Procurement Data Analyst

Position: Procurement Data Analyst

Location: Manchester/Hybrid Working

Salary Guide: £24,000 – £27,000

Our client is a large Engineering Contractor who is looking to strengthen their Procurement team with an Data Analyst. Based from the Manchester office you will support the business unit by assisting the procurement team with cost analysis, invoicing, reporting and procurement administration.

Our client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. Having frameworks and sites all around the United Kingdom, With their projects going up to 180 million pounds.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the processing of requisitions into purchase orders working within the authority spend levels of the company
  • Merging spreadsheets
  • Analysing data
  • Manage the data load and merge different sources to compare
  • Co-ordinate, collate, analyse, and process consolidated invoicing for key Framework suppliers
  • Responsible for the administration and distribution of prescription site safety gear
  • Proactively maintain supplier records within their online portal system
  • Assist Operational Team with Good Receipting as required
  • Proactively manage committed costs, clearing down old costs where required
  • Support the Procurement team members in other duties where required such as reporting and cost analysis

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Excel
  • Strong analytical mind, comfortable managing, formatting, analysing data
  • Able to work to strict timescales – Monthly reporting is mandatory, and deadlines must be met
  • Able to work as of a team
  • Must be a self-starter who is motivated and resilient

Package includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 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.

Lead Planner

Position: Lead Planner

Location: Oxfordshire/Midlands – remote/flexible working

Salary: £60-70k neg (DOE), and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is an exciting new business which will create biomethane for injection into the gas grid through three different routes:

Greenfield development of their own AD plants based on agri-waste

Collaboration with Water Treatment companies to upgrade their biogas to biomethane

Off-taking biogas from existing AD facilities

The Role: They are recruiting for a Lead Planner who will play an important part in creating, maintaining and administering multiple integrated design and construct programmes for multiple challenging anaerobic digestor construction projects each valued at £25m with a total spend of £400m.

You will ensure that the business and projects remain on track.

The company has excellent prospects ahead and plans to grow substantially in the coming years and this role will grow with it, ultimately with responsibility for the planning department.

Responsibilities: Work closely with and guide project teams and suppliers to ensure all activities, logic, risks, internal and external constraints are identified when creating programmes.

Provide accurate and consistent progress information, both at high-level and in full detail

Analyse programmes to proactively identify time risks and opportunities.

Work with the Head of Engineering and Delivery to formulate a detailed and timed Programme Delivery Plan.

Assimilate the project brief, associated documents and specifications and request any additional information to improve programme accuracy.

Work with design and construct teams to develop production methodologies, work sequences and pre-contract and contract programmes.

Arrange and facilitate collaborative planning sessions with appropriate stakeholders throughout project development stages.

Arrange and facilitate programme validation workshops to ensure programme accuracy, logic, clear critical path identification, adequate and appropriately placed time risk allowances, etc.

Manage collaborative planning meetings with the site representatives, Technical Manager and Project Engineers

Update project progress working directly with project teams and suppliers. This will involve virtual and actual site and pre-assembly works visits to verify progress.

Identify and assess programme risks and work with project teams to produce mitigation plans. Identify alternative methodologies/sequences that reduce delivery risks.

Monitor and capture actual output and productivity performance data and use this to continually improve project performance and programme accuracy.

Experience: Previous planning and project delivery experience

You must be proficient using planning software including resource management functions

Experience using Microsoft Project

Experience of leading collaborative planning meetings

Detail-oriented with strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills

Knowledge of the Health and Safety Requirements within the industry to assist in the preparation of Construction Programmes

Excellent communication and engagement skills

Professional qualification in a construction/engineering related subject

Key Words:

Lead Planner

Senior Planner

Planning Manager

Construction

MS Project

Microsoft Project

Biogas

Biomethane

Anaerobic Digestion

AD

Energy from Waste

Project Delivery

Design and Construct

Programme Creation

Programme Delivery

Critical Path

Project Progress

Productivity Performance

Programme Accuracy

Performance Data

Planning Software

Regional Construction Manager – AD & Biomethane

Regional Construction Manager – Anaerobic Digestion & Biomethane

Oxfordshire/Midlands

£80,000 – £100,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Package

Introduction:

Our client is developing and building multiple multi-year Contracts and Projects in the UK and thy are looking for skilled people to deliver on these fantastic opportunities in Anaerobic Digestion and Biomethane. They are recruiting for a Construction Manager to ensure the successful completion of multiple challenging anaerobic digestor construction projects each valued at £25m with a total spend of £400m.

