UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following position: 1 Equipment Planner (Ref. EP/20)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a worldrenowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.

With facilities in Campania, Lazio, 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, but also involves other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.

In the scope of the activities related to the establishment of Ri.MED Foundation’s Biomedical Research and Biotechnology Center (BRBC) and of the other facilities of UPMC Italy, the Equipment Planner will identify together with the end users the scientific and/or clinical equipment to be included in the projects. The Equipment Planner has experience selecting and installing scientific and/or clinical equipment, and will manage the administrative aspects and obtain the necessary authorizations for installation and start-up and operations. He/she will supervise all phases of the supply process, from purchasing orders to on site delivery and positioning, from installation to start-up and operations. He/she will be involved in the design process, ensuring that spaces are adequate for their intended use and that they meet the requirements of research and medical equipment installation.

The ideal candidate has:

  • University degree in the scientific-technological sector.
  • English proficiency (oral and written).
  • Good knowledge of the main computer applications for project file classification, CAD, and database.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in hospital-related design and realization or in the field of research or hospital equipment, preferably in an
    international context.
  • Professional experience installing clinical equipment and in hospital construction, and purchasing, delivering, start-up and putting into service of equipment.

Complete the profile: Team-working and stress management.

Compensation will be commensurate with the experience and skills of the selected candidate.

The workplace is Palermo or Rome. Availability to travel in Italy and abroad is required.

UPMC Italy reserves its right of discretion to the fullest extent permitted by law in assessing applicants and the eligibility of their applications.

Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations), can participate in this selection.

After reading the privacy statement and authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the on-line application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV in both Italian and English. Applicants are also requested to attach a motivation letter. All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the applicant when submitting his/her application.

The deadline to submit applications is February 21, 2020.

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 in the privacy statement at the “Work With Us” section.

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