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’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic. 
At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.
What you will be doing
We are seeking a commercial and driven candidate to provide MEICA and Civil Engineering construction solutions, to the process and network functions across Thames Water, on both Clean and Waste Water Assets.
You will ensure that the H&S requirements, quality standards, contractual specifications, commercial objectives and program deadlines are met in a timely manner.
We’re looking for you to:

  • You will have gained experience within a commercial and technical role and preferably educated to degree/HND level in engineering and/or business administration, ideally with post qualification experience. An understanding of basic civil engineering works, contract law, planning, estimating and tendering is required
  • The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of project management in an engineering environment with a good working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and ICA systems of work
  • Provide management of the procurement process, framework suppliers and of the sub-contractor supply chain, involved in the delivery of site-based construction activities
  • Responsible for resource management, and for the training and development of directly managed staff
  • Provide estimating, programming and planning support to the wider team
  • Ensuring the delivery of all construction projects on the program with 100% compliance to client specifications
  • Managing the client’s site requirements ensuring minimal impact to the operational functionality of the site
  • To deliver all projects within legislative, CDM and regulatory requirements, including Health & Safety, Environmental and HR
  • People Manager for up to 12 staff, and all stakeholder key interfaces internal and external

What’s in it for you?
Part of a team that has a real impact on the business and helps Thames Water to achieve its business objectives. No two days are the same and you will be part of a team of like-minded individuals.  
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.
We’re proud of the positive ways of working we have adopted during the pandemic. We want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles, we are moving to a hybrid approach where we will provide options around working from our offices, our operational sites and home dependent on role/team/individual. This will be discussed during the assessment process.
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader and we are a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.
You can find out more in our working for us section of our website.

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