You will manage a construction management team comprising multiple site engineers. It will be your responsibility to ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables from development stage through to project completion and with zero defects. You will work closely together on this with the principal contractor and the subcontractor’s delivery teams.

You will have a key role in managing health, safety, environmental and sustainability, with responsibility for ensuring a consistent approach. In addition, you will implement a culture of collaboration, best practice and continuous improvement across the programme and supply chain.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, sustain and lead a high performing and integrated construction management team by assigning and leading people with the right attitude, skills, and experience to deliver the assigned projects
  • Ensure the Client’s CDM (2015) roles and duties are performed correctly and that all projects are properly resourced
  • Ensure the correct notifications and permits are in place to carry out the works
  • Lead people from different partner companies, utilising their knowledge and experience to achieve best practice
  • Responsibility to train, coach, and mentor team members to perform their roles, to fulfil their objectives and to drive a culture of coaching and feedback
  • Ensure ongoing planning of project needs
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team to establish long term resource needs, future view on resources, proactively inform or escalate any shortfalls or gaps in resources against the delivery plan and take appropriate steps to remedy
  • Ensure SHEQ is fully considered during the development and implementation of strategies, projects, standards, and processes and is not comprised at any time or in any circumstances

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Comprehensive construction management experience in a similar position with a Process/Civil Engineering Contractor
  • Relevant experience on challenging, multi-million pound projects within a process industry such as anaerobic digestion, water/wastewater or energy from waste
  • Proven experience of managing teams of between 5 to 20 reports at a leadership level, along with significant H&S experience.
  • Civil Engineering/Construction Management qualification
  • SMSTS
  • CSCS
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualification
  • Microsoft Project
  • Collaborative Planning Tools

The company has excellent prospects ahead and plans to grow substantially in the coming years.

Package:

In return we offer a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements and an excellent career path.

