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Business Project Manager 

 

Salary:  Negotiable depending on experience + Pension + 25 days holiday
 
Location: Working from home during Covid & thereafter flexible/hybrid working arrangements including our Leeds/Bradford offices


 
Working within our Enterprise Change team you will significantly contribute to our large scale operational engineering & capital delivery programmes

 

Purpose of the role:

 

The Business Project Manager (BPM) will manage one or more projects in Yorkshire Water. The role will work collaboratively with colleagues across the business to drive projects delivering against agreed Yorkshire Water targets. The BPM will ensure that projects of work are delivered to scope, time, cost and quality; that project risks are managed in line with business targets.

 

What will the role involve:

 

•    Accountable for day-to-day delivery, management, coordination and control of assigned projects including development of the Project Definition Document (PDD), including scope, goals and deliverables, with support of business owners.


•    Responsible for scoping and creating Project Management Plans (PMP)


•    Responsible for managing all resources assigned to the project, setting clear objectives and managing performance on a project basis. Responsible for providing feedback on project performance to project boards as appropriate.


•    Accountable for accurate forecasting and reporting of key project information, updating any agreed project management reports and documentation (e.g. project status reports against time, cost, quality, benefits and risks; financial expenditure summaries; risk registers; submitting change requests) and feeding in to programme level reports and Boards.


•    Responsible for giving direction to and leading IT projects managers who are providing specific IT deliverables into projects or programmes
    

What skills are we looking for:

 

•    APM accredited or holding equivalent project management qualification


•    Experienced Business Project Manager with knowledge of project implementation and cultural change


•    Strong Communication skills, able to manage interdependencies with enabling parts of the business. i.e. where the project is enabled by IT, Data or people. 


•    Self-starter with a track record of delivering positive outcomes in a complex cross functional environment.


•    High level of resilience with the ability to maintain positive can do attitude


•    Analytical mind set with the ability to understand trends and make data led decisions 


•    Strong and structured approach to project management with the ability to manage costs against benefits


•    Ability to negotiate and influence at higher, strategic levels. 

 

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process. If you could also, please upload an up to date copy of your CV outlining your relevant experience for the role.
 
 
Advert End Date: Tuesday 14th December 2021


     

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.

 

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure Check, through a Third Party Company prior to commencing employment.

 

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

 

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.

 

 
 

 

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.

Business Project Manager