Head of Capital Programme

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
3543184
Contact
Sochia Enos
Job Type
Permanent

I have been approached by a large, well established business based in Lancashire who due to expansion, are seeking to appoint a Head of Capital Programme to support the delivery of the business and its £180m Capital programme.

Your new company
This business runs a diverse network of educational setting. The business strives on fulfilling their values and are committed to raising the aspirations of children and young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to improve their life chances and help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions.

Your new role
This role is directly responsible for the planning, management and delivery of the Capital programme to ensure the business are leading the way in design and efficiency; and are delivered on time, on budget and to the standards required by the Department for Education (DfE) and Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). The Head of Capital Programme will manage a team of contractors and internal staff including technical advisers, surveyors and project managers. They will liaise regularly with a range of key stakeholders, including Trustees, DfE, ESFA, Local Authorities and contractors. In your new role you will oversee all work connected with the delivery of the Capital Programme (value approx. £180M) from inception to completion including: securing the funding, site acquisition, project set up and delivery, design development, planning and consultation, contractor on site management, handover and post-project completion.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role you will have a degree in Building Surveying or equivalent building/construction related qualification. You will also have proven experience of capital programme delivery - leading and managing the delivery of large scale multi-million pound capital programmes. You must have knowledge of construction contracts, current legislation, statutory and regulatory requirements; and have strong interpersonal, communication skills, and able to present technical data confidently to other professionals and non-professionals.

What you'll get in return
As well as a very competitive salary and excellent benefits, you will also work for a business that is passionate about its vision of 'Nurturing Today's Young People, Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders' and has a supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all members of our community. This business has high ambitions for all and provides excellent opportunities for professional development, is well-ordered with high standards of commitment.

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