We urgently require an experienced R&M Project Manager for an established client in the Water Utilities sector. Reports to: Contracts Manager


Manage a team comprising:

  • Streetworks Planners
  • Administrators
  • Enablers
  • Supervisors
  • Dig and fix gangs

Role Responsibilities

  • Manage, and achieve a workload of a fast moving programme of work
  • Manage Health, Safety Environmental, and Quality issues.
  • Manage Human Resources issues.
  • Work within set budgets to maximise the profitability of the project, and maintaining Client satisfaction
  • Monitor performance is in line with tendered expectations
  • Liaise with QS and Client for monthly reporting
  • Liaise with Admin to ensure that insurance claims are progressed
  • Monitor performance is in line with tendered expectations
  • Authorise gang bonus payments
  • Daily productivity – monitor teams only completing 0 or 1 jobs
  • Respond on no water jobs which go over a 1 hour response or peopele off water for more than 3 hours.
  • Lead and inspire the team to have a culture of “quality every time” approach in all aspects of their work
  • Lead a culture of zero harm, honesty integrity, and quality.
  • Organise, and chair monthly team meetings
  • Ensure that compliance with legislation and specification are met, and maintained.
  • Audit supervisors daily/weekly checks
  • Undertake audits, gang audits
  • Maintain holiday charts
  • Organise Supervisors to cover for holiday periods
  • Undertake duties of Supervisor, or Contracts Manager during holiday periods, or as required
  • Provide technical advice to direct reports, and gangs
  • Prepare and review staff and gang rotas
  • Provide report on previous days dry holes, na1’s and 01’s. Make sure process has been followed
  • Report on teams who have changed job codes and if the correct process has been followed
  • Monitor and maintain standby rota.
  • Arrange teams for weekend works/OOH work
  • Investigate any failures, CAT A/water quality etc
  • On any site visit, ensure that appropriate PPE is worn
  • Investigate near miss reports, in conjunction with the Client
  • Review training requirements for Supervisors, and gangs
  • On any site visit, ensure that appropriate PPE is worn
  • Ensure that safety briefings are undertaken
  • Investigate near miss reports, in conjunction with the Client
  • Attend meetings with Client
  • Monitor Customer Complaints, and investigate where required
  • Ensure daily phone call is made to Client regarding resources
  • Attend wash-up meetings on jobs which haven’t gone well
  • Seek to improve and innovate working practices and processes


  • Previous experience of contracting in the water utilities sector at above Supervisor level Have experience in managing a team of Supervisors
  • Have good interpersonal skills with Management, and workforce Have good planning, and organisational skills
  • Have the ability to react in a fast changing environment
  • Have sound technical knowledge of water specifications
  • Produce productivity reports to Management, and Commercial departments Possess good IT skills to utilise the company Geopal system
  • Have a H&S qualification appropriate to the position
  • Hold a qualification in accordance with of NRSWA 1991 Understanding of Traffic Management Act 2004
  • Hold a current valid driving licence
  • Candidates should ideally have qualifications in Health and Safety (IOSH)

Salary and Benefits

£50, 000 negotiable depending on Experience

Car allowance and fuel paid

All the work is within London and home counties

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