Project Manager

Salary & Benefits (4b): £39,519 - £49,398 + company car scheme + 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: Buttershaw, Bradford, hybrid working - 1 day in the office per office a week 

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager 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. The Asset Delivery team are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators.   
Do you want to work for a Yorkshire Based company that is creating a thriving Yorkshire for both its customers and the Environment? Our teams within Asset Delivery work on 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 varying experience. 


You will 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 which allows you to focus on developing your potential as a Project Manager and this will be supported by both internal and external training opportunities. 

Yorkshire Water has a focus on High Performing Teams whereby its people are at the heart of everything we do and are given autonomy, trust and choice to contribute to sustainable solutions in a collaborative and supportive culture.

Where you fit in: 
As our Project Manager you will: 
•    Join our Asset Delivery Team, managing and successfully delivering capital projects to time, cost & quality
•    Lead collaborative project teams consisting of YW & Partner colleagues, plus other stakeholders, to efficiently deliver your programme of work
•    Manage a programme budget on multiple projects of varying values at any one time and over multiple financial years
•    Draft and manage project contracts with our Partners, assisted by project sponsors and specialist contract & commercial colleagues
•    Keep a spotlight on Health & Safety, Carbon net zero targets, and Environmental sustainability, ensuring they remain a high priority in your project delivery
•    Work with key stakeholders and customers, both internal & external, maintaining effective communication, positive relationships, and managed expectations
•    Obtain project funding approvals, and maintain good financial governance throughout the life of your projects
•    Ensure accurate project data is maintained in various systems, including monthly forecasting of expenditure and key milestone dates.

What skills & qualifications you will need: 
•    Experience working in a project team or similar environment
•    Manage budgets and interpret financial data
•    Build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
•    Personable nature and collaborative approach
•    Strong communicator both written and verbally
•    Confident to challenge and question to ensure project success
•    Problem solving to resolve and mediate project issues
•    Comfortable working independently and taking the initiative

You will also benefit from having: 
•    Previous experience working as a Project Manager in the Water Industry or broader Construction Industry
•    NEC4 Accreditation
•    APMQ (or similar)
•    Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations

We embrace a flexible working model, where our hybrid setup typically requires an average of 1 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 Management professional 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. 

We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply.

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 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 Manager