Senior Project Manager - Healthcare

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Senior Project Manager - Healthcare

RPS is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our dynamic healthcare business as we continue to solve problems that matter.

Based in Manchester or Birmingham with agile working and some required travel within the UK, this role is integral to our continued success and will utilise your significant healthcare experience and understanding of the capital procurement process as we grow our healthcare business. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager looking to take the next step in their career as they lead and support the RPS healthcare business across the UK.

RPS is a leading global professional services firm with c.5000 consultants and service providers. Working in 125 countries across all six continents. We are proud of the quality tailored solutions we provide to our clients which generate high volumes of repeat business and we are confident we can provide unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Director of Programme Management, you will be an influential and senior member of our project management healthcare team as you work closely with colleagues in further developing our presence in this sector.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership of client and project team

  • Utilise your experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams throughout the project lifecycle including estates strategy, option appraisal, business case process, procurement and delivery of the main contract and relevant consultants

  • Utilise your knowledge of NHS design process and procedures

  • Utilise experience of drafting business (SOC, OBC and FBC) cases

  • Use your strong connections to continually grow and develop opportunities within the healthcare sector

  • Grow, mentor and develop other team members

  • Collaborate across all RPS disciplines in healthcare

Skills/Knowledge Required

You will be ambitious and will have extensive project management expertise and experience of growing and developing opportunities and teams in the healthcare sector. Strong industry connections are essential.

  • Day to day leadership of teams of relevant discipline professionals on multiple projects

  • Running multiple projects

  • Working closely as required with support functions within RPS, such as HR, Finance, Marketing / Bid

  • Leading by example to exhibit defined RPS behaviours and appropriate personal/professional conduct

  • Effectively managing project staff resourcing and costs in line with project deadlines and contract obligations

  • Managing and leading internal/external meetings and reviews

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently, and lead and supervise others

  • Ability to win new work

  • Additional duties as required


Degree qualified and relevant professional qualification preferred

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: Excellent holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

Company benefits

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively encourage global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
  • Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Dental Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and a BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.