Project Manager – Capital Investment Delivery

Project Manager – Capital Investment Delivery 

Applications will be considered from recent graduates and experienced candidates

Salary: Dependent upon skills & experience (plus company car/allowance)
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Location: Green Lane, Walsall or Fulbourn Road, Cambridge

We keep our communities at our heart while providing a high quality and reliable water supply to around 1.5 million customers within the South Staffs and Cambridge regions. Our friendly teams take pride in the work we do and support each other to create a working environment where everyone is able to reach their potential.

We aim to achieve our goals in the most affordable way, which requires the successful implementation of our Capital Investment Delivery Programmes. We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager, to join an established team to successfully deliver our engineering projects.

Our engineering projects are critical to ensuring our operational colleagues can deliver on our commitments to customers and that as such the team links in with all aspects of the business.

Working within the Capital Investment Delivery team, you will be responsible for successfully managing and delivering major capital investment projects from proposal through to completion within time, cost and quality whilst applying knowledge of NEC3 & 4 contracts. Your key responsibilities will include:

• Delivering projects to the time cost and quality requirements and needs of the business.
• Assuring Health and Safety regulatory requirements are met, monitor performance and promote best practice including undertaking monthly H&S site audits
• Assisting Stakeholders in developing agreed scopes, to cover an identified investment need and manage and prioritise contracts
• Act as NEC Project Manager and Construction Supervisor under the contract.
• Collate and review method statements and risk assessments, in conjunction with client and contractor and ensure adherence to them in project delivery
• Prepare and submit project estimates and forecasts, monitor costs against budget baselines, adhere to financial regulations and provide reporting information as required.
• Review costs and support with the preparation and submission of contract payment certificates
• Review tender returns in accordance with internal procurement procedures
• Monitoring and reporting on Benchmarking and Key Performance Indicators and instigating corrective action where necessary to ensure continuous improvement is achieved
• Manage project changes as and when required
• Provide project management and engineering expertise, to support the unit and other functions across the business

Applications will be considered from more experienced candidates and those in the early years of a career in construction and project management.

The successful candidate will have some experience in the delivery of engineering, infrastructure or utility projects and a knowledge of NEC 3 & 4 Contracts would be beneficial. Ideally you will hold a BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Process Engineering or similar technical subject (consideration will be given to BTEC/HND qualifications), possess excellent report writing skills. Knowledge of the CDM Regulations and Health and Safety in construction would be beneficial.

You will be competent across the Microsoft Office suite. As Health and Safety is a key business priority, it is essential to be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to high standards in health and safety management. Good communication skills are essential and the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

A full valid driving licence is essential as the role will require travelling to different locations within our area of supply and across both regions.

As an employee of South Staffs Water you will have access to a range of benefits. For further details, please visit the Careers section of our website

To apply please forward your CV to:

Closing Date: 29th May 2022

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