Senior Programme Manager (Water)

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Senior Programme Manager (Water)

Job ID: CB-14167
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Full time
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3 weeks ago
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£60K – £85K

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Our client is looking for a Senior Programme Manager to join their successful water company. The role will be to direct a project team on major improvements to their wastewater treatment works. You'll be accountable for one or more complex projects from inception to completion, and you’ll guide and develop a multi-disciplined team to ensure successful delivery to time, cost, and quality commitments. The ideal candidate will be digital savvy and will be able to build lasting client relationships as well as leading strong, motivated teams. You will have a construction or project management background and be hungry to grow your career. So, if this sounds like the role for you, apply today!  

Key responsibilities:

  • Accountability for project lifecycle, governance, compliance, and stakeholder engagement
  • Providing solutions to meet the project objectives and preparing a clear business case.
  • Developing the best procurement strategy for the programme
  • Overseeing the production of the specifications and contract documentation.
  • Leading the procurement process to successful contract award.
  • Develop strategy for obtaining 3rd-party consents, highlighting programme and project risks
  • Liaison with relevant town planning authorities as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Promote and sustain client’s H&S vision throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Ensure timescales/objectives are met, & collaborate with technical & commercial teams
  • Managing contractors performance to deliver programme outcomes to time, cost & quality.
  • Managing risks, issues and change transparently through effective reporting and escalation.
  • Contribute to project-wide continuous improvement and deliver against stretching targets.
  • Managing all contract matters to achieve the optimal outcome for the client.

Skills and experience required: 

  • Engineering degree (or similar) and Chartered status
  • Post-graduate business of project management qualification
  • Broad utility industry and business knowledge
  • Prior involvement in delivering major complex projects (up to £100m in value) with a regulated infrastructure environment.

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