Senior Manufacturing & Production Engineer

Position: Senior Manufacturing & Production Engineer

Location: Hampshire

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £60,000 (DOE) Plus Package

Our client designs and develops innovative sensing, communication and electronics technologies for water network management systems which provide real time remote monitoring for water quality, supply loss measuring and for identifying operational incidents.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Manufacturing and Production Engineer to support the development and prototyping of new products. You will report directly to the R&D Engineering Manager and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Make improvements to existing products and systems to increase efficiency within manufacturing and engineering.
  • Determine feasibility, costs, and timescales to developing ideas to completed products.
  • Maintain knowledge of ‘cutting edge’ of sensing, communications, and electronics technologies.
  • Present and adapt roadmap of hardware development to meet commercial plan.
  • Hardware systems architecture design.
  • Electronics design; circuit design, component selection, schematic capture, and PCB design.
  • Mechanical Design; parts design, material selection and assembly consideration. Preparing 3D models and supporting drawings for machining of parts by subcontract manufacturers.
  • DFM (Design for manufacture): Identify suitable fabrication methods and suppliers.
  • Oversee and provide technical guidance for all process instructions in test and calibration.
  • Specifications and diagrams provided as required to support commercial activities.
  • Assist fault finding during assembly, test, and calibration.
  • Support scale-up and deskilling of manufacturing, test, and calibration through design improvements, additional hardware resources and automation.
  • Provide support to address technical issues in production as they arise in a timely manner to minimise disruption to schedule.
  • Determine legal, quality, safety, cost, delivery and documentation requirements for new designs and improvements to existing designs.
  • Determine product marking requirements to ensure legal compliance and compliance with standards.
  • Develop and implement test schedules of designs to determine their suitability for manufacture.
  • Resolve problems and improve processes, methods within manufacturing teams.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing to ensure compliance with all identified requirements.
  • Develop and document the assembly and operational processes for new and existing products to maximize efficiency and safety.
  • Develop and produce technical and user focused documentation to ensure compliance with legal and process requirements.
  • Support material and component and cost down projects by approving alternate parts and suppliers.
  • Provide an accurate bill of materials for new and developed products and processes to help with sales quotations.
  • Solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering qualification, preferably degree in Electronic Engineering, Cybernetics or Control Engineering, Electronics or Electrochemistry
  • Knowledge of the processes involved in the treatment and distribution of potable water to customers in the UK and worldwide. Appreciation of the issues faced by the industry with water quality, leakage, and events.
  • Advanced digital microprocessor system design, analogue design, low-power systems design. Schematic capture, multilayer PCB layout within Altium. Design for EMC compliance.
  • Design of RF communications systems; module selection, RF signal integrity design, antenna theory. Knowledge of mobile network operation, 2G/3G/4G technologies. SIM cards and network protocols.
  • Extensive 3D CAD experience (Solid Edge) to design mechanical parts to fulfil requirements of hardware specification. Design of mechanisms, enclosures and high pressure dynamic seals. Ergonomic and aesthetic considerations in design.
  • Knowledge of relevant fabrication techniques; turned parts, machined parts, investment casting, sheet metal parts. Experience of selecting appropriate surface finishes for harsh environments. Assembly methods including in depth knowledge of adhesive selection and use.
  • Electrochemistry – Working knowledge of methods for amperometric electrochemical sensing; operating principles, limitations, and potential further uses. Understanding of sensor electrodes (eg reference, pH ORP), their operating principles, fabrication techniques, failure modes.
  • Design of electrical systems, component selection, pump and VFD selection, electrical safety considerations.
  • Process Automation – Computerised automation of test / calibration processes; design of hardware and software to replace manual steps. Capturing data to database, numerical pass / fail determination.
  • Expertise in the design and fabrication processes of thin film devices using semiconductor processing technologies.

Mechanical Supervisor

Position: Mechanical Supervisor – Water

Location: Kent

Salary Guide: £45,000 – £50,000 (DOE) Plus Car/Allowance & Package

Rate Guide: £350.00 Per Day (Inside IR35)

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry who have been awarded a programme of work to deliver non-infrastructure water and wastewater projects for Southern Water.

They are looking to recruit a Mechanical Supervisor on either a permanent or contract basis for a key project located near Maidstone where you oversee the removal of old high lift pumps and associated pipework and installation of new high lift pumps and pipework within an existing wet well.

You will report directly to the MEICA Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Supervision of site Mechanical installations.
  • Ensuring SHE standards are maintained and safe systems of work are being adhered to.
  • Ensuring a high-quality product is being produced in line with current standards and specifications.
  • Verification of new systems.
  • Safe isolation of mechanical/hydraulic systems.
  • Monitor supply chain performance and programme.
  • Review and monitor supplier inspection and test plans ensuring they are up to date and relevant to the work activity.
  • Attend site inductions and toolbox talks.
  • Support Commissioning activities where required.
  • Attend collaborative planning meetings and have an active role in developing site delivery programmes.
  • As Mechanical Appointed Person, ensure electrical safety rules are adhered to and supporting documentation is produced in line with CMDP electrical safety rules.
  • Carry out mechanical/hydraulic/process isolations.
  • Carry out regular safety inspections on temporary and permanent equipment.
  • Hold 121’s with supply chain supervisors as required ensuring take 5s are carried out.
  • Assist with compilation of project takeover documentation.
  • Oversee pressure testing is being undertaken in line with current guidelines, and review test results.
  • Issue required mechanical permits.
  • Keep a daily diary of site activities.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering qualification
  • Experience with clean water sites and water quality procedures on new installations
  • SSSTS or SMSTS – Required
  • FAAW – Required
  • CSCS card – required
  • EUSR Blue Card
  • Confined Space and First Aid

Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Position: Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Brighton, East Sussex or Chatham, Kent

Salary: £400-450 per day contract

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: Working within their Operations team, based in East Sussex or Kent. You will work with the design team to convert design deliverables, drive procurement, tender bid analysis and manage supply chain design deliverables.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Project Manager.

