Process Technician/Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: Process Technician/Commissioning Engineer

Location: Thames Water Region (Thames Valley)

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £55,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water and they are recruiting for Process Engineer to work on these exciting projects throughout Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

The process Technician/Engineers role is a key position within the Thames Water team where you will plan, co-ordinate and resource the off and on-site testing activities that will deliver exceptional take-over performance across the framework.

You will initially work with the Commissioning Manager and Production Team to formulate a detailed and timed Take-Over Delivery Plan incorporating the Company’s and Thames Water’s specific requirements. The plan will be regularly updated and will provide the basis for performance monitoring.

You will ensure that Process testing requirements are considered from the earliest stages of project delivery and providing reliable, efficient and successful Process testing outcomes for Thames Water Operations. You will work closely with our Project Teams and Commissioning Manager and with Thames Water’s Commissioning and Operational Teams to safely delivery successful Process/Testing outcomes.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Take-over compliance testing programmes: Work with Project Teams, Commissioning Manager and Thames Water to generate Take-Over compliance Testing Plan during Project Brief/Outline Design stage thus positively influencing direction. Add further detail and granularity to these plans as the project develops.
  • Process Systems and Records: Put in place robust processes and procedures that reflect the Company and Thames Water requirements and facilitate exceptional take-over performance. Ensure that take-over testing is undertaken comprehensively, and records and inspections are accurately and reliably produced and signed off. Ensure Quality Assurance Systems compliance.
  • Resources: Identify and recruit sufficient competent resources to deliver the framework take-over testing requirements including appointing and supporting the development of technical apprentices and graduates.
  • Project Management: Work closely with the Commissioning Manager to provide technical expertise and deliver all activities cost-efficiently and in accordance with the contract programme and applicable standards and specifications.
  • Process Safety Management: Put in place framework specific processes and procedures to ensure that wider process/energy related risks are identified and controlled.

  • Health and Safety: Through meticulous planning and supervision, ensure that testing and commissioning is undertaken safely.
  • Co-ordination: Coordinate internal and supplier resources and ensure close liaison with Thames Water operational and staff throughout project delivery.
  • Design: Strong collaborative approach to integrate our own and supply chain expertise with our designers (Arcadis) throughout project delivery to make sure that take-over testing requirements are incorporated into the design. Provide specialist technical expertise to the design staff.
  • Reporting: Provide monthly take-over testing reports to the Commissioning Manager & Senior leadership team.
  • Efficiency: Manage the planning and organisation of tasks, people and resources to maximise efficiency and improve wellbeing.
  • Capacity and Competence: Put in place the appropriate training, mentoring and coaching arrangements to ensure that take-over testing teams (including Arcadis and Strategic Suppliers) have the appropriate technical skills and competence and exhibit the right culture and behaviours to deliver exceptional performance.
  • Culture: Fully embrace the Company’s and Thames Water’s cultural vision, consistently demonstrating collaborative behaviours.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • You will be a technically strong and analytical leader who can co-ordinate multiple work streams and meet challenging deadlines.
  • You will have a detailed and competent technical knowledge of Clean/Wastewater system. This would ideally be in the water sector, but this is not essential.
  • You will have an appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme and quality performance.
  • Can work independently or as part of a diverse team.
  • Proficient in the use of computer packages and able to make up reports/Schedules to aid take over planning and delivery of projects.
  • Display a creative and forward-thinking approach to problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills – ability to bring the whole team on the MMC journey including Thames Water and our specialist supply chain.
  • Minimum HNC qualified in a chemical engineering subject.
  • Professional qualification is desirable.
  • SMSTS safety qualification is desirable.

Digital Engineering Manager – Glasgow

Position: Digital Engineering Manager – BIM and 4D

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £55,000 Plus Excellent Benefits Package

The Role:

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry who are working with Scottish Water. They are looking to strengthen their Digital Team with a Digital Transformation Manager. Based at the Glasgow office the Digital Transformation Manager will work closely with the Delivery and Engineering teams – both Managers and System Users; and will form key relationships with Information, Planning, and Business Improvement Manager.

