Technical Assistant

  • Job Reference: R26588
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Kings Lynn, Norfolk
  • Salary: £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, private healthcare, pension
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Salary Circa £36k, depending on skills & experience

12 Month Fixed term contract and Permanent positions available

Full time, 37 hours per week

Location: Hybrid role working from home and our Kings Lynn Office

Make every drop of your potential count. Join our team!

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 will be in Kings Lynn.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Assistant to join our growing team. Reporting to the Delivery Manager within the Capital Maintenance Delivery Team, the Technical Assistant (TA) will work closely with Project Engineers and the Commercial Team, providing support for the management and technical administration of Maintenance & Engineering Services (MES) capital outputs and parcels.

Collating relevant documentation, the role will involve the integration of information from multiple data sources in order to contribute to the delivery of an efficient capital programme. The role will provide administrative support for the team including raising of orders, provision of PPE, organising team meetings, recording of briefings and lead support for the team.

What will you be doing?

  • Administrative support of the capital process, ensuring all capital governance is adhered to

  • Assist all stakeholders with provision of accurate and relevant information relating to our capital outputs and parcels.

  • Complete a thorough initial Review of all schemes passed through to delivery including stringent investigations of all corporate data to ensure the integrity of the information and adherence to capitalisation rules.

  • Coach and advise team/colleagues on all aspects of the Capital Funding process

  • Monitor and analyse the Capital Funding process, interaction with corporate systems, administration of data. In order to identify areas of continuous improvement, provide relevant feedback and implement necessary changes. To enhance our efficiency and capital delivery performance.

  • Produce accurate and timely updates for all stakeholders involved in the Capital Funding process

  • Engagement Project Engineers with regards to programme management and completion of DM4a deliverables (Job completion, cost capture, Return to Service) and DM5a deliverables (Cost Capture, confirmation of costs etc.)

  • Provide a direct link between Project Engineers and Asset Delivery Planning (ADP) with regard to costs and timescale data.

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

  • Full Personal private health care

  • 25 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.

What does it take to be a Technical Assistant?

  • GCSE level, minimum English and Mathematics

  • Strong organisational and administration abilities

  • Experience of Anglian Water IT systems particularly M2i, SAP and Power Bi

  • Knowledge and good understanding of capital finance and governance procedures

  • Computer Literate in Microsoft Office Applications

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Excellent data handling skills, use of corporate Web database system and spread sheets

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical skills

  • Experienced manipulator of different data sets including performance data

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective data management

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. What we do really matters. Water is the lifeblood of our world and we're proud of the difference we make. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you. We're constantly exploring; working hard to find new and better ways to look after our customers' individual needs. And this is where you come in - we need more great people to help us on our quest.

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: 9th June 2024

Interview dates: 21st & 25th June