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Construction Project Manager - Capital Delivery

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead building construction project teams, which could include a design team, Divisional Managers, Senior Managers, Consultants, Doctors and external bodies.
  • Manage the selection and appointments of building design teams of professionals such as Architects, Structural Engineers, Principal Designers and CDM advisors, Services Design Consultants, Contractors and Sub-contractors to carry out work for the Trust.
  • Responsible for ensuring that building construction and engineering services works, which include multi-million-pound contracts are carried out to appropriate standards from feasibility stage to post completion stage.
  • Manage construction projects within the Trust capital programme, liaise with other Directorates and carry out on-call manager's duties.
  • Provides specialist construction and building administration knowledge for projects within the Capital Programme. Produce designs and specifications to users' requirements and in compliance with current building regulations, and tender documents and construction contracts.
  • Involved in developing and implementing policies and specialist programmes that would impact Trust wide.

  • Main duties of the job


    1.01 Manages consultant selection and ensures construction technical standards are always maintained to deliver Trust's schemes

    1.02 Implement controls to ensure individual construction projects are kept within approved Targets


    2.01 Maintains the technical library and Document Management System

    2.02 Staff training


    3.01 Complies with all fire, H& S legislation, building regulations, Risk Management policy and Infection Control policies.

    3.02Ensures all construction works are carried out with min. risk and disruption, co-ordinating any complaints


    4.01 Leads joint planning teams, Business Cases, option appraisal and feasibility study groups, briefing teams accordingly.


    5.01 Controls, monitors the individual construction project budgets, time and performance including contractual documentation


    6.01 Ensure projects within the capital programme are procured in accordance with Trust's Standing Orders, Standing FIs and National advice

    6.02 Compliance with CDM Regulations.


    7.01 Communicates both internally and externally ie Wolverhampton City Council

    About us

    The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

    We are delighted that we have been rated asGoodby CQC. We have achievednumerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