The focus of this role needs to be on project delivery & site activities (eg coordination of digital surveys, use of CDE, VPIs, visualizations), planning (Synchro 4D) and better integration of the supply chain (eg BIM360, supplier BIM assessments, training).


  • Digital Implementation through Engineering and Delivery Teams
  • Platform Support through liaison with partners and supply chain
  • Process Improvement, with the objectives of efficiency and consistency
  • To drive the use of Digital Tools from the Engineering teams into the field
  • Implementing technology change programmes and business improvement processes
  • Managing the digital delivery toolbox maturity matrix to ensure each project is strategically aligned, and identify key resources to build a strategic in-region team
  • Connecting and collaborate with all key stakeholders, particularly the Client, ensuring alignment with our contractual BIM requirements
  • Develop, implement, manage, continually review and refine BIM strategy
  • Digital Implementation through Engineering and Delivery Teams
  • Platform Support through liaison with the clients partners and supply chain
  • Process Improvement, with the objectives of efficiency and consistency


  • A basic understanding of the 3-D modelling process
  • Strong IT skills, with an ability to use multiple software disciplines
  • A sound knowledge of quality and document management processes is extremely useful given the requirements surrounding building and maintaining a Common Data Environment
  • Strong system implementation experience
  • Proven track record of the management and support of business systems
  • Appropriate exploitation of software solutions to improve business efficiency
  • Working knowledge of CAD 3-D models and programming software (Primevera P6)

Package includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance, Health Insurance and Private Medical Insurance

Senior Buyer – Materials

Position: Senior Buyer – Materials

Location: Preston with flexible working

Salary: Up to £48k (Neg DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

The Role: Our Client is looking to strengthen their Procurement team with a Senior Buyer (Materials) for their Advance Plus Framework. They are part of the Advance Plus JV that will deliver a range of construction schemes to maintain and improve United Utilities water supply and wastewater treatment works within the Northwest region.

The Joint Venture has been set up specifically to execute the 5-year (2020 – 2025) AMP7 capital delivery framework. They will be delivering a programme of works up to £500m over the 5-year period consisting of both heavy civil engineering and mechanical and electrical activities.

Based at the Preston office you will be responsible for providing procurement and supply chain activities in line with company and client policies and procedures.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Supply Chain Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Efficient & effective day to day management of supply chain in support of Programme and Site requirements for goods and services.

Promote Programme Level Procurement (including enhanced and consistent governance, supply chain assessment and SRM)

Promote & develop long term value adding collaborative relationships with the supply chain and in doing so facilitate expert early supply chain involvement

Development and execution of category strategy and supplier development plans.

Develop and embed, procurement Frameworks & Subcontracts to providing end to end Supply Chain advice, sourcing, supply assurance, delivery, supply chain management and tasking against requirements.

Prepare, develop and monitor Project and Regional level Procurement Plans.

Collaboratively develop/prepare and issue tender packages with key stakeholders to ensure alignment of targets, improve supplier performance, and implement continuous improvement plans.

Take ownership for the negotiation of commercial terms, conditions and levels of service (including KPI’s) with suppliers.

Ensure compliance with process, governance and controls as agreed in the Procurement Rules.

Address and resolve issues that arise internally and externally, being the primary escalation point for day-to-day issues and personally handling the most complex enquires.

Mentor, coach and support junior members of the team.

Collaborate with peers to develop and enhance value, systems, process, and best practice sharing to help our client achieve best in class performance and bring consistency to sourcing activities.

Establish and develop excellent working relationship with the Client, Customers, Suppliers, internal functions and other relevant external bodies.

Work with the SHEQ team to ensure the supply chain meets its Health and Safety obligations and carries out commensurate corrective action where necessary.

Develop in-depth knowledge of IFS and work towards becoming the Procurement owner and champion for the system.

Support with any requirements from internal and external audits where required.

Harnessing innovative solutions from existing and future supply chain partners.

Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.

Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups/training, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.

Skills/Experience: Confident in communicating, influencing and building relationships with cross-functional colleagues, suppliers and business stakeholders.

Be a self-starter and be able to represent the procurement function.

Proven track record for coaching

Commercially astute

Networking and business influence

Carry out your Purchasing duties in-line with the CIPS Ethical Policy

Microsoft suite of products proven track record

Develop and maintain close working relationship with all key stakeholders

Experience in a procurement role within the Construction/Utilities Experience.

