Be responsible for the management of the global GSC Facilities
construction processes at Edwards Lifesciences locations.
Understands the fundamentals of all areas of Construction and
Project Management including contracting, design &
•Establish and Implement Global Facilities Design and
Construction Guidelines for all GSC Plants
•Create a framework for consistent Construction Project
•Manage the Construction build process for new office, lab,
clean rooms and existing office space in the different GSC Plants
across the world, collaborate with and guide internal customers on
appropriate design and Construction choices. Create project budgets
and options depending the constructions plan
•Ensure Asist in developing the facilities master plan on all
GSC plants with the Key Stake Holders
•Analyze potential development sites as needed and evaluate
associated development/renovation schemes.
•Set up and manage project from conceptual design through
project execution, including but not limited to governmental
entitlements, zoning, design, permitting, pre-construction and
construction activities and Validation. Establish KPIs and assess
compliance to standards on a project by project basis. Write
justifications for business cases.
•Proactively seek and delivers improved processes and tools
which enhance productivity, lower costs, improve efficiency and
better support the customer. Work effectively on multiple projects
•Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of twelve years of experience managing large to midsize
projects and/or programs of increasing complexity.
Up to 75% travel required.
Additional Skills: Master’s degree preferred
Managing construction projects in med device preferred
Proven successful project management skills
Strong negotiation skills in securing specific vendors and key
contractual terms & conditions which meet Edwards’ business
Excellent documentation and communication skills and
interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and
relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of
Strong experience and expertise with commercial Construction
Recognized as an expert within sub-function(s) and/or area(s)
and broader organization with broad-based expertise across area and
Able to analyze data and effectively communicate interpretations
Expert understanding of related aspects of corporate development
processes and/or systems
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced
Solid knowledge of all aspects of Corporate Construction
including service and supply procurement, Construction and business
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate
control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as
well as to the protection of environment and prevention of
pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.