Experienced Project Manager – Utilities Sector


Position: Experienced Project Manager – Utilities Sector 

Location: Bristol 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 

Compensation: £70,000-£90,000 (based on experience) + Comprehensive benefits package, including 27 days of vacation and bank holidays 

Are you a skilled Senior Project Manager? Our client needs a skilled candidate to join their dynamic team to play a significant role in an exciting utilities sector project.  

The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience within the water sector, along with a relevant bachelor’s degree (BEng preferred). Having a strong background in programme or capital delivery environments is ideal as it’ll enable you to engage effectively with clients and stakeholders of all levels. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Identify and secure the necessary resources with the required skills and expertise for program delivery. 
  • Managing, tracking, and reporting program risks, issues, and benefits, escalating as necessary. 
  • Establishing robust governance and control measures to facilitate informed decision-making and efficient execution. 
  • Implement and oversee governance standards and boards to ensure effective program delivery. 
  • Manage program costs within approved budgets and client expectations. 
  • Articulate and document the programme vision to ensure successful implementation. 
  • Ensure comprehensive communication and support among all relevant parties involved in the programme. 


  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with common project management frameworks, tools, and techniques. 
  • Engineering degree or equivalent qualification. 
  • In-depth understanding of OFWAT requirements and industry-standard project and program delivery methods in the water sector. 
  • Experience in managing large-scale, complex business programs. 
  • PMP or APM certification or equivalent. 
  • Proficiency in P3, P6, and MSP.