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Deputy Director of Estates, Capital Planning and Programmes

North East England
Band 8d
Closing date
5 Jul 2023

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Commissioning, Director

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Deputy Director of Estates, Capital Planning and Programmes
Band 8d
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North East

Finegreen are supporting a large NHS acute Trust in the North East to appoint a Deputy Director of Estates, Capital Planning and Programmes. The Trust provides acute and community health services to a population of around 1.5 million people.

The Trust operates across over two main sites which includes providing a 24-hour emergency department, regional major trauma centre and a newly constructed diagnostic hub together with a surgical hub currently under construction. The Trust also operates from several primary care hospitals and community locations.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust which has become one of the first acute hospital trusts in England since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to achieve a rating increase to ‘Good’ from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for the care it delivers to patients and service users.

The Deputy Director of Estates, Capital Planning and Programmes will be accountable for the delivery of the Trust’s estates services and capital provided through Private Finance Initiatives (PFI), in house delivery team, P22 Framework and the development and maintenance of the 5 year Capital Plan and Estates Strategy.

The post holder will support and deputise for the Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning, being the lead advisor on all land, property, estate and facilities matters to the Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning and the wider Trust.

The Deputy will need to have a strong Capital background and will lead and manage the Trust’s Capital variations with our PFI partners which will include the day to day management of the lifecycle investment plan in line with the contract.

If you would like to join the Trust on their exciting journey, then we look forward to your interest, application and to meeting you in due course. We encourage applications from candidates with protected characteristics, as we are committed to improving diversity within the organisation.

Recruitment Timetable:

Applications close: Sunday, 9 July (midnight)                
Shortlisting Interviews:    Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 July            
Final interviews and Assessments: Wednesday 2 August        

To request a copy of the information pack, please contact
For an exploratory and confidential conversation about the post, please contact Joe Joyce or Natasha Parmar  

Application is by CV and Cover Letter and should be submitted by email to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

Over the last 17 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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