    The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    1.00 CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT1.01 Delivery of the Trust's rolling capital investment programme.1.02 Management of individual construction schemes and projects as part of the programme.1.03 Manages the selection of design and construction consultants, Architects, Structural Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, and Principal Designers and CDM advisors.1.04 Implement controls to ensure that individual construction projects are kept within approved budgets and the capital expenditure is contained within the programme and provides regular monitoring reports for each of the schemes nominated to the post-holder in accordance with Directorateprocedures.1.05 Ensures that the proper construction professional and technical standards are maintained throughout each project.1.06 Communicates technical redevelopment-related construction information to Trust managers, contractors, advisors, suppliers and negotiates with them.1.07 Exchanges construction technical project-related information with specialists, non-specialists negotiates and refines brief with professionals, contractors and suppliers.1.08 Ensuring that reporting lines for communications are maintained and updated.1.09 Responsible for the provision of state-of-the-art buildings, equipment and facilities for patient care.1.10 Responsible for taking and transcribing formal minutes including: Strategic planning meetings, Design Team meetings, Contract Meetings, Construction progress meetings.1.11 Responsible for evaluating equipment with user before purchase co-ordinate acceptance testing and commissioning.2.00 ESTATE MANAGEMENT2.01 Maintains the technical library and Document Management System for the Directorate.2.02 Co-ordinates training of Trust staff in the use of new equipment and buildings at commissioning stage.2.03 Provides estate data and as fitted'' drawings, operating and maintenance manuals.2.04 Uses software including Microsoft Office and Computer Aided Design system for building plans.2.05 Responsible for ensuring all information is available for and carries out post project evaluation and that the information is maintained throughout the life of the Project.2.06 Undertakes buildings and equipment condition surveys.2.07 Formulates and co-ordinates testing and commissioning strategies prior to occupation of the building, liaising with key clinical personnel and ensuring adequate time and resources are available.3.0 FIRE, HEALTH & SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT3.01 Ensures that each capital scheme includes and complies with all fire, health and safety legislation, building regulations, Risk Management policy and Infection Control policies.3.02 Makes judgements involving complex facts or situations, which require the analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options.3.03 Makes judgements across a wide range of estates and construction issues taking into account current legislation, H& S regulations, conflicting demands condition of plant & equipment.3.04 Ensures the Trust complies with all National directives concerning procurement of construction works and consultant services.3.05 Ensures all construction works are carried out with minimum risk and disruption to patients and staff, and to deal with any staff and patients complaints in a prompt and efficient manner.3.06 Ensures that the Trust complies with Concode and the Capital Investment Manual.4.00 CAPITAL PLANNING4.01 Leads joint planning teams, option appraisal and feasibility study groups.4.02 Provides input into and takes the lead on Business Cases for capital development in accordance with the Department of Health Capital Investment Manual and Trust procedures.4.03 Preparing briefing information for construction design teams, contractors and suppliers engaged in capital works.4.04 Long term and short-term project planning, emergency, contingency planning for critical services.4.05 Responsible for setting up and ensuring formal reporting is carried out for all Project team and project sub-groups.4.06 Reviews and assist in the development of policies for construction work.4.07 Participates in the selection of term contractors, term consultants and suppliers, and manage work and cost against the contracts awarded.4.08 Liaises with and assists the Estates Development Projects Team and Estates Team with the preparation work on any new development.4.09 Planning applications for projects including all design issues.5.0 FINANCIAL BUDGETORY CONTROL5.01 Controls the individual project budgets and provides regular monitoring reports for all levels of management.5.02 Advises on certification of contract payments, payment of fees, contract documents and agreements, and manages the handover procedures.5.03 Ensures that each scheme meets the requirements of clients' and staff needs, timescales and budgets.5.04 Implements systems of control to monitor cost, time and performance of all external consultants, advisors and contractors ensuring a clear and concise audit trail.6.0 GOVERNANCE6.01 Ensure projects within the capital programme are procured in accordance with the Trusts Standing Orders, Standing Financial Instructions and National advice 6.02 Ensure the Trusts external advisors and consultants, contractors and suppliers are procured in accordance with the Trusts Standing Orders, Trusts Standing Financial Instructions and National advice 6.03 Ensures that projects within the capital programme comply with the Construction, Design and Management Regulations.6.04 Ensures individual projects within the capital programme are procured in accordance with NHS Estates guidance.7.0 COMMUNICATIONS7.01 Communicates within the Directorate to all members of staff, consultants and contractors and suppliers employed by the Trust across all aspects of the post-holders job description 7.02 Gives instructions to members of staff, advisors, contractors and suppliers.7.03 Communicates technical development related information to Trust Managers, advisors, contractors and suppliers, and negotiates with them 7.04 Communicates with Trust staff, the managerial and professional aspects of the job description in order to influence managerial decisions 7.05 Ensure consultation takes place with external organisations such as the Wolverhampton City Council.8:0 NOTESThe above duties and responsibilities represent current priorities and are not definitive. The role will inevitably vary and develop over time. Changes will be made in discussion with the post holder in the light of service needs.This job description is subject to review with the post holder annually, as part of the personal development plan, and is also subject to review in accordance with any changes in Trust policy and future development of the service. All employees must adhere to and perpetuate Trust policies,procedures and precedents.Your attention is drawn to the confidential nature of information collected within the NHS. The unauthorised use of or disclosure of patient or other personal information is a dismissible offence and in the case of computerised information could result in a prosecution for an offence and action for civil damages under the Date Protection Act.The Trust has adapted and Equality and Diversity Strategy covering all of the staff and it is the responsibility of all staff to comply with the policy.This position is to cover all RWT/WHT hospital sites and it is a Trust expectation for an employee to be up to date with Covid-19 vaccinations.

    Person Specification



    • Educated to a construction degree (Masters) in relevant building/engineering subject
    • Excellent knowledge of construction process including types of building contracts


    • Membership of relevant construction professional institution
    • Continuous Professional Development - CPD



    • Senior Management experience managing a multi-disciplinary team in UK Construction Industry
    • Experienced in Construction Contract Administration and Financial monitoring & control
    • Experience of construction capital developments working with appointed legal, financial and technical advisers
    • Knowledge of working with construction procurement systems
    • Office 365 illiterate with good Working knowledge of CAD and MS Project


    • NHS Experience in managing construction projects
    • Good working knowledge of PFI



    • Strong interpersonal/negotiation skills
    • Highly developed written and verbal english communication skills
    • Able to chair meetings and give presentations


    • Good knowledge of report writing
    • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations



    • Must be able to work flexible hours
    • Agreeable to work in all areas of the NHS Trust estates to include site surveying, sewer and pest infestations
    • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a Team


    • Willing to work in weekends and public holidays
    • Ability to assist patients, relatives, clients during incidental contact



    • Must be able to drive/have access to a vehicle for cross-site travel
    • Competent keyboard user to include using procurement systems


    • Willingness to continue to learn and develop

    Employer details

    Employer name

    The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


    New Cross Hospital

    Wolverhampton Road


    WV10 0PQ

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