Director of Capital Delivery – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Director of Capital Delivery – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


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We are looking for an outstanding Director of Capital Delivery to help deliver more than £3bn capital investment.  

Imperial College Healthcare is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, providing acute and specialist healthcare to over 1.3 million people. Our five hospitals have a long track record in first-class research and education, influencing care and treatment nationally and worldwide, and we have an ambitious redevelopment programme to create a modern, welcoming and inspiring environment that enhances the care and well-being of our patients, staff and visitors. This programme will include a full rebuild of St Mary’s alongside major refurbishment and new build at both Charing Cross and Hammersmith hospitals totalling £3-4bn, providing: 

  • An outstanding estate that’s future proof, adaptable and flexible  
  • A world class hub for transitional biomedical research 
  • Transformation and new ways of working 
  • A technology led digital environment 
  • Net zero carbon infrastructure 
  • A great local environment to live, work and learn in a sustainable local community 

Against this backdrop, there is no better time to join us.   

Our Director of Capital Delivery is a key member of the Redevelopment senior leadership team and will be pivotal in achieving our strategic ambitions. The incumbent will hold responsibility for providing effective leadership, direction and delivery of project management services and resources, and the management of associated processes, procedures and reporting. The postholder will also be responsible for our redevelopments meeting the New Hospital Programme net zero carbon commitments and for developing and delivering the redevelopment digital strategy. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in shaping and delivering our spaces and services. The ideal candidate will have a demonstratable track record in delivering complex capital projects with extensive knowledge of healthcare design, estates, and property construction. You will have an ability to develop effective relationships at an executive level and with a wide range of external stakeholders, and influence, inspire and unify those along the journey. You will be a kind, compassionate, and values-driven leader with strong emotional intelligence and high integrity. The Trust places great emphasis on its values, Kind, Collaborative, Expert, Aspirational. 

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and welcome applications from underrepresented groups. In recruiting to our Trust, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We especially welcome applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage, LGBTQ+ communities, and from people with lived experience of disability. 

The Trust has a flexible working policy. Given the nature of this role it is anticipated the successful candidate will work on-site 60% of the time. 

For further information, please contact our search partners at Hunter Healthcare via Brendan Davies, Head of Executive Search, on 07585 356985 or 

To apply for this role please submit a CV and covering letter to our recruitment partners at Hunter Healthcare via  

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