Desirable: Professional qualification to degree level, preferably in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Procurement or related field.

Construction/Utilities Technical Qualification

MCIPS or willing to work towards

Packages include: A competitive salary

25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)

Contribution Pension scheme

Life Assurance

Health Insurance

Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

Key Words




Supply Chain

Category Strategy

Supplier Development

Supply Assurance

Tender Packages

Supplier Performance

Commercial Terms






Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment




Mechanical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Mechanical Project Engineer – Water

Location: Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire Region

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £60,000 plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Principal Contractor operating within the water industry and they are one of the framework partners to Thames Water working on their AMP7 schemes. They currently have a requirement for a Mechanical Project Engineer to project manage and engineer the mechanical equipment and associated plant for contracts to enable the project to be completed within the budget and time constraints to an overall quality standard.

They have committed to working collaboratively with Thames Water, their strategic suppliers and other stakeholders to embed MMC (Modern Methods of Construction), particularly off-site manufacturing.

Key Tasks:

  • Overall responsibility for working with consultant designer and suppliers to successfully deliver all mechanical requirements across a project portfolio.
  • Work with commercial team to procure all off and on site manufactured mechanical requirements particularly focusing on offsite assembly and modularisation.
  • Closely monitor the progress of off and onsite activities to ensure delivery against agreed programmes and budgets.
  • Contribute to a positive team culture and environment on your projects to support improved wellbeing and performance.
  • Responsible for undertaking factory inspections and quality audits and ensuring the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction for all mechanical installations.


  • Safety, Health and Wellbeing: Positively contribute to delivering Thames Water and our “Zero Incidents, Zero Harm, Zero Compromise” goals.
  • Productivity: Work with others to achieve a step change in productivity which will include implementing robust mechanical design, manufacture and installation quality management to achieve “right first time”.
  • Customer Focus: Establish and maintain trusting and effective relationships with Thames Water Operations and other stakeholders, delivering excellent customer service throughout project delivery.
  • Develop Sustainable Solutions: Display a sound knowledge of sustainable construction solutions and manage engineering activities that contribute to sustainable development.
  • Digital Engineering: Work with consultant designer and the supply chain to optimise the benefits of using digital tools and expertise to integrate our off and on site delivery approach.
  • Design Collaboration: Use the BIM model to ensure that mechanical designs and installations fully integrate with the civils and electrical designs.
  • Engineering Proposals and Design: Technical expertise in the placement and administration of sub-contracts and material orders relating to mechanical equipment. Preparation for, vetting and approval of supplier’s proposals and designs in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Supply Chain: Fully integrate and engage with the supply chain to assess and develop their capabilities so that they positively contribute to our delivery capability and capacity.
  • Supervision: Supervise mechanical installation works ensuring health and safety, technical and quality compliance.
  • Effective planning: Develop logical and accurate mechanical works programmes and integrate with overall project plan.
  • Reporting: Report on mechanical works programme and cost performance and attend project production meetings.
  • Quality assurance: Develop quality assurance plans and maintain quality assurance records.
  • Outage Management: Work with Thames Water Operations and other stakeholders to meticulously plan and successfully deliver outages.
  • Commissioning: Assisting Commissioning Engineers for pre-commissioning mechanical checks.
  • Handover Plans and Soft Landings: Contribute to the production of operating and maintenance manuals. Provide Thames Water personnel with operating and maintenance training.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A high degree of technical knowledge and have relevant mechanical project engineering experience within a manufacturing or construction organisation.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills who can multi-task and consistently meet challenging deadlines.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Experience of both pre-production and production mechanical project engineering desirable.
  • Has an appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme, cost and quality performance.
  • Programme focused with an ability to plan and organise resources both off and on site to deliver on time and in full.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a range of people.
  • BIM/digital experience is essential.
  • Minimum HNC qualified in a mechanical engineering subject desirable.
  • IT literacy essential.
  • Professional qualification is desirable.
  • SMSTS safety qualification and relevant CSCS card is desirable.

E&I Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: E&I Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Thames Water Region

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £60,000 Plus car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water.

