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Full-time Senior Consultant Project Manager

at Capita Symonds in London

We are currently seeking 2 permanent Senior Project Manager Consultants to join our successful Health division.
Capita Health is a leading healthcare development and professional services business with a specialist understanding of the healthcare system. We are industry experts in healthcare and capital planning, property and project management, working with over a quarter of the organisations within the NHS market at any given time.

Successful applicants will be expected to-
Contribute to the achievement of Capita Health’ overall business plan through fee earning to set annual targets.
Maintain and develop existing relationships with Capita Health clients and ensure that customer-focused high quality services are maintained.
Responsibility for customer development and increase in the client base ensure expertise knowledge and new services are promoted and sound working relationships with Estates advisors in Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts and other NHS organisations.
Engage with Capita Health team to ensure expertise, knowledge and new services are promoted to all Capita Health clients.
Actively participate in collecting market intelligence across the market and provide feedback to Capita  Health Senior Team in the development of the marketing strategy.
Manage the manpower resource of a project team to ensure profitable business and sustainable client relationships are achieved.
Arrange, facilitate and lead in client meetings, conferences and other project team activities.
Manage space planning, design solutions, feasibility studies, capital planning, design and contract supervision and option appraisals etc in connection with proposed and approved developments.
Produce client’s Capital Project Management monitoring procedures in accordance with Concode, CIM and other NHS or Clients recommendations.
Manage the planning and delivery of all projects, to ensure that schemes are delivered to exceed client’s expectations and are completed on time, and within budget.
Prepare and maintain monthly financial performance against agreed targets.
Interface with other senior managers within Capita Health.
Attend training to develop and build on knowledge and professional skills.
Adhere to health and safety policy.

One of the positions is to be based with an existing Acute NHS hospital client overseeing a large new build project along with various other work streams. You will be managing a multi-disciplined team on site and responsible for programme management and project delivery as well as carrying out business case development.

The second role will be working predominantly with a private health client for the first 3-6 months with a view to working on other projects after this initial early stage of existing projects.

Relevant post qualification experience
Experience in working in the NHS or private health/, other Government Departments,
Construction related profession or in a consultancy environment.
Managerial experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent numerate skills
Ability to organise self and others
Project management and budgetary finance
Negotiation skills
IT literate in Microsoft applications
Proven ability to function at a senior managerial level
Use of MS Project
Current driving licence
Prepared to travel and work out of hours as and when work demands
Manage to produce high quality work to tight timescales and in a possible stressful environment.
Prepared to mentor and coach staff


Excellent inter-personal skills
Decisive and proactive
Problem solver
A positive team player
Motivator of others
Positive proactive can-do approach
Prepared to listen and learn

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