Capital Works Project Manager (Building) - James Cook University Hospital

  • Serco Plc
  • Nov 10, 2021
Construction Project Manager Management Architect & Design Skilled Trades & Labour Architect

Job Description

Permanent - Full Time

£34,000 - £40,000 pa + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package

The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough is a designated major trauma centre and provides all its specialties from one site which is unique for a hospital of its size. James Cook provides a wide range of district general hospital services and specialist services. It has 1,024 beds, a 24-hour acute admissions unit and an emergency department which houses the major trauma centre for Durham, East Cleveland, Tees Valley and North Yorkshire and has its own helipad.

Serco provide back office support services for James Cook University Hospital which include a variety of Soft and Hard FM Services including Catering, Cleaning, Maintenance and Portering.

The Capital Works Project Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of allocated Trust initiated Capital Works projects. This will include participating in the planning, design and delivery of any Trust Capital Project works, supporting the minor new works service and provide interface with the Trust's Estates and Facilities team. The Capital Works project manager will support the Estates Manager - Capital Works in the effective running of the entire end to end capital works process.

Responsibilities include the management of any directly employed engineering labour associated to Capital works service delivery, statutory, mandatory and contractual obligations, onsite stores provision for building services and will support the Engineering and Building Manager in the effective running of the Estates and Maintenance Service Agreement. Accountabilities will include:

  • Project management of Trust initiated Capital Works, to include co-ordination, programming and financial control to stringent requirements of both timescales and costs.
  • Project management of minor new works, to include co-ordination, programming and financial control to stringent requirements of both timescales and costs.
  • The preparation of tender documentation and evaluation of tender returns for Trust Capital Works and Minor New Works
  • Provide reports detailing the asset condition and any work necessary to maintain the Hospital estate at the appropriate designated maintenance standard.
  • Participate in six monthly environmental and estates condition audits to identify asset conditions and future maintenance requirements.
  • Minimise disruption to the clinical continuity and mitigate / control project specific risks from unavailability and service performance deductions.
  • Manages the delivery of any reactive Life Cycle works of the Annual Life Cycle programme as directed.
  • Comply with the procedures as detailed in the companies Quality Assurance Manuals and Health and Safety Policies, including that of the CDM Regulations.
  • Liaison with Endeavour, the Trust and other members of the Estates Management team as required.
  • Liaison with and management of any external design consultants and architects associated with Trust initiated Capital Schemes.
  • Carry out assigned Authorised/Responsible person duties for up to three individual building related disciplines.
  • Participates in the preparation of the Annual Programme identifying plant/services which may comprise services delivery.
  • Deputise as required for Estates Manager - Capital Works.

What you'll need to do the role

You will ideally hold knowledge of Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts; preferably with experience in a hospital setting. The ideal candidate should have proven operational and project delivery experience within the facilities management service, including pre and post tender work. From your previous experience there should be an ability to manage, interpret and suggest alternative solutions to operational and Capital scheme issues. As a manager you should be an effective communicator and have strong customer relationship skills, including possessing a high level of diplomacy.

Please note that the role may require the holder to visit areas that have patients, discretion is always therefore required and patient privacy and dignity will be at the forefront of everything you do.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.

A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.

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