They have a new vacancy for a Commissioning Engineer for their projects in the Thames Water region where you will carry out day to day on-site commissioning activities for various projects.

You will report directly to the Commissioning Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out day to day management, coordination and delivery of on-site commissioning activities and off-site commissioning planning activities, including planning for process commissioning and testing, for nominated projects within appointed region.
  • Produce regular project reports and Commissioning Completion Reports on nominated projects.
  • Ensure all necessary Commissioning documentation is produced in a timely manner and co-operate with Technical Documentation teams to ensure timely delivery of O&M manuals.
  • Interface with ESD Engineering to ensure “design for commissioning”.
  • Ensure the effective integration of assets into the existing works without detriment and risk to service level agreements.
  • Manage and complete off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others.
  • Drive efficiencies and operate tight change control procedures on nominated projects.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification (electrical or ICA) or extensive proven experience
  • Site experience in commissioning, preferably in water industry
  • Sound commissioning experience both site based and in planning activities
  • CSCS Card

Project Administrator and Coordinator

Position: Project Administrator and Coordinator

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £25,000 (DOE), Plus Excellent Benefits Package

The Role:

Working within a Framework JV made up of seven partner companies and their extended supply chain, delivering over half of Anglian Water’s capital investment programme. The framework is heading into its latest Asset Management Period, known as AMP7 which will the delivery of a £1.8bn programme of work over the next five years.

Working within the Engineering team, providing project and technical delivery support to a designated programme of work. You will produce, develop, facilitate, coordinate, and monitor a range of technical delivery support schedules and administration across the project lifecycle.


  • Responsible for the coordination and production of deliverables on a number of schemes within the portfolio of work
  • Maintain working knowledge of the Capital Delivery Process; produce and maintain a reference file for the team to refer to
  • Work with Document Control to ensure project files comply with the document management requirements
  • Coordinate DM1 – DM6 deliverables and ensure final documentation is produced on time and to agreed standards
  • Liaise with the PDM to document and ensure visibility of outstanding deliverables and proof of deliverables are accessible to the wider team
  • Undertake key administrative tasks i.e. arranging and minuting meetings, keep project trackers up to date, produce reports and coordinate communications amongst the team
  • Establish areas of improvements; suggest these initiatives and implement upon agreement from the team to aid output and promote outperformance


  • Previous administrative experience with an awareness of how this role can contribute to successful project delivery
  • Organising meetings and taking effective minutes
  • With the desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Strong IT skills

Business Development Manager – Bioenergy/Renewable Energy

Business Development Manager – Bioenergy/Renewable Energy

Location: Scotland (Highland, Moray and Aberdeenshire)

Salary: £50-60k (Neg DOE)

Start Date: ASAP

Our Client: Is a small but rapidly growing developer of renewable energy facilities in the UK. Their anaerobic digestion plants produce carbon-negative biomethane that will be used to decarbonise the UK’s gas and transport networks and strengthen the UK’s energy resilience.

You will be joining at a key moment in our client’s development.

They have an ambitious strategy, a strong core team, and significant funding in place, and will be rolling out £450m of new facilities across the UK over the next two years.

We are looking for an energetic, analytical, and personable character to join our team.

The role: Ideally educated to Degree Level with commercial and technical knowledge in the whisky industry. Ideally you will also have some knowledge in agriculture. What is most essential is a passion for energy and sustainability, the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly, and the confidence to initiate and independently pursue new lines of enquiry.

This is a key role at the heart of our client’s team with a focus on their Scottish projects. You will work closely with colleagues in all areas of the business, as well as with a range of external stakeholders. You will need the flexibility and organisational ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to deal effectively with people from a range of different backgrounds and disciplines.

Duties: Provide support with:

Identify feedstock supplies from the whisky industry and agricultural sources including pot ale and pot ale syrup

Negotiate feedstock contracts

Prepare and develop feedstock contracts to secure supply in accordance with project timelines

Negotiate contracts with prospective clients for the supply of biomethane

Liaising with the many external stakeholders involved in their projects (distilleries, farmers, contractors, lawyers, consultants, planning agents, etc.),

Experience: Technical/engineering qualification

Knowledge of whisky/distillery industry

Business development expertise

Commercial expertise with the ability to negotiate contracts

Technical understanding of the process involved in whisky production including the evaluation of evaporators

It is essential that you have a full driving license and have access to your own car as traveling to various locations in and around Scotland will be required.

