Project Manager - Water Sector

Vacancy
5763
Job Location
London

The Opportunity

Redefine your personal best.

 

Stantec's Water sector teams are building on what have been a very successful few years. Our growth strategy within the Water division for 2024 and beyond is exciting and is creating great opportunities for our teams. As part of this growth, we are looking to recruit a Project Manager - based from our High Wycombe, London or Reading offices (hybrid working supported).

 

As a Project Manager within our Water sector you will be working on a variety of projects across the sector - helping our clients develop better ways of obtaining, cleaning and distributing water for our local communities. You will be partnering with the top Water clients in the UK, with project / clients including: 

 

  • Thames Water – Design assurance for Thames Water Capital Delivery, Infrastructure design & build contracts, and multiple engineering studies and assessments for Thames Water across all delivery streams 

  • High Speed Rail Phase 2B (HS2) - Our team is partnering with Bechtel in their role as delivery partner for the HS2 Phase 2B Hybrid Bill, under an 8-year contract. Our job? Supporting the management of a team of over 100 professional staff, located at HS2’s Snow Hill office in Birmingham (Delivering High Speed Rail Phase 2B (stantec.com) 

  • Southern Water – Stantec is a Strategic Solutions Partner to Southern Water and are working together on an iconic water project – Water for Life Hampshire (Water for Life – Hampshire (southernwater.co.uk) 

 

In this role you will be given the opportunity to work alongside our technical teams and will be involved in the preparation of project bids and project planning, as well as building close relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be assisting in the delivery of projects from inception to completion and will ensure that they are delivered on time, to budget and of a high quality.

 

We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to giving you the support you need to be the very best. All of our Project Managers will be automatically enrolled in the PM Boot Camp which is a corporate wide training programme covering important aspects of Project Management – we can cater for those looking to gain your Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or additional accreditations. 

 

The Project Management Team is supportive, friendly, and professional – you will feel welcome from the moment you step foot in the door.

 

ABOUT YOU 

You will have prior experience within a project management role - most likely within the Water, Utilities or related Infrastructure sectors - in which you will have been responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to quality standards.

 

You will have experience of managing multiple deadlines and on building successful working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders within an NEC contract. 

 

Any sort of project management qualification, such as APMQ, would be beneficial but if you haven't had the opportunity to gain formal qualifications then this is something we can support you with.

 

An interesting, varied project management career awaits. Below is a link of career story from one of the team and examples of some of the great projects we have delivered -My Stantec Story: Pauline Hann 

#ukwater

 

About Stantec 

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25, 000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle. We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

 

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

 

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

 

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team. 

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites more than 31,000 employees working in over 450 locations across 6 continents. We have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities. 

Our teams provide effective and relevant solutions, translating our clients’ vision into valued consents, deliverable plans for projects and programmes, and efficient designs for delivery, based on technical excellence and deep market insights. We deal with today’s challenges, but also keep a fairer, better tomorrow in sight, looking at how we deliver clean growth, support radical changes in our economy and meet the needs of future communities. 

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