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Capital Works Manager

Requisition ID: 57138

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Capital Works Manager to join our team at Manchester Joint Hospital on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

What will you deliver?

  • Determine and define scope of work and deliverables together with the Pre-construction Team.
  • Advise the Client on resourcing requirements.
  • Manage and monitor the necessary permits, approvals, and other regulatory prerequisites.
  • Liaise with the Professional Team and assist with the drafting and submission of budget based on the scope of work and resource requirements.
  • Manage and monitor costs in order to meet budget.
  • Advise on specialist services, including consultants, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers required in connection with the programme.
  • Liaise with the Professional Team, prepare and manage the strategic programme for the design, procurement and construction of the Project.
  • Monitor actual against planned progress, identifying corrective actions/ recommendations.
  • Manage and monitor the performance of the Professional Team and Contractors. Report to the Client.
  • Issue progress updates as requested.
  • Prepare monthly client progress reports in an agreed format.
  • Advise the Client of any decisions required and obtain authorisation.
  • Liaise with the Professional Team and manage design compliance with all relevant building and safety codes, including the procurement of design compliance certificates.
  • Liaise with the Professional Team and assist the selection and management of subcontractor and supplier relationships.
  • Establish a structure and procedure for programme, design, construction and other meetings including frequency, function, communication protocols, required attendees, chairperson and responsibility for recording of meetings and circulating reports and other information.
  • Prepare and maintain the Project risk register including reviewing at regular intervals and report to the Client.
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled and safe manner in accordance with the Health & Safety plan and the construction programme.
  • Review the requirements for Method Statements and Risk Assessments before operations commence.
  • Actively monitor ‘near-miss’ and incident reports, action and follow up.
  • Review, submit and issue permit requests for safe systems of works. Actively monitor the receipt, undertaking and close out of all permitted activities.
  • Undertake site inspections, continuously monitor to ensure materials and workmanship is in line with the endorsed designs and specifications.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary,bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2x times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Project Manager, Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture.
  • 5-7 years of experience in project management within construction.
  • Comfortable reading and understanding blueprints and drawings.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer software.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering, and architecture principles.
  • Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control costs.
  • High degree of familiarity with contract and subcontract documents, terms, and conditions.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Professional certification—including MCIOB, AMP, RICS, PRINCE II.
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.