Programme Engineer

Severn Trent Water
West Midlands
08 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Role

As a Programme Engineer, you will contribute significantly to successful project and programme delivery, you will be involved in projects from inception through to completion. You will be working in a team to secure safe, efficient and innovative project execution as part of the company's capital programme. In this role you will be working closely with Severn Trent Water's Supply Chain partners to ensure all outputs are delivered taking a risk based approach and that they are appropriately customer focused.

You will be accountable for projects both in their own right and also in support of the Programme Manager and their team. Typically, you will be accountable for projects of work from £150K to £1m per year. These projects could compromise of either numerous small projects,or one single large project.

About You

With an appreciation of Contract Law and Construction Contract terms, the successful candidate will also have knowledge of supply chain management, with an emphasis on the control of financial outputs. Well-developed client relationship management skills are essential for this role, as is experience of managing projects, whilst taking a risk-based approach.

You will have proven experience undertake financial management of projects to ensure accurate and robust financial forecasting and budgetary allocation.

Planning and implementation skills are further skills needed for this position, as is a consistent drive to deliver, as well as the ability to make sense of a situation by drawing on your own experiences. An awareness of integrating a disparate set of stakeholders in order to deliver project objectives is essential for this role, as is knowledge of the regulatory regime relevant to the capital programme.

About Us

Severn Trent's 8 million customers know that whatever the weather, whenever they turn on their taps, we'll deliver high quality drinking water. Behind this 24-7 achievement is our strong Water team. They manage hundreds of river and reservoir systems, and 16 surface water treatment works to treat 1900 million litres of water every day, delivered through our 46,000 km network of water mains.


Be part of the future of our company. In return, we offer some excellent rewards including 28 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension with a company contribution of twice your personal contribution rate up to a maximum of 15%, Sharesave Scheme as well as Flexible benefits such as buying/selling holiday and discounted retail vouchers at competitive rates plus a performance reward scheme that lets you earn a great bonus if we do a truly awesome job meeting all our targets.

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