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Welcome to our current career opportunities within the Kelda Group, this includes vacancies within Yorkshire Water, Loop and Kelda Water Services.

Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 494121
Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: West Yorkshire
Categories: Project Management

We currently have one vacancy for a 12 month FTC Project Manager in the Continuous Improvement Team based in Livingstone House, Leeds.


£32,000 - £40,000 (dependent on experience) + pension, quarterly performance related bonus, 25 days annual leave

What skills are we looking for ?

You must have the ability to work within a partnering environment, form and maintain excellent internal and external working relationships and be able to facilitate, mediate and resolve project issues.

To be successful you must have a good knowledge of business improvement and change management principles, budget control and strong stakeholder management skills.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

You will have experience of building and maintaining effective internal and external relationships along with experience of project management and planning and financial / budget management.

It is essential that you have an understanding of change management principles, as well as the ability to present and communicate complex information to a wide range of audiences. You will also have experience of influencing cross business teams and partnerships.

Skills / Attributes that are desirable but not essential

  • Experience of using Cultural Behavioural Management techniques
  • Experience of driving Change / Continuous Improvement Strategies
  • Experience of working on IT systems change or implementation projects
  • Facilitation
  • Working in a Continuous Improvement environment
  • Experience of achieving corporate accreditations (eg ISO9001, ISO55001)
  • Experience of working with BIM (BS1192)
  • You will already hold a Project Management accreditation (APM, PRINCE2, or similar) or be willing to work towards this.

As you will be required to travel to different YW locations a full valid EU driving licence is essential.

Ideally you will have previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors.

Whats in it for you ?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. 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 that this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then apply onine and complete the application process.

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.

Closing date 2nd July

Interviews WC 17th July

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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