Closing date: Thursday, 30th June 2022 1 day left
At South West Water we believe that the strongest businesses are built on solid, stable foundations - with a vision and a culture that gives them the freedom to change, improve and innovate.
We’re proud to be responsible for providing reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for the beautiful South West area. And we have huge ambitions.
Not only are we committed to reaching net-zero by 2030, but we’ve also partnered with wildlife charities, National Parks and local partners to help ensure a better future for generations to come.
So, if you want to be part of a diverse team where opportunities flow and fresh ideas are welcomed, #JustAddWater.
Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for your next career move and wanting to make a positive impact to the environment?
On behalf of the South West Peatland Partnership, South West Water are delighted that we have successfully secured funding from Natural England’s Nature for Climate Peatlands Restoration scheme which is made up of regional and local organisations to restore 2,634 hectares of damaged peatland in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, saving a total of 652,625 tonnes of CO2 equivalent. As we move into this exciting new phase, you’ll be joining us as we enter a time of innovation, creativity and vision. This is a tremendous opportunity and the projects you will be working on can only add value and help preserve the future of our natural environment.
We currently have an opportunity available for a Project Manager to join our team working in Exeter or Okehampton, with a hybrid working arrangement. You will join us on a full-time, fixed term contract until 2025, and in return, you will receive a salary of £38,000 - £40,000 per annum plus benefits.
About the role:
In this fantastic opportunity you will drive a number of exciting projects that will involve using your ability manage budgets and demonstrate your team leadership skills. With your excellent written communication and verbal skills, you will work with a variety of stakeholders and provide project reporting to the SWW board on the progress towards the programme outputs on a monthly basis, as well as taking the lead for external reporting to Defra, EA, Ofwat and SWW auditors on the statutory and regulatory programme outputs, including WINEP, DWI and ODI outcomes.
What you will be doing
What we are looking for
What's in it for you
We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.
In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:
Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022
Please note, interviews for this role will be on Monday 11th July 2022. When applying for this role, please ensure that you are able to attend an interview on the above date.
Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.
Our core values which are essential to our success are: