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Estates Capital Projects Manager

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Estates team at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. The role provides an extensive opportunity for an experienced and motivated Project Managerto work together with the Head of Capital Projects to advance and deliver the new National Centre For Child Health Technology along with assisting the delivery of all other capital schemes.

Working in a supportive and encouraging team, you will encounter a broad and diverse workload within a number of significant major projects across a portfolio of buildings and sites.

You will be a compassionate, accountable individual who treats all colleagues, patients and service users with respect and seeks to deliver excellence in your role. You will share the Trust values and be committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Main duties of the job

Key duties will include:
  • Undertaking all scheme specific Project Management duties aligned with the RIBA work stages 1 - 7
  • Facilitating and/or attending designer and stakeholder meetings.
  • Carry out Project Management interface duties with external design team.
  • Preparation of scheme specific reports
  • Assist in the development of design/tender documentation.
  • management of other day-to-day projects
  • undertaking a review of risk assessments and method statements
  • Supervision of onsite works including out of hours works where required.
  • assisting the team in undertaking all other projects
  • completing project administration in a timely manner

You will be able to evidence excellent organisational and prioritisation skills to support the effective management of highly complex projects. The ability to independently make decisions, within the remit of the role, whilst ensuring cohesive team and system working will be essential. Desired qualities include the ability to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and accountability.

About us

Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.

We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision \to create a healthier future for children and young people.
  • Outstanding patient care
  • Brilliant place to work
  • Leader in children's health

Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.

We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main focus of this role is to carry out Project Management duties aligned with the RIBA work stages 1-7 on the new National Centre for Child Health Technology building to ensure that the new development aligns with the clients requirements.

In addition, you may be tasked with assisting with the designing and overseeing of other capital works necessary to make additions, alterations and adaptions and refurbishments to Health Services buildings and engineering services, which may include creating written specifications for all elements of work to enable contractors to submit quotations, and to manage contractors on site to ensure they work safely and that the quality of the finished scheme is acceptable to NHS standards.

For full details, please see the job description and person specification. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 12th June 2023.

If you have any questions about the job role and responsibilities or would like an informal site visit prior to making an application then please do not hesitate to get in touch, Stephen Brunyee 0114 271 7086 or email

Inclusive Recruitment & Selection

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.

We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager:

We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at

Trust Values

The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
  • Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
  • Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
  • Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion

Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care

Person Specification



  • Degree, HND, HNC or proven graduate level ability in Project Management and building knowledge.
  • Experience to a master's equivalent level in Construction Project Management, Mechanical or Electrical engineering, Building services or Construction
  • Experience of working on NHS / Hospital projects


  • Projects / Management Qualification (such as Prince 2, Organisational management)
  • Evidence of on-going professional development.



  • Proven track record in Project Management and commissioning of Major Construction projects including liaising with design teams/contractors and multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience / ability to work with administrative systems and within budgets.
  • Planning and organising of complex activities / projects.


  • Data Inputting/Analysis.
  • Proven project management and commissioning experience within the NHS
  • Experience of undertaking duties as an Authorised person engineering system.



  • Evidence of excellent system working, organisational skills, prioritisation and communication skills including convening and chairing meetings.
  • Experience of being able to work as part of a team, whilst being able to work independently. Making decisions appropriate to level of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of health and safety in construction.


  • Knowledge of procurement and commissioning processes.

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