Project Manager - Industrial Water Projects

Posted 21 March 2023
Salary £50 - 58 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameKevin Elder

Job description

Role: Project Manager - Industrial Water Projects
Location: Reading - Home based
Duration: 6 Months +
Rate: £50 - £58 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
My client are looking for experienced project managers who have experience within the water industry to be the single point of contact and lead the delivery of a number of projects within the companies water utilities capital programme.
The Project Manager will be predominantly home based with a once-a-week meeting in their Reading office and occasional site visits.
Responsibilities include:
·Delivering sustainable financial out-performance against approved budgets for complex and high-risk projects
·Commercially managing all contract matters to achieve the optimal outcome for the utility company.
·Developing and delivering an optimised projects to achieve all regulatory, statutory, and internal outputs, deadlines and targets.
·Delivering successful technical solutions that provide optimal value for money on a capital and whole life cost basis.
·Performance managing the service providers to ensure out-performance of service levels and value for money. Implement performance improvement initiatives.
·Proactively managing Project risk to minimise the final impact.
·Managing change and administering the contract for service providers.
·Ensure quality system and processes are complied with so outcomes meet all standards.
Skills and Experience:
·Educated to degree level with further professional/management qualifications or outstanding role specific experience.
·Excellent contractual awareness of Project Management work
·Proven track record of managing the performance of third-party organisations within the Water Industry.
·Track record of success in the delivery of significant capital Projects at a senior level within the Water Industry
·Strong commercial approach with a good level of contract knowledge. Bases decisions on a balance of business development and cost control issues.
·Has proven process improvement design and implementation capability.
·Has broad industry and business knowledge and experience in complex investment-type decisions.
·Has an up-to-date view about what the end-customer needs and can articulate trends in customer behaviour.
·Has taken on leadership responsibility in different functions/businesses and led through difficult times.