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Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 493977
Work type: Permanent, Fixed Term Contract, Various
Location: West Yorkshire
Categories: Project Management


Salary & Benefits - Salary up to £40k per annum dependent on experience + pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days annual leave

We currently have a number of permanent and temporary opportunities for Project Manager's to join the Business Support Programme Delivery team based in Bradford

What will the role involve?

We have a number of great opportunities to join the Programme Delivery department, leading the way in delivering large scale projects during an exciting time of business and technological change. One of our transformational changes is within our internal IT function which provides leading edge technology services to a wide range of internal and external customers and partner organisations.  

We are also embarking on a significant technological business change which includes a major SAP implementation, renewing our customer solutions and the creation of a digital business. This all forms part of our £50m pa investment programme which you will be become a part of. 

In the future we want to control and optimise our assets in real time and interact with our customers through their preferred channel. Using resources to prevent asset failure and managing operational risk will all become core capabilities. These business capabilities will require leading edge infrastructure, sensors, analytics platforms and applications which are easy to use and support effective and efficient decisions at all levels in the organisation. 

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for leading a project team and successfully delivering agreed objectives and benefits. You will have overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. Throughout you will be accountable for leading your project team, ensuring tasks are delivered to time, cost and quality, managing risks and issues, reporting progress on a regular basis and ensuring all activities are compliant with health and safety.

What skills are we looking for?

The specific project management skills we are looking for include: 

  • Planning and priority management
  • Resource management and resource conflict resolution 
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management 
  • Influencing, leadership and motivational skills 
  • Experience of working with both internal and external teams 
  • Financial budget control and forecasting 
  • Issue and risk management 
  • Communication skills
  • Health and safety awareness 

You will ideally be familiar with the use of Microsoft Project 2010 and have experience of Prince 2 or APM, although this is not essential, as training will be provided.
You will be required on occasions to travel to different operational sites, therefore and a full valid EU driving license is required.

What's in it for you?

The role is a challenging one and allows you the opportunity to develop and progress. Colleague well-being and providing a genuinely positive work experience are key to the company's ethos. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel the role is suitable for you, you  have a track record of delivery in regards  Project Management and you are keen to learn new skills along the way, we’d like to hear from you. Please complete the application process and submit your CV along with a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role.  

Closing date – 30th June, 2017

Interview date – w/c 10th July, 2017

Company Information -

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always. 

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur.




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