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Assistant Project Manager

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for the support of project delivery to time, budget and quality of delegated capital and revenue projects, including project and programme management, cost and contract management, procurement management quality management, health and safety and risk management in support of the Trust objectives.

Main duties of the job

To support and guide the Senior Project Manager in the management of projects within the estate and to provide the most practical and economic solutions for design, procurement, construction, management, commission and maintenance of the development. Ensure that the Senior Project Manager has the right information and knowledge at the right time to exercise authority properly.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community.We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence.These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Project Management - Support one or more projects and/or be responsible for one or more smaller scale projects. Establish and support managing an effective project team to include user representatives. Develop a Project Initiation Document and detailed project plan to ensure delivery of the project to agreed budget, programme, scope and quality standards. Support and manage to ensure the successful delivery within an acute hospital environment. Ensure that all aspects of the projects are managed based on best practice. Responsible for ensuring the correct surveys are carried out.

Reporting - Produce regular reports using Trusts IT systems including project management software. Report monthly as required by Capital Management Group.

Develop. monitor and keep up to date an overall programme/ schedule for the project to ensure that the project is delivered to the agreed timescale. Establish and implement robust project monitoring and change control systems. Work with the Capital Development team and support the Senior Project Manager and clinical/operational service in developing the project from the Strategic Outline case business case stage to Outline Business Case and Full business case.

Person Specification



  • Degree qualified in a construction related discipline or specialist knowledge through equivalent experience
  • Experience of successful project management of construction projects
  • knowledge of healthcare guidance, HTMs HBNs and others industry specific guidance.


  • Knowledge and experience of ADB software.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing schedules of accommodation.
  • Development and writing of business cases.

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Osler Lodge John Radcliffe Hospital




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