Energy Engineering Project Manager

Pertemps Thames Water
Reading, Berkshire
£35000 - £57000/annum
Jun 24, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Project Manager
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Who are we?
Thames Water is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open - and this matters even more through a pandemic.

We're proud of the positive ways of working we've adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles, we're moving to a hybrid approach with various options across working from home, office, and our sites. We'll cover this during the assessment process

What you'll be doing
As an Energy Engineering Project Manager, you'll be responsible for developing, briefing, and guiding the delivery of energy projects as part of our ambitious AMP7 Energy & Carbon investment plan. You'll be a subject matter expert, working with consultants, contractors, and teams across Thames Water to develop ideas and solutions with the purpose of delivering cost savings and reductions in energy use.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

Develop best value solutions and business cases for energy opportunities
Manage consultants and contractors to deliver technical input
Drive constantly improving health, safety, and environmental performance through your portfolio of assigned projects
Initiate and develop communication and good relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Identify and resolve risks and issues
Validate delivered energy savings
Report project progress and financialsWe're looking for you to

Have a technical degree or equivalent; preferably at or nearing Chartered Engineer status
Have a track record in project delivery, including experience in design and/or contract management
Demonstrate the ability to deliver projects to meet both commercial and technical objectives
Be knowledgeable in energy efficiency solutions (preferable)
Be driven and motivated to deliver and possess good commercial awareness
Possess the ability to analyse data and make decisions on partial information
Have strong influencing and negotiating skills along with good planning and estimating skills
Be proficient in using the appropriate company IT systems and Microsoft Office software
Have excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, to clearly interact with our customersWhat's in it for you?
This role offers the opportunity to play a key part in delivering our Energy & Carbon plan, working with teams across and outside the business to reduce our costs and environmental impact.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service, and a wider benefits scheme.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you'll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements, and really great benefits. We're also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader employer.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive. This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you'll be asked to help out our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you'll be given full training - it's also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can't consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment