should demonstrate superior planning abilities and have significant people and project management expertise. S/he should have previous experience in managing design and construction professionals, selecting and appointing vendors, consultants and contractors, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. The Senior Project Manager will work in an established team and cooperate with other managers. The successful candidate will be responsible to ensure that assigned facility design, renovation and construction projects are successfully executed using available resources.

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • University degree in Architecture or Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering. Master’s degree preferred
  • Enrollment in the Board of Architecture or Engineering.
  • At least 15 years of documented experience in the management of design, renovation and construction projects.
  • At least 7 years of documented experience in the planning, construction and commissioning of capital expenditure projects and knowledge of current Italian regulations on designing and constructing facilities in a clinical setting.
  • At least 5 years of documented supervisory/leadership experience in the management and development of engineering and construction management professionals.
  • Documented previous experience working independently, or with a formal engineering team, on large projects, in health care and/or research .
  • Fluent in Italian and English, written and oral.

Multitasking, proactivity, reliability, stress management, problem solving, teamwork and strong interpersonal skills as well as availability to travel are also instrumental to the role.

The contract offered will be commensurate with the experience and skills of the selected candidate.
The workplace is Rome but travel throughout Italy will be required. Overseas travel may be required.

UPMC Italy reserves any and wider sole right of discretion in assessing the applicants and the eligibility of the applications.

Only applicants who are not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, Art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments can participate in this selection (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations https://www.upmcitaly.it/en/note-esplicative-allart-53-comma-16-ter-d-lgs-nr-1652001/).

After reading the privacy statement and authorizing the processing of their personal data (Legislative decree 196/2003), applicants of either sex (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form, indicating the reference code, available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the on-line application form, candidates will be requested to attach their CV.

All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidate upon submitting his/her application.

The deadline to submit applications is October 29, 2019.

Only applications submitted on-line (http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en) with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.

Personal data included in the CVs will be processed by UPMC Italy in its role of data controller, for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available at www.upmcitaly.it in the “Work with Us” section.

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The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research), Chianciano Terme (UPMC Institute for Health, preventive medicine and Medical Gym), Mirabella Eclano (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, oncology radiotherapy).


UPMC is an integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With its clinical, training, research, and managerial knowledge and expertise, UPMC is one of the leading health systems in the United States.


UPMC International offers a full range of health care consulting and management services focused on sharing our clinical, technological and managerial knowledge and expertise with partners around the world, customizing solutions so that patients and regions benefit and thrive.

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