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
As the Project Planning Engineer, you will be responsible for the planning and scheduling of projects in Primavera P6, analysing performance and making recommendations to improve progress. In this role you will work autonomously, ensuring that the business is fully up to date on progress across a portfolio of medium to large scale projects within our Developer Services Major Projects area.
Key areas of accountability will include:
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What’s in it for you?
This role gives you the opportunity to proactively control, analyse and report on schedules across a broad range of projects up to several million within a c.£80m annual programme. You will be engaged on the full project life cycle from initial budget estimates through to close out reflecting the Contract, Design and Delivery Team requirements. You will also have the opportunity to work with the Infrastructure Alliance which was formed in April 2015 with the aim of working in more efficient and effective ways, putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.
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.
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