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8 months ago
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum
Location: Berkshire
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Thames Water Resourcing Team
Sector: Utilities
Category: Project Manager Jobs

What is the purpose of the role?

This is an exciting newly created role at Thames Water where you will be responsible for working closely with a variety of senior managers and business areas, to evaluate and understand performance across a range of business and network assets. You will be responsible for ensuring that we have the optimum performance of our assets and understand the health of our assets in a proactive and forward thinking manner. Working on a range of asset programmes, you will research, analyse and prepare papers on asset performance, incorporating the views of other staff as required.

What makes this role unique?

This is a critical role to our business whereby the information gathered and reported on, will notify our business on asset performance and health. Managing one analyst, you will deliver outstanding insight to the asset maintenance manager and will be expected to produce proposals and then embed and deliver the proposals once authorised.

What will this role involve?

Accountable for identifying and delivering of asset performance proposals, you will be responsible for:

Research performance improvement initiatives, carry out analysis, and prepare papers and/or projects as required.

Develop effective initiatives for performance challenges.

Communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders to gain insight on asset performance.

Effectively manage the delivery of any identified solutions.

Identifying, monitoring, controlling and reporting on risk and opportunities.

Establish a centre of expertise and knowledge through documenting, sharing and building knowledge.

Develop asset performance policies, standards, systems and processes and provide the business with guidance on this area.

What are we looking for?

To be considered for this role, you will have gained experience of managing programmes from start to finish and will be extremely self-motivated. You will be educated to degree level and it is essential that you are naturally inquisitive in order to truly understand the current asset performance. You will have exceptional communication skills at all levels of an organisation, and previous experience within the water industry would be highly advantageous however you must have a basic awareness and understanding of network performance. A proven track record in project or programme management is key and you will be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver projects to meet both commercial and technical objectives.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is offering a salary of £35,700 - £48,300 depending on skills and experience and will be based from Clearwater Court in Reading. Due to the nature of the role, you will be expected to travel 2 - 3 days per week around the Thames Water regions and will be required to be in Clearwater Court at least 1 day per week. You must have a full UK driving licence. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 17/07/2018.

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