About The Role

About this opportunity

Based in Gleeds Cambridge Office shall be a recognised Project Management expert spanning both public, independent health and care as well as third sector capital project activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Leading major healthcare commissions within the region (including London)
• Supporting the development of as well as the application of national Health and Care strategies in the regional context designed to deliver business objectives and priorities;
• Actively identifying Health and Care sector business opportunities spanning public, independent and third sector operators;
• Converting business opportunities featuring in National and Regional investment programmes;
• Building project delivery teams in line with NHSE&I requirement;
• Applying Gleeds processes and procedures aligned to healthcare programme priorities;
• Be fully conversant with core sector guidance and apply this to secure and deliver target commissions;
• Applying a strategic approach to commercial aspects impacting on the resources and profitability;
• Take a Regional lead for healthcare commissions spanning the 4 core Gleeds disciplines of Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying and Advisory.
• Contribute to expanding the sector resource pool by training and upskilling Regional resources;
• Drafting bid responses for Procure 22 / Procure 2020 framework opportunities within the Region;
• Be the Regional Coordinator for multi-disciplinary team bids;
• Adopt a coordinating stance for the application of HTM’s and HBN’s, including proposed derogations;
• Provide a comprehensive application of the Health Premises Cost Guides prevails for NHS schemes;
• Provide guidance on the application of the HM Treasury Green Book (5 Case Model) plus Estate Annexe;
• Taking a lead position with any Regional 6 Facet Survey, master planning or Service Led Estate Strategy being bid or when commissioned. Formulating and managing strategies to deliver the business objectives;
• Actively identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Unit’s activities;
• Ensuring that projects are managed in accordance with Gleeds processes and procedures (governance and controls);
• Agreeing fees and charges for potential services with Service Line Leads / Regional Director;
• Agreeing appointments / scope of services. Ensuring that appointments are in place prior to commencing service delivery;
• Delivering high quality services and deliverables ensuring that services meet our Customer’s requirements;
• Reviewing scope of appointments on a monthly basis to ensure services are being delivered in accordance with appointments;
• Managing and maintaining Customer relationships (i.e. Clients, business partners and other consultants). Ensuring a Customer care plan is in place;
• Ensuring enough resources are made available to deliver services on our projects, including managing resource conflict resolution (with fellow directors);
• Leading and managing Teams, including working with Associate / Project Directors in managing resources and workload. Ensuring compliance with administrative requirements (appraisals, training, timesheets etc);
• Managing employees, focusing on retention and development;
• Developing and enhancing Gleeds professional services capability;
• Briefing employees on relevant aspects of Gleeds business;
• Preparing bids for services;
• Managing service delivery for profit;
• Managing the commercial aspects of projects (e.g. scope of services/deliverables, invoices, payments, and debt management);
• Working harmoniously with Directors and assisting Service Line Leads / Regional Director.

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • Generous holiday allowance plus option to purchase additional days through the holiday purchase scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our global travel scholarship programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

About You

Who we’re looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills;

• Extensive experience in delivering project management and/or programme management services on construction projects, of which 3 years were in responsible leadership function in the management of major construction projects or frameworks;
• Excellent knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies;
• Extensive knowledge of construction technologies, sequences, methods and materials;
• Excellent commercial background, including familiarity with contract conditions and procedures and ability to administer contracts (as contract administrator, employer’s agent and/or project manager);
• A recognized Health and Care expert, evidenced by being published or by presentation;
• Sound understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts;
• Demonstrate experience of leading high performance multi-disciplinary project delivery teams;
• Excellent communication skills - both oral and written;
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments;
• Excellent problem solving, negotiating skills, financial and numeracy management skills;
• Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily;
• Proficient networker;
• Ability to prepare first-class bids for services;
• Competent at securing sufficient fees to both complete services and generate required profit levels;
• Demonstrable evidence of delivering services to Clients and managing Client relationships;
• Demonstrable experience of timely interfacing with clients and key stakeholders at the highest level;
• Experience managing multiple projects;
• Ability to work as part of a team and lead teams.

About Us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a gold standard investor in people employer.

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