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Senior Project Manager

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
£64,408 to £73,961 a year pa inc
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
The Estates & Facilities Directorate is responsible for management of estate, facilities and capital developments for the Trust,

The Trust requires a Senior Project Manager with extensive knowledge of construction, to undertake a variety of capital developments. Typically, the value of schemes is in the region of �20,000 to �11m and includes the management of Construction projects, in-house and via external consultants. You will also be expected to design, tender and manage smaller Construction projects independently without reverting to Consultants.

Main duties of the job

The post requires solid experience of developing briefs and designs, compiling project documentation, managing complex projects, contract administration, budget control and commissioning all undertaken whilst maintaining close communication with clinical staff and stakeholders.

The post will also manage and co-ordinate the output of 2 project managers, reporting on progress and cost to the Head of Estate Development

A construction related degree or membership of a professional body is preferred but this may not be necessary if relevant experience can be demonstrated. Mobility is essential so you will hold a full driving licence. This is an office based post.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care

Job description

Job responsibilities

Contributing to the development of an efficient and effective estate strategy that supports the delivery of excellent health services within the capital and revenue allowances.

Manage the day to day activity of the Trusts Construction Project Managers.

Producing policies and standardised operational procedures for the consistent delivery of projects by the Trust.

Responsible for the effective delivery of various capital projects (value dependant on seniority) in line with the estates strategy, including space reviews, feasibility studies, production of business cases and the management of capital projects from inception to completion.

Ensuring estates projects are planned and implemented in conjunction with colleagues within the directorate, from other Trust directorates and providers, ensuring the scheme meet the on-going operational needs and objectives of the organisations.

Provide expertise and specialist professional construction and estates advice to other estates and facilities staff, directors, senior management of the organisation, and at times to external agencies.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification in a construction related subject (or equivalent experience) supplemented by a range of specialist estates and project management knowledge acquired through postgraduate courses to master's level equivalent and significant experience in a senior management role.



  • Membership of a relevant professional body is desirable such as RICS, CIOB (CPD required to maintain.)



  • Knowledge of procurement including tendering processes, and of PFI and LIFT.



  • Significant (5-10 yrs) experience in a project management role, ideally within a health setting.



  • Management of individuals, teams and external agencies, from a broad range of professional backgrounds



  • Ability to take strategic overview and develop medium/ long-term scenarios and plans.

Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Mary's Hospital

Frognal Avenue


DA14 6LT

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