Location: READING
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 19430

Our client has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Programme and Delivery Manager to join them as a Head of Major Projects. The successful candidate will lead their Customer Experience Division and be integral in creating a leading ‘cutting-edge’ Developer Services Team that can deliver the ambitions of our client for AMP7 in the UK Water Sector.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the entire team in Developer Services. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference for Critical National Infrastructure, Highway Authorities and Developer Customers. As the Head of Major projects, you will be responsible for leading the design & delivery of an £80m customer driven programme of work including: asset protection, reinforcement, new connections and asset diversions.

Remuneration Package:

  • Competitive Package including a Performance Bonus.

  • Company Car Allowance.

  • Family Healthcare.

  • 26 days holiday.

  • Up-to 18% Pension Contributions (of which 12% is Employer Contribution).

Key areas of accountability:

  • Promoting a proactive health, safety & environment culture across the business.

  • Leading safe and sustainable delivery of customer capital delivery projects.

  • Promoting sustainability and delivering carbon reduction targets.

  • Delivering sustainable financial out-performance against improved budgets.

  • Developing and delivering an optimised programme to achieve all deadlines and targets.

  • Delivering successful technical solutions.


Experience / Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of managing the performance of third-party organisations.

  • Track record of success in the delivery of significant capital programmes at a senior level.

  • Strong commercial approach.

  • Leadership capabilities.

  • Proven process improvement design and implementation capability.

  • Ability to develop and implement feedback systems.

  • Can demonstrate ability to outperform targets.

  • Ability to demonstrate exposure to risk decisions with implications.

  • Signifiant experience in matrix management.

  • Broad industry and business knowledge.

  • Extensive stakeholder management.