SCADA Manager

  • Job Reference: R25801
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £68,000
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Salary - Circa £60k - £68k, salary depending upon skills and experience

Permanent, Full time - 37 hours

Hybrid position - working from Home and either our Huntingdon or Lincoln Office

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role provides you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location can either be in Huntingdon, Lincoln or another office within the Anglian Water Region.

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Operational Technology (OT) refers to the suite of systems and assets which are critical to the success of Anglian Water's industrial operations. It is recognised that OT systems and the data they provide are mission-critical in enabling us to bring social and environmental prosperity to our customers and region as well as achieve our regulatory ODI's.

We are looking for a SCADA Manager who will be ultimately accountable for the 24/7 operation, strategic roadmap and continuous development of the Enterprise SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) platform, including Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and services provided by the Service Line and external partners. You'll achieve this through directing highly skilled and experienced digital professionals from across Engineering, Cyber Security and Architecture to deliver a diverse portfolio of business-critical services to our colleagues that exceed customer expectations. In addition, you will be responsible for the assurance that products and services meet regulatory requirements, such as Network and Information Systems (NIS), and that suppliers are meeting their contractual-performance requirements.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate strong transformational and people leadership skills to enable the effective communication of organisational vision, goals and strategic plans and roadmaps. Through cultivating relationships, you'll lead and facilitate sessions with senior leaders to collate and translate future requirements, understanding dependencies across the product suite and any architectural implications when planning future development. The SCADA Manager will consistently demonstrate a blend of strong leadership skills coupled with broad technical knowledge across a range of highly specialised areas; enabling them to coordinate technical, operational and strategic discussions in order to drive operational excellence at both the tactical and strategic level.

What will you be doing:

With support and collaboration from the OT Leadership team, the role-holder will bring their experience and expertise to manage and run our enterprise SCADA and Historian platforms. They will be required to lead the strategic direction for SCADA and OT Data solutions by creating a, strategy, roadmap and AMP focused investment plans.

The SCADA Manager will coordinate and align the delivery of product change and enhancements with other delivery routes within OT and IT. Changes often are dependent on others to succeed, so excellent understanding and management of internal and external dependencies is vital - to support this, you'll be responsible for the management of frameworks of applications for which the SCADA manager is responsible.

The role needs to have a good understanding of IT/OT convergence and business operations as well as be responsible for the management of the commercial and financial models required to run and enhance the SCADA and Historian products. In addition, the role will be as a key influencer and decision maker covering a wide variety of senior stakeholders across the organisation, capital delivery partners and the broader Water Industry including, industry user groups and forums.

What does it take to be SCADA Manager

  • Degree or equivalent experience

  • Experience of Platform & Product ownership

  • In-depth knowledge of OT processes and principles

  • Previous experience leading Enterprise SCADA Platforms & Historian Systems

  • Proven track record in delivering scalable and robust products

  • Customer focused, actively seeking to expand your knowledge about their needs

  • Highly effective at collaboration with senior leaders

  • Strategic thinker, able to take an idea through to execution with a natural problem-solving ability within complex environments.

  • You are an excellent communicator and storyteller, communicating concepts and ideals to stakeholders at all levels.

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

  • Personal private health care

  • 26 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Flexible working

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

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle

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.

Closing date: 27 May 2024