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Senior Building Officer - Estates and Facilities

Job Reference: 180-F-190988

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Division Corporate - Estates and Facilities
Addenbrookes Hospital - Division Corporate, Cambridge
£37,570 to £43,772 p.a. p

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH- Estates and Facilities are looking to appoint an individual to join the Capital Planning and Development Department as a Senior Building Officer within the Minor Works team

You will be delivering and procuring minor works projects with value of projects ranging from c£1k to c£75k including alterations and refurbishments across the Cambridge University Hospital Estate in a manner that meets business needs, client objectives and improves the healthcare experience for our patients, staff and visitors. This role will work with a number of stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation; you will ensure the successful delivery of each individual minor works project, paying particular attention to the co-ordination of works with healthcare, research and commercial commitments.

You will act in the role of, contract administrator and quality control as required, for all allocated minor works projects. You will have the ability to prepare and implement risk assessments with great knowledge of MS Office packages and building design applications

You will have the ability to prepare briefs, prepare specifications, pricing (schedule of rates) and run projects with an in-house team and appointed contractors. Working knowledge and understanding of the application of the DDA Regulations, Health & Safety law, Building Control and all forms of Building Contract and performance (KPI) Management applicable to the Construction Industry is desired.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as you will be required gain the confidence of stakeholders both inside and outside of the organisation .If you enjoy working in a friendly fast paced office environment and have previous experience as building surveying , building manager or in construction management, then this role could be for you.

Interviews are due to take place the week commencing 29th July 2019

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Horton-Hiron, Minor Works Manager, on 01223 216800 or

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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