Investment Manager

Wessex Water
Corfe Mullen
Dependent on experience
17 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017


Salary: M1. Salary dependent on experience.

Location: Corfe Mullen

Are you a strategic-thinking individual with a proven track record of initiating successful projects or programmes? If so, we have a great opportunity in our waste and supply area.

Wessex Water is the top performing water and sewerage company in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies, alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services. 

This is a diverse and challenging role, where responsibilities include developing, instructing and managing capital maintenance investment needs across waste, supply and sewage pumping stations. You will lead the analysis and negotiation surrounding the prioritisation of these activities, adhering to principles of statutory and regulatory need, commercial benefit, risk and PR.

It will also be part of your role to work with engineering and construction teams to ensure new projects match operational requirements, and to provide input into the project management and implementation processes facilitating the effective and timely delivery of capital projects. You will ensure that all processes of corporate governance are fully complied with, engaging the support of the regional contracts function and taking full responsibility for the technical staff within the division.

We are looking for a strategic problem solver with excellent written and spoken communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a high performing team to deliver results and make continuous improvement. You will need substantial experience and a demonstrable track record of initiating successful projects and quality management of team outputs in complex circumstances. It's desirable that you will be a chartered engineer (civil, electrical or mechanical) with significant experience in the utilities industry.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* Company car
* Bonus potential
* 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Life insurance.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Cycle2Work scheme.
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

This role is available for flexible working including job share if a suitable job share partner can be found.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ001770. The closing date is 1 December 2017.

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.