Senior Project Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£39,199.00 - £48,000.00
11 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary and Benefits £39,199.00 - £48,000.00 + private healthcare, pension, annual performance related bonus, 28 days annual leave, company car/car allowance.

What will the role involve?

You will be accountable for the development and delivery of capital projects and sub-programmes of work to achieve business targets and objectives.

You will drive excellent standards and performance in health and safety, contract management and risk management and ensure that robust financial management and commercial awareness form the foundation of all business decisions within your team.

What skills are we looking for?

As the successful candidate you will have experience of leading, motivating and influencing teams with a proven track record of driving sustainable performance to demanding business targets.

You will have developed people leader skills and the capability to lead a team of professional project managers with authority.

Other key demonstrable experience required are:

  • Experience of operating in a capital construction environment with excellent knowledge of contract management and the use of NEC Contracts.
  • An in-depth experience of CDM Regulations.
  • Proven experience of driving and delivering multi-million capital investment programmes to time, cost and quality.
  • Essential to have experience of making commercial decisions in complex technical and political circumstances.
  • Strong inter-personal skills allowing you to build and maintain effective relationships even under difficult circumstances. It is therefore essential that you have experience of communicating and presenting business cases for funding approval and budgetary control to senior organisational personnel.

You will also need well-developed organisational and project management skills with ability to lead change and drive through new ways of working and demonstrate specific experience in one of the following disciplines:

  • Civil Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Water and Waste Water Process
  • Programme/Project Management

Previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors is desirable.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel that this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then apply online and complete the application process

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Closing date: 23rd April

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.