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Senior Estates Project Manager

Job Reference: 449-CP1069

Solent NHS Trust
Southampton / Westwood House
£40,057 - £45,839 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Our Estates Team is looking for an experienced and qualified Senior Project Manager to join our friendly and dynamic team! You will be responsible for the management and delivery of projects across Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in a variety of clinical and administrative settings in line with the Trust’s capital plan and estates strategy. With management responsibility for directly reporting staff within the team structure.

We are looking for candidates who hold a Project management qualification and/or applied experience within the construction industry.

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

The department delivers a with range of estates functions in relation to Projects, Maintenance, Site Operations and Medical Devices safety to the Trust’s freehold and leased buildings across Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton.

In collaboration with the Trust’s corporate, service and other estates partners the department monitors, maintains and improves the estate to deliver local and national estate guidance and strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Project managing estates projects, including new works, refurbishment, building adaptation, service relocation and space conversion schemes

  • Ensure the procurement of construction works in coordination with the Trust’s Procurement Department

  • Manage and appoint design teams

  • Raising and approve orders

  • Mange project expenditure within defined budgets

  • Ensure project documentation is in place, monitored and reported on

  • Manage directly reporting staff.


Personal Skills/Qualities

  • Self-motivated and organised

  • Communication Skills, written and verbal.

  • Effectively prioritise and manage own workload, delivering to tight timescales

  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects

  • Strategic thinker with ability to plan and implement change

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a range of clinical and corporate teams, services and agencies.

For more information on the post, please contact Ben Meehan on either 07919 397016 or


Job Specific Location/Base -Westwood House, 100 Peartree Avenue, Bitterne, Southampton, SO19 7JL

Hours per week -37.5

Confirmed Interview Date -15 February 2022


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All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

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