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Senior Project Manager

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 per annum (Incl. HCAS)
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Responsible for being the principal lead for assigned projects within EDTS, our in-house design team at Berkshire Healthcare, and projects for external clients ensuring that they are delivered to the highest standard and within project timescales and budgets. Apply PRINCE2 and other project management methodology to all projects undertaken ensuring that all documentation is readily available to Project Board members.

Responsible for the leadership, support, and management of the EDTS Projects team including staff development, recruitment and retention, training, discipline, and work assessments / appraisals.

To represent the EDTS team as a whole during project meetings, while accepting the responsibilities / deliverables of each key stage within the project lifespan. To also represent the needs of the organisation when managing third party contractors and suppliers. To provide accurate budget forecasts and frequent budget updates to the Directorate concerned.

To provide technical and operational guidance to project board members (including Senior and Executive Staff) when required.

This is an important liaison role with clinicians and service managers across the Trust to ensure requirements are fully understood so that projects deliver the right physical solution for that service.

Main duties of the job

  • Work flexibly in response to project need across multiple sites.
  • Support and lead colleagues in the delivery of projects.
  • Diverse property portfolio, nature of projects and client base.

About us

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we're committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you'll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme including electric vehicles
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities, the environment and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave
  • Free parking across Trust sites

If you share our values and would like to come and work for us, please submit your application as soon as possible as we'll occasionally close roles early that have a high number of applications.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves for you to be considered for this role:
  • Experience of managing projects through inception, design and completion.
  • Project management experience in healthcare and/or construction industry.
  • Ability to draw out briefs from multidisciplinary stakeholders with competing and conflicting priorities.
  • Car driver with ability and readiness to travel to multiple sites

  • For further information about the role, please see the attached job description and person specification. We strongly encourage you to review how you meet the criteria in person specification and write about this point-by-point in your supporting statement for the best chance of being shortlisted. For further application tips- see the help with your application document attached once you click apply.

    If you're someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, you belong at Berkshire Healthcare

    We welcome a conversation about flexibility and any questions you may have. Please don't hesitate to call: Roman Trotsyuk on 01628632012 or email: who'll be delighted to help.

    We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

    Person Specification



    • Educated to degree level or equivalent or specialist relevant experience
    • Post graduate management qualification or significant management experience
    • Current post graduate formal Project Management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2) or current proven knowledge of project management principles


    • MSP Practitioner qualified or equivalent Programme Management qualification

    Continuous Professional Development


    • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development

    Previous Experience


    • Extensive experience of managing multiple Construction and Corporate Projects at various levels.

    Additional Requirements


    • Ability to travel to multiple sites

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


    St Marks Hospital

    112 St Marks Road


    SL6 6DU

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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