Project Manager

  • Job Reference: R26354
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £52,000
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Project Manager - Strategic Optimisation / Water Recycling

Circa £52,000 depending on skills and experience


Full time - 37 hours a week

Offering flexibility to work from home or office - must be able to attend sites and meetings

Location: Based with the Anglian Water region

We offer a wide range of benefits including Private health care, Virtual GP service for you and your household. Generous pension scheme - we double-match your contributions, up to 6% giving you 18% combined contribution

For a great career just add water!

Are you ready to be at the forefront of innovation and discovery, driving transformational change in the water industry? Anglian Water is seeking a talented Project Manager to deliver proof of concept trails leading to transformation in the water recycling business unit

Why Anglian Water?

Here at Anglian Water, we are one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide on-going learning and professional development within a challenging work environment, which provides a vital service for our customers.

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care

  • Virtual GP for your household

  • Bonus scheme

  • Competitive pension scheme- Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • 26 days annual leave rising with length of service

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Excellent family friendly policies, such as 26 weeks full pay for Maternity/Adoption leave

What does it take to be a Project Manager?

  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to bring together diverse stakeholders to drive change.

  • Proven experience in delivering complex projects, from inception to delivery.

  • A passion for innovation and a desire to enable new ideas and technologies.

  • Commitment to environmental sustainability and water conservation.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing effectively.

  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and a drive to deliver tangible results.

  • Full Driving Licence

Key duties will include:

  • Drive project delivery with stakeholders and action owners, championing innovation and exploring new opportunities.

  • Implement and monitor delivery against approved plans, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Deliver financial and non-financial benefits identified in the business case, contributing to environmental sustainability and water recycling initiatives.

  • Coordinate and manage project team members, fostering collaboration and creativity.

  • Identify and mitigate project risks and issues, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Ensure robust financial management of project budgets, optimizing resource allocation.

  • Contribute to a continuous improvement approach to business processes, streamlining operations and enhancing service delivery.

Inclusion at Anglian Water

Join us and make a difference. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and we think our workplace should reflect that. We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Together with our fellow water companies, we are committed to the Social Mobility Pledge; we are also a signatory to Business in the Community's Race at Work charter; we hold the Armed Forces Gold Covenant for Employers; we are an accredited Disability Confident employer, and we play a leading part in the Women's Utility Network.

If you're ready to make a real difference and drive meaningful change in the water industry, we want to hear from you. Join Anglian Water and be part of a team that is shaping the future of water recycling.

Please apply with a covering letter and your answer to the following question -

  • In your view, what are the top four skills or attributes crucial for ensuring the success of projects, particularly in dynamic and challenging environments? ( in 500 words or less )

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May

Interviews ; 25th & 26th June