You will also be expected to travel to the London office and visit the English sites on occasion.

Key Words:

Business Development


Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion




Pot Ale






Whisky Production


Project Engineer – Energy Optimisation

Position: Project/Delivery Engineer – Energy Optimisation

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £up to £38k (DOE) plus excellent Benefits Package

The Role:

Working within a Framework JV made up of seven partner companies and their extended supply chain, delivering over half of Anglian Water’s capital investment programme.

The framework is in its latest Asset Management Period, known as AMP7 which will deliver a £1.8bn programme of work over the next five years.

The optimisation teams are responsible for identifying and developing energy specific optimisation opportunities across the system as Anglian Water looks to adapt to environmental and regulatory challenges that exist while still meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

To successfully achieve this, our client is looking for a number Delivery Engineers on permanent and fixed term contracts to focus on delivering energy efficiency solutions across the Anglian Water region.


You’ll work with a range of teams to engineer specific and tailored solutions that are cost effective and efficient, within agreed timescales and cost constraints, utilising appropriate delivery routes.  

The role requires a good level of general water or engineering knowledge with a specialism in energy efficiency, preferably with a technical or project engineering discipline.

Through expert analysis of existing water and water recycling systems you’ll consider opportunities and projects to reduce energy consumption in the treatment process and associated assets, for example pumps and motors.  

Using technical and process experience, you’ll provide support to the Water and Water Recycling Optimisation Team and Business Streams in relation to a reduction in operating costs.

The role will enable integration and collaboration across the Operational Sub-Business streams and wider key stakeholder areas.

The role will support embedding of new technologies and solutions.

These will facilitate the efficient operation of their systems


Strong technical knowledge and operational experience within energy optimisation 

Proven track record of identifying and delivering projects or coordinating complex tasks and activities to support planned outcomes, preferably in an energy optimisation environment   

Proven financial management skills and ability to control a project budget 

Qualified in an engineering discipline such as mechanical, electrical, process or civil

A background in construction or process industries would be advantageous together with an ambition to develop a career in this sector.

Able to travel across the Anglian Water region as required to support projects.

Able to establish and sustain strong relationships with multiple stakeholders and work in a collaborative fashion.

Confident, proactive and willing to take accountability to drive performance.

IT literate and open to new technology, you’ll demonstrate resilience and maintain energy and focus when under pressure.

Key Words:

Project Emgineer

Project Engineering

Project Delivery

Delivery Engineer

Technical Coordinator

Energy Efficiency

Energy Optimisation


Energy Reduction

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Water Recycling




Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineer

Civil Engineering

Power Engineer

Power Engineering

Power Generation

Power Optimisation

Health & Safety Advisor

Position: Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Preston (Regular visits to the North West)

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £45,000 (negotiable DOE) plus excellent benefits package

The Role:

To support Senior members of the H&S Team, regional management teams, construction managers and site teams on the requirements for implementing the health and safety management system. You will support the delivery of SHEQ objectives for the client and work with the operational teams to deliver on key requirements of the SHEQ Strategic Plan.

