Project Manager 4- DCS

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Siemens Healthineers
Requisition Number: 243097
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Other Locations: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:

DCS Architect / Project Manager 4

Job Location: New York City 


Key Responsibilities:

Performs leading-edge areas of work for the implementation of the Design Build Construction Process. Prevents potential problems and provides effective solutions in reaction to application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, or processes. Displays original thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems.


Knowledge and Experience:

A Degree in Architecture or Project Management, or equivalent years of experience.

PMI Certification

 Demonstrates extensive knowledge in field of Architecture & Design Build Construction specialization or multiple disciplines to the successful completion of complex construction projects. Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical knowledge of Architecture principals in construction, planning, & installation requirements as it relates to Medical Imaging Equipment. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of organizations business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.


Direction of Others:

Develops customer solutions by working with Project Managers, Sales Account Executives, Architects, Engineers, and Contractors to implement construction principles and project management methodologies to ensure the successful execution and outcomes of complex projects.


Key Working Relationships:

Acts as advisor to customers and business partners on advanced technical matters. Represents the company as the primary external contact. Knowledge of Construction / Project- Program Management, Analytical Problem Solving, and Interpersonal skills. Strong business aptitude in Design Build Construction, Construction Proposals / Contracts, CSI 16 Division format, Financial Management, logistics processes and customer / contractor interfacing. 






  • Responsibilities include overall project management of Design and Construction Services (DCS) projects to support the business volume goals while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. 

  • An In-depth knowledge of the Design Build Construction Process as it relates to Medical Imaging Equipment Industry. Knowledge of Construction / Project Management, Analytical Problem Solving, and Interpersonal skills.

  • Strong business aptitude in Design Build Construction, Construction Proposals / Contracts, CSI 16 Division format, Financial Management, logistics processes and customer / contractor interfacing.

  • This position also supports the sales effort by creating and delivering DCS services which include new space planning, existing space and modular construction proposals as requested by the customer base. 

  • Review construction scopes and contracts with project stakeholders to develop customer expectations.  Additional responsibilities include continued process improvements to reduce nonconforming costs. 

  • Manage assigned projects to ensure project scheduling and budget compliance.  Applies advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or processes independently. 

  • Provide technical assistance and yearly training to DCS vendor base.

  • Knowledge of PMI standards for project management processes. 

  • Knowledge of the overall construction industry as it relates specifically to medical equipment private and government industry.

  • Knowledge of the Siemens IDIQ contact, (turnkey and extended installation) for the VA and DLA projects.

  • Familiar with the Facilities Guidelines Institute and the VA construction guidelines for the construction and installation of medical imaging systems.

  •  Knowledge of Architectural principles, construction contract law, terms and conditions, bonding, insurance, workman’s compensation, claims, local codes, permitting requirements, project budget financing, accounting practices, construction bidding processes, local and federal tax requirements and risk assessments and managing virtual teams.

  • Additional competencies needed to fulfill areas of responsibility include communication skills, team leader skills, problem solving skills, conflict management skills, critical thinking skills and business writing skills.

  •  Must have knowledge of relevant policies, procedures and work instructions as applicable to this job function. Must have knowledge of Siemens matrix organization and perform cross functional work requirements within the matrix structure. 

  • Obtain and maintain PMI certification.

  • Provide Program Direction for multiple projects.

  • Coordinate multiple projects large enterprise hospital network or IDN.

      • Effectively communicate at all levels of the large group entity particularly at the executive or C level.

      • Provide dotted-line oversight of DCS vendors when coordinating multiple projects across the network.

      • Provides relationship management and status reporting of all projects to the partner’s executive management.

      • Manage multiple projects in support of ground-up new hospital or research facility.

      • Develop and implement detailed solutions for complex project challenges by working with advanced stakeholders and SMEs.

      • Develop and deploy educational content in designated area of expertise.

      • Develop training and mentoring of new hires.

      • Support Siemens Project Managers and Sales team in best practices, issue resolution, and Customer Satisfaction issues.

      • Support the RFP process.





        The following are core competencies for the PM position:


  1. Knowledge of Siemens as a company. - A “big picture” knowledge of all levels of Siemens and Siemens Medical Solutions USA important for credibility with internal and external customers.


    Knowledge of Siemens AG.

        • The names of Siemens companies and types of product lines

        • Siemens AG headquarters location and general organizational structure.


          A general knowledge of Siemens Healthcare organization.

  • Company headquarters and major factory locations.

  • Overall organization chart and the names of key people at the national level—or how to quickly locate this information.

  • The CSG business and processes—Sales, Solutions Implementation, and Service functions and their inter-relationship.


    A general knowledge of the Med/Modality businesses

  • An overview of the modalities—major products and applications.

  • Major competitors.


    B.   PM Procedures, processes, and standards. - Knowledge of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Work Instructions, Quality systems, and legislation required of the PM position.


    Siemens standard operating procedures- A working knowledge of overall procedures and policies defined as standard operating procedures and how they apply to the DCS PM position. 

    Key examples:

  • CSG complaint handling procedure.

  • CSG training and development procedure.

  • Document management procedure.

  • The Siemens Process House.

  • Company policies that PM’s must follow.


    PM work instructions- A working knowledge of the specific tasks defined as work instructions for the PM position.  Key examples:

  • Escalation processes for customer, vendor, or PM issues or problems.

  • Handling a customer process issue—customer advocate process.

  • All PM-related procedures necessary for the position, vendor personnel, and customers—the escalation process for customer issues/requests, inventory management, company equipment policies.





    Knowledge of quality systems and standards- Working knowledge of the following and how they impact the PM Job function:

  • The ISO 9001:2000 standard and how it applies to the PM position.

  • Basic Quality System Elements that guide CSG Service—clear objectives, communication, defined processes, document control, training/competent employees, record maintenance, handling issues, and resource planning.


    Knowledge of key regulations. - Working knowledge of the following and how they impact the PM Job function:

  • Knowledge of HIPAA and other Protected Health Information regulations, including the understanding of how to protect patient information.

  • Knowledge of the FDA Quality System Requirements (QSR)—design, purchase of components, manufacturing, packaging and labeling, installation and service, complaint handling.

  • Regulations/guidelines related to PM work.

  • Safety and regulatory requirements—including those of Radiation Safety Office (when required).



    C. Communications/relationship competencies. Competencies necessary to relate to customers and Siemens associates in conducting all PM tasks.


  • Direct communications skills used face-to-face with customers, vendors, and Siemens associates—can explain information, obtain information/question, manage discussion and complaints/negative attitudes, plan/conduct presentations, negotiate, and gain commitments to actions.

  • General writing skills for letters, memos, and e-mails to associates and customers.

  • Relationship skills- can develop/maintain relationships with key customer/Siemens contacts.

  • Can apply principles of team building—team goals, roles, and processes for working together.


    D. Preparing and presenting construction and design proposals to clients.

  • Advising clients

  • Reviewing detailed construction and equipment drawings

  • Negotiating with contractors and other professionals

  • Attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists

  • Co-ordinating the work of contractors

  • Making site visits to check on progress

  • Dealing with problems that might come up during building

  • Have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail

  • Have good drawing skills, with the ability to work in three dimensions (3D)

  • Be inventive and imaginative

  • Be passionate about buildings and the built environment

  • Care about people and the environment

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