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Senior Capital Project Manager

Orchard Hill College
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Senior Capital Project Manager

Location: Sutton, SM1

Salary: GBP49,077 GBP57,201 per annum

Working Pattern: 36 hours per week, 8.45am 4.30pm (M-Th); 8.45am 4.15pm (Fr)

The Academy Trust is a family of specialist education providers for over 1500 pupils and students from nursery to further education across 14 academies and 9 college centres in London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. Supporting their academies and college, they also operate learning support, such as nursing and therapy, and a central business support team which includes HR, finance and IT.

Pupils and students within the Academy Trust family have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including autistic spectrum disorder; speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; profound and multiple disabilities; and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

The Academy is a rewarding and inspirational place to work, where everyone works together to create the best possible outcomes for students.

The Role

They are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced, and enthusiastic person to lead their Capital Projects Team. The team is part of the central business support team, based in Sutton, that delivers services to their schools and college as part of a multi-functional team including finance, human resources, procurement, marketing, and IT.

  • You will manage estates capital projects ensuring specifications are appropriately scoped in collaboration with their building surveying partners, commissioning partners and school/college leadership teams.
  • In partnership with their Finance Team, you will liaise and report on the capital and revenue budgets for projects being undertaken, including tracking of expenditure, forecasting and reporting, working to ensure projects are delivered within identified resources.
  • As an experienced and qualified professional, you will work alongside other internal stakeholders to deliver projects that enhance their learning environments both from a curriculum and non- curriculum perspective.

Skills and Qualifications

  • You will have a track record of delivering complex projects to time and budget within the time limited delivery windows available to them during school and college holiday periods.
  • Experience of professional partnerships and relationships as well as significant experience in programme management is essential.
  • Proven experience of leading a high performing team
  • Demonstrate successful experience of project and programme management.
  • Recognised training / qualification associated with built asset project management (Prince 2 or equivalent)
  • Appropriate qualification / experience in programme management
  • A relevant technical qualification or extensive professional experience
  • To hold or be willing to work towards NEBOSH or IOSH qualification.

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable Academy Trust, please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application.

The Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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