Vice President Real Estate, Planning, and Construction

Brigham Health places great value on being a diverse and inclusive community. The organization is dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion as they aim to reflect the diversity of the patients in their local community.  

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital are members of Mass General Brigham (MGB), a single, integrated health care system that consists of 16 member institutions that encompass a range of health care organizations. In addition to their academic medical centers, member hospitals include top-tier specialty hospitals, community hospitals, a rehabilitation network, a health insurance plan, a physician network, a teaching organization, and many locations for urgent and community care. Mass General Brigham hospitals are consistently listed in US News & World Report’s listing of the nation’s best hospitals.

MGB was formerly known as Partners HealthCare; it was founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. The network is the largest integrated healthcare network in New England.  

Position Description

The Vice President, Real Estate, Planning, and Construction will provide operational and strategic leadership, direction, and coordination for all MGB’s planning, design, and construction activities, including all renovations, modernizations, expansion projects, and other anticipated major capital and new construction initiatives.

The Vice-President is responsible for the main functional areas to include: Master Planning; Facilities Planning; Design and Construction Project Management; Real Estate Portfolio Management; Building Information Modeling; Space Management; and FM data systems. 

The Vice President will clearly define and manage the overall structure, team, and processes needed to successfully execute the annual capital cycle and capital program, and assure all enterprise objectives are met. The incumbent will manage Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, space data, and the real estate portfolio, while coordinating the management activities of all real estate operations and transactions. The Vice President will report to the Senior Vice-President, Real Estate, Facilities & Operations.

The Vice-President will oversee a department of approximately 20-30 employees. They are a multi-disciplinary team of project coordinators, project managers, senior project managers, real estate professionals, facilities planners, and administrative staff. The staff is supported by outside contractors. The VP will lead and manage 120 to 150 capital projects and 25-50 feasibility studies annually. The span of control encompasses two hospitals, Brigham & Women’s and  Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and multiple off-campus locations, including owned and leased spaces.

Strong team-building and leadership skills are required, with integrity at the core of their management approach. The ability to take initiative, embrace change, and exercise sound judgment with all, including staff and colleagues, is required.   


A BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering, or Architecture, is required, as is an MS in Engineering, a Master of Architecture, or an MBA in a relevant field. An Architect or Professional Engineer license is strongly preferred, as is significant progressive experience in similar roles with an Academic Medical Center.

A minimum of ten (10) years progressive experience in the design and management of complex healthcare or institutional research organizations, with new construction and renovation project experience required. Significant and varied expertise in major institutional facility construction management, development, planning, and design, is preferred.

A leader with significant management experience overseeing major facility planning, design, construction, and real estate projects, including major new construction ($50-$100M) and facility redevelopment activities, is preferred.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with and between other architects, project managers, department heads, administrators, consultants, and contractors.

About Us

Gosselin/Martin Associates is an established leader in healthcare consulting. The firm is a leading healthcare management recruiter and provides healthcare management skills education to facility departments in hospitals and systems across the country. If interested, please contact us at 508-660-1800.



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