Assistant Project Manager

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This new role will work in the Trust's Capital Team to provide high quality project management for simple projects over a wide range of values from inception to commissioning and handover to the Maintenance Manager and /or the clinical service manager. You will significantly contribute to the management of the Trust's multi-campus, multi-building estate and property portfolio.

You will design, specify and cost to an approved brief and to deliver a completed signed off scheme to agreed programmes on time, within budget, and to specification.

Main duties of the job

Duties of the role include:
  • Assess and prepare service user briefs, identifying the service requirements, objectives to be achieved and Healthcare specific standards (HTMs and HBNs) to be met. Compile and obtain approval to a Project Initiation Document/brief.
  • Liaise with engineering Estates Officers, external consultants and other professionals as required to provide best value solutions.
  • Provide advice as required on construction related legislation including Firecode, Building Regulations, Planning Application Process, Equality Act, Construction Design and Management Regulations, Party Wall matters, and other relevant health and safety legislation and industry standards.
  • Create appropriate project management structures and appoint project team members, ensuring thorough governance procedures are followed.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Direct specific experience of construction project management including budget management over a wide range of values, from �25,000 - �500,000
  • Experience and demonstrable skills in financial management


  • Experience in implementing design principles relating to commercial premises and the production of schedules of work, specifications and Contract Preliminaries
  • NHS and/or public sector experience with Health Technical Memorandums & Health Building Notes



  • Possession of an up to date knowledge of legislation and regulations relating to all aspects of planning, construction and good working practices
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills to develop programmes of work and manage against them


  • A knowledge and understanding of the construction process and all aspects of new construction and refurbishment.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the provision of the maintenance service



  • Possession of a degree, preferably in Building Surveying or Construction or demonstration of equivalent experience


  • Prince 2 Foundation & Practitioner

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