Project Coordinator 


Salary & Benefits 5b: - £24,777 - £30,607 + up to 10% pension with 5% contribution + annual bonus + retail savings schemes + online GP access + life assurance cover + free on-site parking + 25 days holiday + 1 wellbeing day + bank holidays  


Location: Western house, Bradford and Hybrid working - 1-2 days per week in the office, including locations throughout the Yorkshire Region


Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday.  


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join the Asset Delivery Team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you?  

  
What we do:  
Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over 5.4 million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this.  
We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity.   

 

New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. Asset Delivery is a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators.    
 

The Asset Delivery department is accountable for delivering the Capital Construction Programme. This is achieved by delivering intelligent solutions, through collaboration, for sustainable out-performance. The Department is also accountable for commercial and contractual arrangements across the supply chain and to deliver leading and world class contract management processes. 
Do you want to be part of a Yorkshire based company working towards a thriving region for both its customers and the environment? Our teams within Programme Delivery deliver projects that not only improve water and waste services for our customers but create a sustainable environment for all. 


You will join a team of friendly and driven people from diverse backgrounds with wide ranging experience and have a flexible working contract that puts focus on work-life balance as your personal wellbeing is important to us. This is not just a job, it’s a career and as part of your role you will have the opportunity to work through a personal career progression plan. This allows you to focus on developing your potential and will also be supported by internal and external training opportunities. 

 
Here at Yorkshire Water, we focus on building high performing teams and putting people at the heart of everything we do. We will give you the autonomy to get on with the job and contribute to sustainable solutions in a collaborative and supportive environment.  

 
Where you fit in:  
As a Project Coordinator you will:  
•    Act as support and liaison for all aspects of schemes, coordinating communications with regards to; purchase orders, contractors, general customer enquiries (internal and external) and to provide an essential support function for the whole team.  
•    Provide support to Project Managers in provision of project administration and governance management. 
•    Follow corporate governance processes and procedures for project delivery. 
•    Co-ordinate and manage the booking of team meetings, including the recording of actions and minutes.  
•    Raise and manage the progress of purchase orders and reporting issues. 
•    Produce financial data for projects, updating, monitoring and reporting.  


What skills & qualifications you will need:  
•    Experience of developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships 
•    Strong organisational and communication skills 
•    Excellent time management skills. 
•    Report writing and presentation skills 
•    Analytical and reporting skills 
•    Experience of projects, partnership working and financial management 
•    The ability to demonstrate the Yorkshire Water company values and behaviours  
  

You will also benefit from having:   
•    Knowledge of financial systems such as SAP 
•    Previous experience in a commercially orientated and / or regulated environment. 
•    Previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors 


We embrace a flexible working model, where our hybrid setup typically requires an average of 1-2 day in the office per week. This could be slightly more when collaborative efforts, training or meeting deadlines demand it. For those who prefer to work on-site, our office is open Monday-Friday during working hours.    


If you’re an experienced Project Coordinator and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you.  


All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required


If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance.


Kelda Group values equality, diversity, and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.


Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Project Coordinator