Head of Capital Projects

Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Job Details

Finegreen are supporting a leading healthcare organisation based in the Midlands to appoint a senior Estates professional to operationally manage several Capital Projects/Programmes.

A leadership post, responsible for the overall capital development schemes and all staffing related. This will include the project team and associated staffing, including external contractor management.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsibility for the delivery of the operational capital programme including planning, design, construction, and commissioning, ensuring minimum disruption to patient, staff and visitor safety during construction works;
  • Select and appoint external contractors to ensure project delivery and governance, including design teams (architects, civil engineers, and electrical & mechanical engineers), construction contractors, cost and programme consultants, legal advisors, and health and safety advisors;
  • Ensuring that all projects are correctly managed including contract management, making sure regular reports are developed and presented to demonstrate all aspects of project governance;
  • Manage project programmes with each individual project manager;
  • Develop the existing capital projects team to ensure that there are suitable resources (quantity, skills and experience) to deliver the capital programme;
  • Lead and manage the overall governance and risk management processes for all projects;
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Demonstrated experience of working within a senior operational management post, leading on Capital Development and teams related;
  • Professional qualification in related estates field, ideally engineering or building services;
  • Ideally hold current Membership of Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) or similar professional body (or working towards);
  • Highly developed leadership skills with ability to motivate and inspire others;
  • Ability to think strategically and develop practical plans to implement strategies;
  • Excellent communication skills.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or sent an updated CV to donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk


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.


Company info
0345 130 4006
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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