Delivery Manager

  • Job Reference: 38072
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Lane End
  • Salary: £66,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone with engineering project management experience to join a highly collaborative and supportive team in our Capital Maintenance Projects and deliver modern and innovative solutions to our operational sites.

In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of a large portfolio of capital projects, providing MEICA and Civil engineering construction solutions for wastewater, water production, waste and water network functions, above and below ground.

You will have the opportunity to develop innovative and cost-effective strategies and solutions, which continually drive cultural change, business improvements, and increased productivity and help embed commercial focus, and corporate values and behaviours.

What you will be doing as an Engineering Delivery Manager

We are seeking a commercially astute and motivated person to provide MEICA and Civil Engineering construction solutions, to the process and network functions across Thames Water, on both Clean and Wastewater Assets. You will ensure that the health and safety requirements, quality standards, contractual specifications, commercial objectives, and program deadlines are met promptly.
The main areas of focus will include:
  • Being an integral part of the growing Capital Maintenance Projects team.
  • Managing the procurement process, framework suppliers and sub-contractor supply chain involved in the delivery of site-based construction activities.
  • Being directly responsible for resource management and the training, development, and support of directly managed Project Engineers.
  • Providing estimates, programming, and planning support to the wider team.
  • Ensuring delivery of all construction projects on the program with 100% compliance to client specifications.
  • Managing the client’s site requirements ensuring minimal impact to the operational functionality of the site.
  • Delivering all projects within legislative, CDM and regulatory requirements, including Health & Safety, Environmental and HR.

The base location for this role will be Lane End in South East London. But will require travel across the area.

Hours of work are 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

What you should bring to the role
  • Have gained experience within a commercial and technical role and preferably educated to degree/HND level in engineering and/or business administration, ideally with post-qualification experience.
  •  An understanding of basic civil engineering works, contract law, planning, estimating and tendering is required.
  • Have a proven track record of project management in an engineering environment with a good working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and ICA systems of work.
  • Provide management of the procurement process, framework suppliers and of the sub-contractor supply chain, involved in the delivery of site-based construction activities.
  • Be responsible for resource management and the training, development, and support of directly managed staff.
  • Provide estimating, programming, and planning support to the wider team.
  • Ensure the delivery of all construction projects on the program with 100% compliance to client specifications.
  • Manage the client’s site requirements ensuring minimal impact to the operational functionality of the site.
  • To deliver all projects within legislative, CDM and regulatory requirements, including Health & Safety, Environmental and HR.
  • Manage up to 10 staff, and all stakeholder key interfaces internal and external.

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary up to £66,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.
  • Annual Leave - 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays) 
  • Car Allowance of £4,500 per annum.
  • 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?

Our business continues to operate as usual, delivering our essential services to around 16 million customers across London, Thames Valley and the Home Counties. 
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 incredibly rewarding 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.