You will be involved in all stages of the project including design and planning, working with key contract figures to manage health and safety risks appropriately with a focus on risk elimination.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of SHEQ and SHEQ Manager in undertaking their duties.
  • Aid the on-going development and maintenance of the ADP SHEQ Strategic Plan in line with corporate practices and contractual obligations.
  • Promote exceptional safety standards to the direct and subcontracted work force.
  • Provide support to JV project teams on the implementation of H&S guidance and best practice.
  • Provide support to Project teams in the development of H&S Plans.
  • Assist the Project Teams and employees with the preparation of risk assessments and identification of suitable control measures, as and when required.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the Policies and Procedures and applicable Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Carry out systematic audits and inspections of construction sites, mobile workplaces, offices and other workplaces to verify compliance with the legislative requirements and compliance with the requirements of the health and safety management systems.
  • Prepare reports of audits and inspection reports with findings and actions required.
  • Resolution of identified non-conformances.
  • Monitor the satisfactory resolution of health and safety issues. Liaise with Operations to ensure actions arising are closed out in a timely manner and feed back into management review meetings
  • Prepare monthly reports of key findings and trends.
  • Support the Quality Manager to review and validate monthly SHEQ data.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents to identify the root cause and learning points.
  • Prepare accident / incident investigation reports.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the safety-related documentation, e.g. manuals, procedures, guidance notes and forms.
  • Support the integration of safety, quality, environmental and other management systems, where appropriate.
  • Support the development of safety policies.
  • Participate in H&S working groups / forums as required.
  • Provide input and review of pre-qualification, tender and SHEQ award submissions.
  • Liaise with subcontractors and support the assessment of suppliers and subcontractor’s safety arrangements, as required.
  • Attend and participate in Client-led industry best practice forums.
  • Promote a positive health and safety culture where employees are encouraged to report unsafe acts
  • Implementation of safe working practices by subcontractors.
  • Maintaining health and safety records for delegated areas for:
  • Accident / incident records
  • Maintain a positive and solution-oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.
  • Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.
  • In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and SMB as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 4 years’ experience in H&S Role
  • Corporate Membership of IOSH
  • Strong background in safety management and experience in a similar role
  • Experience of managing safety officers and advisors.
  • Ability to set SMART objectives and monitor the implementation of these objectives.
  • Solid understanding of the requirements of BS OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001

Package includes:

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Agile Working
  • Health and Private medical Insurance
  • Many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts savings Hub, kids pass etc.

Senior Internal Recruiter

Position: Senior Internal Recruiter

Location: Manchester, Derby or Rickmansworth with flexible working

Salary: £40-45k Negotiable (DOE) Plus Excellent Benefits Package

Our Client: Our Client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Our Client is looking to strengthen their People team with a Senior Internal Recruiter. The preference would be for someone to be based near Manchester, however there will be flexibility on your location as there are regional offices throughout the UK.

Within this role you will take full ownership and accountability for the successful recruitment of candidates for different frameworks and JV’s, and will partner and offer extensive support to the various business divisions in all aspects of recruitment and selection, including direction on recruitment strategies, redeployment and mobilisation.

Duties: You will report directly to the Recruitment Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Take ownership and accountability for the successful recruitment of an agreed number of candidates per month.

Work independently at a senior level on allocated frameworks and joint ventures.

Working closely with recruiting managers and the wider recruitment function, you’ll take ownership of the full end-to-end recruitment process for a portfolio of vacancies covering a variety of different skill sets.

Development and delivery of a strong recruitment strategy, attraction campaigns and market analysis to support the on-going needs of the business.

Deliver comprehensive recruitment advice commercially, strategically and on an operational level.

Liaising with the Senior Management Team/Directors/Managers to gain a full understanding of their recruitment needs; offering them advice and guidance where required.

Provide recruitment support to directors, senior managers and line managers in all aspects of management of resourcing and selecting.

Build and maintain close, appropriate and productive relationships with relevant business unit leaders internally and with clients.

Develop recruitment solutions to attract the highest level and exceptional quality of staff.

Source talented candidates via job boards, LinkedIn Recruiter and by headhunting passive candidates

Manage the interview and offer process for both candidates and clients

Build and maintain strong networks to enhance candidate attraction campaigns.

Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups

Experience: Previous experience within an internal, In-house, corporate or agency recruitment environment at a senior level.

Water Industry, Construction/Engineering or Utilities background

Ability to build and maintain core business relationships with key stakeholders

Understanding and experience of manpower planning, resourcing. benchmarking and metric delivery

Extensive Senior Recruitment & Selection experience

Extensive knowledge/experience of social, direct recruitment/job boards and new methods of direct resourcing

Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work in a demanding environment

A highly professional and customer service focused approach to recruitment & selection

Demonstrable employment legislation knowledge

Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills

Key Words:

Internal Recruiter

Internal Recruitment

Talent Acquisition

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Process

Recruitment Strategy

Recruitment Solutions

Attraction Campaigns


Candidate Attraction

In-House Recruitment

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment