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Projects - Estates Officer

Posted 6 March by Taskmaster Easy Apply Ended

SUMMARY

The Estates Officer (Projects) (EOP) shall be responsible for the management of contract administration processes for all capital and minor works projects undertaken by the Estates Department, ensuring they are delivered on programme and within budget.

The EOP shall be responsible for the management, procurement and delivery of specific projects and services as delegated by the Capital Manager (CM).

The EOP shall be a key member of the Estates Capital team and assist the CM in ensuring that all delegated services meet statutory and NHS targets.

Project management

  • Manage projects delegated by the CM to ensure they are designed, procured and commissioned to comply with all relevant health and safety regulations, Building Regulations together with all other relevant statutes, acts, industry legislation and NHS guidance.
  • Liaise with the CM, client departments, Trust managers, design teams and local authorities as necessary to develop the project brief.
  • Undertake surveys during the preparation of a project brief in order to assist the preparation of CAD drawings.
  • Manage the delivery of delegated projects within agreed timescales and budget, ensuring value for money at all stages.
  • Liaise with Estates Authorised Persons as necessary to ensure the appropriate permits to work are in place where necessary.
  • Manage contractors' working on site effectively and deal with any issues, e.g. grievance or performance issues.
  • Liaise with client departments as appropriate to ensure their procedures are complied with during the course of the project.
  • Act as authorised signatory for delegated projects ensuring compliance with Trust and Audit procedures.
  • Undertake post project evaluation in line with audit approved procedures.

Capital support

  • Ensure that the Capital Investment Manual, audit approved procedures and the Trust's Standing Orders are complied with during the progress of any building or engineering project managed by the Estates Department.
  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of the contracts used for construction and engineering projects and professional appointments, e.g. JCT, NEC and 'blue book', to ensure the Estates Department can effectively manage its schemes procured under such contracts.
  • Liaise with the Supplies Department for the issue of tender documents. Undertake evaluation of received tender information and ensure the Trust's procurement procedures are followed.
  • Take an active role in all projects to ensure the effective management of contractors working on site. This shall include visiting construction sites, where necessary, ensuring personal compliance with health and safety legislation and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
  • Use own judgement and initiative to analyse and resolve any contractual or personnel issues with regard to the management of contracts and contractors.
  • Liaise with Local Authorities with regard to Building Regulations and Planning applications.

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Required skills

  • projects
  • Estates

Reference: 34616699

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