Waste Water Project Manager
Role: Project Manager
Type: Full time
Salary: £30-£35k (depending on experience) plus benefits
RPS Water Operations is looking to appoint a Project Manager to oversee a team of Drainage CCTV and Asset Inspection survey crews based at our Irlam office.
This is a senior level position and will deliver and build upon our existing frameworks and relationships with key clients including Yorkshire Water, United Utilities and Anglian Water. Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will work closely with the client Area Delivery Manager. This role has area responsibility for delivering health, safety and wellbeing without compromise an operational performance excellence, by ensuring absolute delivery of KPI’s and driving efficient work practices. This role will oversee up to 30 staff at differing levels, the majority of which are field based. The Project Manger role requires someone who will take responsibility for driving performance and delivering service excellence through innovation and continuous improvement for multiple utility and private clients. Our current workstreams include CCTV surveying, flow monitoring and wastewater asset management.
Your skills and experience
You will be someone with extensive experience gained in the utility service industry or similar and will have the ability to deliver results in an often unpredictable operational environment, managing and motivating high performing teams. You will have proven experience managing performance and possess the ability to analyse data to identify continuous improvements and implement change. You will possess outstanding communication skills with the ability to engage at all levels, influence others and effectively contribute to contract and business development strategy. You will also demonstrate the following attributes:
Experience of working in a Utilities or Operational Environment
A relevant degree or vocational experience in Leadership and Management
Strong working knowledge of WinCan, CCTV inspection of sewer networks and associated reporting
Ability to effectively plan and manage operational resources and equipment
Demonstrable evidence of post qualification experience and competence
Desire to progress towards professional membership e.g. CIWEM; APM; CMI is highly desirable
IT literate with strong working knowledge of MS office suite, work management systems and applications, with a good understanding of Excel
IOSH managing safely (or equivalent)
Full UK driving licence
Experience of flow monitoring and waste-water asset management would be highly desirable
Please note mandatory drug and alcohol testing is a requirement for this role.
What we offer you
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 clever thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively create 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: 20 days holiday + bank holidays, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and our brand new BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.