Location: OXFORD
Salary: £ 32,000 per Annum
Reference : 20227

Our client is a major company in the UK Water Sector who are looking for a Team Manager to join them in Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our client as a Performance Manager. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading and developing a team of multi-skilled technicians. You will be responsible for increasing asset availability and performance within quality targets and adhering to Health and Safety Standards.

The successful candidate will manage a budget of up to £2million ensuring planned and reactive maintenance is carried out in a timely and efficient manner, and that processes are optimised by working closely with the Sludge Treatment Centre Performance Manager and their team.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Health and safety – you will effectively lead the health and safety culture of the team as well as auditing health and safety systems and processes.

  • Performance management – you will be responsible for ensuring the team achieve optimal performance in terms of work management and you will be responsible for developing the team’s process knowledge and introducing new skills and health and safety awareness.

  • Process management – ensuring the STW achieves and maintains its required plant availability and reliability in order to meet quality targets at the agreed cost. This will include the management of statutory inspections.

  • Financial management – owning and managing the budgetary and financial activities of the team and driving efficiencies into the overall operational budget.

  • Customer & stakeholder management - ensuring exceptional service to our customers with early personal interventions as required.


  • Previous experience managing operational staff.

  • Experienced people manager with a proven track record of engaging & developing their team; ideally with field-based members.

  • You will be used to taking the lead and achieving results in a difficult environment with a strong focus on, and good working knowledge of, health and safety.

  • Experience managing an operational budget with a structured and proactive approach.

  • Technical knowledge and experience of the process plant underpinned by a background in wastewater treatment or a similar industry.

  • Good communication and competent in using IT equipment/systems and be able to interpret complex Excel spreadsheets.

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in an engineering field.

  • Full valid driving licence is needed.