Estates Capital Senior Project Manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£66,718 to £76,271 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for a self-motivated Senior Estates Project Manager with extensive experience within the NHS and or Healthcare sector (or similar) in the built environment to be part of our Estates Capital Projects team. As a Senior Estate Project Manager, you will be site based full time and report to the Head of Estates Capital Projects and have a strong track record with the delivery of construction projects, be a highly motivated, experienced team player with excellent financial and communication skills. You will be required to work on Capital & Estates Backlog projects on all the Trust sites, with project values from �5k upwards. You will be working alongside Trust stakeholders to develop schemes, with responsibilities for procurement, control of design teams and be accountable for financial performance, programme and quality delivery and supporting on business case development. We are looking for a highly experienced Estates Capital Project Manager with significant Construction work experience within the NHS and or Healthcare sector. You will have a Masters degree or equivalent in a Construction related field and evidence of CPD.

The Estates Capital Projects Team are responsible for the delivery of the physical environment aspect of the Trust's capital programme whilst achieving the objectives and visions of the organisation.

Main duties of the job

  • Working as part of a team you should be comfortable working autonomously and have sound judgement skills. You will have experience of working in a high demanding environment with strong Project management experience with the ability to prioritise your workload accordingly.
  • Be able to ensure the day to day management of whole project budgets, contractors and delivery of the project deliverables within the constraints agreed.
  • Producing project documentation involving Business case writing, reports and plans, specific project documentation, highlight and checkpoint progress reports, quality assurance reports, and risk/issue management logs related to their schemes.
  • Managing the relationship with external suppliers to define and agree business needs. To ensure objectives and system requirements and any interfaces with the operational hospital staff are met so that the scheme delivers the agreed output specification and commissioners/users' requirements.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work closely with different stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a successful Estates Project, these will include Estates operations teams, security, fire, health & safety and infection control teams.
  • Sound knowledge of cost management and reporting on capital projects, from production of budget estimates to OB & FB cost forms, cash flow forecasts and monitoring and reporting on your project commitments, costs and forecasts.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • A BSc, BA MA Degree in Engineering or a Construction discipline
  • Or A BSc or BA (as above) with demonstrable extensive Senior Management Experience in a similar organisation.


  • Membership of a professional institution such as RICS, RIBA, CIBSE, CIOB.
  • Management qualification
  • PRINCE 2



  • Practical experience in project Extensive Demonstrable pre qualification practical experience in project management in a relevant and appropriate Health Service a relevant and appropriate Health Service environment.
  • Extensive Demonstrable pre qualification experience in the Commissioning of new Health Service facilities in an NHS environment including design, specification, Project Management and Contract Administration.
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant Health and Safety legislation
  • Successful leadership, in large health organisation
  • Management of all staff groups in an elective surgical centre environment
  • Procurement management, including goods and supplies, service contracts etc.
  • Multi-stakeholder contract negotiation, procurement and management.
  • Managing multi-disciplinary relationships in a relevant organisational setting

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level literacy skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Ability to conceptualise and persuade
  • High analytical skills
  • Radical Management and Performance Change capabilities
  • Ability to work with complexity and ambiguity, eg, around professional and managerial imperatives
  • Political awareness
  • Financial awareness and reporting specific to Capital Building Projects.
  • Highly proficient use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proficient in management of formal construction contracts, NEC/JCT


  • Ability and desire to learn new skills

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