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Project Support Officer - Construction Capital Projects

Salary range: 
£25,000 to £30,000
Job/scheme locations: 
Epsom
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
06/12/2020


Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust offers an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynaecology to over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. The trust operates between two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital.

The successful Project Support Officer will work in the Capital Projects group, which sits within the Estates and Facilities directorate, leading the delivery of highly complex projects across all sites under Epsom and St. Helier Hospitals. The projects range from refurbishments, complex maintenance to full design and construction build. The role of a Project Support Officer is to support the effective and efficient delivery of these projects, working alongside the relevant project managers, delivery teams and project management office.

You will gain invaluable exposure to construction work within a Trust environment, giving the right candidate an opportunity to develop project management skills that will enable future career progression.

Required skills & expertise

A background education in construction management or building surveying or any relevant experience, as this is for the Capital Projects division which run projects ranging from new hospital builds, refurbishing wards and more complex property issues.

It would be desirable for suitable candidates to have any form of project management training, as well as being highly organised, having an eye for detail, a good level of confidence to question building contractors suppling into the Trust, the ability to learn quickly. A requirement of the role will also to walk around the Trust site and construction sites (health and safety). Be professional under pressure, work independently when required, with good skills in translating notes into management reports. If this sounds like an attractive proposition, then complete an application and upload your CV.

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