Capital Projects Manager

  • Negotiable DOE
  • Cheshire, England
  • Contract

Job Title: Project Manager (Capital Projects)

Location: Cheshire – Hybrid Working

Assignment Duration: Ongoing


Our client, a local authority in Cheshire, is seeking a skilled Project Manager to contribute to the delivery of strategic aims and objectives, particularly within the Economy, Enterprise & Property department. The role involves managing a diverse range of projects (Schools/Education Capital Projects), ensuring they meet the needs of service users and the public, adhere to high-quality standards, are fit for purpose, delivered on time, within budget, and comply with statutory requirements. The Project Manager will also play a key role in supporting the Council's regeneration programs by providing specialized project management input.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from inception to completion, whether delivered in-house or through external consultants.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on schedule and within financial cost limits.
  • Evaluate customer needs and prepare client briefs for capital and major works programs.
  • Conduct feasibility studies when necessary.
  • Work with the Procurement Centre of Excellence to prepare contract documents.
  • Adjudicate tender returns and make recommendations to the Divisional Manager.
  • Commission external consultants, prepare commission documents, and adjudicate tender submissions.
  • Manage and monitor external consultants delivering professional services associated with the projects.
  • Contribute to the Council's Asset Management plan, divisional plan, and monitoring reports.
  • Monitor performance indicators associated with project delivery.



  • Proven experience in managing Capital/Major Works projects from inception to completion.
  • Ability to evaluate customer needs and prepare relevant client briefs.
  • Experience in procurement, contract document preparation, and tender adjudication.
  • Skill in managing external consultants delivering professional services.
  • Ability to contribute to the Council's Asset Management plan and divisional plan.
  • Previous experience working for a Local Authority


If you’re interested in applying, please apply now with your CV and contact Joe O’Halloran at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

Joe O’Halloran Senior Consultant

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