Construction Assurance Manager

  • Job Reference: 37993
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Exciting opportunity alert. Join us as an assistant project manager supporting the project management of a portfolio of projects within the Capital Delivery Programme.

As a critical team member, you'll be crucial in delivering a significant programme of engineering infrastructure works valued at over £100m. Your responsibilities will include developing and building business cases, ensuring project success, and guaranteeing delivery to time, cost, and quality commitments.

Apply now and be a part of our dynamic team.

What you’ll be doing as an Assistant Project Manager
  • Establish and continuously promote a proactive health, safety & environment culture across projects.
  • 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.
  • Leading a customer-focused culture unrelenting in its pursuit of excellence in service delivery to internal and external customers.
  • Proactively ensuring every customer touch point is a positive experience to remember.
  • Actively protecting, managing, and enhancing Thames Water’s reputation to external customers and stakeholders.
This role will be based at Clearwater Court, Hybrid. You must attend the office and sites as needed for the role and business. This can be up to or more than three days a week.

36 hours a week, Monday to Friday

It is helpful to hold a driver's license and have access to a car to travel to sites, but we can be flexible on this, so please apply if you do not.

What you should bring to the role
  • Working in an infrastructure company or role currently with a Project capacity.
  • Have an awareness of Project Management work.
  • The collaborative approach, and good communication with external and internal stakeholders.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary from £35,000 to £45,000 per annum.
  • 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension - Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments - Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an enriching experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.