Capital Development Manager

South East England
Band 8a
09 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a large Healthcare organisation for a Capital Development Manager.

The post will be working in the Southeast Coast England on an Interim/fixed term contract basis until March 2022.

To ensure the successful delivery of delegated capital, revenue funded construction and engineering projects to agreed programme, delegated budget, and quality standards.

Main Responsibilities:
  • The post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing a varied range of capital investment projects for the organisation and ensuring they are delivered successfully;
  • Coordinate and manage different contractors, consultants and design teams who operate within the built environment and oversee complex detailed design within multi-faceted contracts and schemes;
  • Oversee building and construction design works for new and upgraded hospital facilities, designs to be compliant with all applicable codes such as: HTMs, HBNs, HFNs, BS and CIBSE;
  • Lead on development of the risk register and risk management action plan for assigned projects;
  • Manage the full project lifecycle process from initial discussion to final completion and sign-off;
  • Ensure that Capital/Works projects are delivered within an appropriate contractual framework of organisation and compliance in accordance with organisational policies and project management procedures;
  • Develop comprehensive cost plans that capture the entirety of forecast project expenditure and manage the project budget accordingly;
  • Co-ordinate with the appointed Cost Advisor/Quantity Surveyor to ensure projects are controlled against planned expenditure;
  • Ensure that projects are delivered successfully and maintain a high profile within the organisation, through developing and building strong links with key individuals and departments;
  • Facilitate sometimes complex or contentious communication with key stakeholders;
  • Liaise with Local Authority officers on planning and building control and other matters;
  • Ensure that projects are delivered within an appropriate framework of organisation and compliance in accordance with organisational policies and project management procedures;
  • Plan and organise work activities and formulate programmes of works for various capital / minor work development schemes within the built environment including production and updating of project programmes using appropriate software.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A degree in electrical /mechanical engineering or in a construction related discipline including (but not limited to), architecture or quantity surveying, or equivalent experience;
  • Demonstratable evidence of continuing professional development;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
  • The ability to bring people not directly managed on board with new ideas and concepts;
  • Ability to produce and review construction programmes and make comment/suggestions where applicable to the Capital team, design team and end users;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to ensure prompt and effective resolution of issues;
  • Knowledge of Contract valuation, assessment, payment procedures and cashflow forecasting.

If you have the above experience and skill set, please do send a copy of your CV in the first instance, along with your availability to

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