Review technical specification (both form internal engineering team and external Client standards) to ensure they meet the project technical and commercial requirements

Manage the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase

Review of supplier schedules against the contract programme, advising the PM of any changes that will affect completion

Ensure production of monthly progress reports from the supply chain, if necessary, facilitating and coordinating progress meetings

Manage/oversee the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s

Administration of the contract of the supply chain, including use of NEC3 software to notify the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s, CI or change in scope

Experience: Several years’ experience working as a Senior/Project Engineer

Electrical engineering qualification

Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially IChemE & NEC

Experience of supply chain expedition

Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes

CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Key Words:

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Project Engineer

E&I Engineer

Project Delivery

Technical Delivery

Procurement

Supply Chain

Contracts

Contractual

IChemE

NEC

Commissioning

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Wastewater

Sewage

Utilities

Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Position: Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Brighton, East Sussex or Chatham, Kent

Salary: £55-60k (DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

£400-450 per day contract

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: Working within their Operations team, based in East Sussex or Kent. You will work with the design team to convert design deliverables, drive procurement, tender bid analysis and manage supply chain design deliverables.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Project Manager.

Review technical specification (both form internal engineering team and external Client standards) to ensure they meet the project technical and commercial requirements

Manage the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase

Review of supplier schedules against the contract programme, advising the PM of any changes that will affect completion

Ensure production of monthly progress reports from the supply chain, if necessary, facilitating and coordinating progress meetings

Manage/oversee the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s

Administration of the contract of the supply chain, including use of NEC3 software to notify the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s, CI or change in scope

Experience: Several years’ experience working as a Senior/Project Engineer

Electrical engineering qualification

Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially IChemE & NEC

Experience of supply chain expedition

Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes

CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Key Words:

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Project Engineer

E&I Engineer

Project Delivery

Technical Delivery

Procurement

Supply Chain

Contracts

Contractual

IChemE

NEC

Commissioning

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Wastewater

Sewage

Utilities

Assistant Site Engineer

Position: Assistant Site Engineer

Location: Leicestershire

Salary Guide: £25,000 (Guide Salary)

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who have been awarded a programme of work to deliver non-infrastructure projects for Severn Trent Water.

They are looking to recruit an Assistant Site Engineer based on a large project near Melton Mowbray where you will be providing setting out and quality control services to ensure that the contract works are constructed to the specification

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance with CDM Regulations and compliance with the Company safe working practices.
  • Assist in the preparation of construction programmes, preparation of Method Statements, Action Plans and Risk Assessments.
  • Setting out the works.
  • Checking site work to ensure compliance with the specification and drawings.
  • Agreement of site measurements and records with the client’s staff.
  • Assist in maintaining drawing files, drawing register and site filling system.
  • Liaise with the design department to ensure updated information is always used.
  • Taking off quantities from drawings for measurement purposes and to assist in the preparation of requisitions.
  • Assist in the preparation of the construction completion documentation.
  • Ensure that the works are constructed to a good quality in line with the specification.
  • Ensure that the required quality records are maintained.
  • Produce data as required to facilitate accurate reporting for inclusion in Management Reports as requested by the site/project manager. Including monthly SMQSE reports, Improve It reports, NCR reports, accident reports and waste returns.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • BTEC National or HNC in Civil Engineering/Construction
  • Levelling & Surveying experience (using total stations & automatic level)

Senior Site Manager – Water

Position: Senior Site Manager – Water

Location: West Sussex

Salary Guide: £60,000 – £65,000 Plus Car/Allowance and Package

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who have been awarded a programme of work to deliver non-infrastructure projects for Southern Water.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Site Manager to oversee the timely delivery of all construction activity carried out on one of their key projects on Horsham WTW. You will manage the Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability with responsibility for CDM for managing compliance for all delivered construction work within a designated team. Managing the local construction delivery team to ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables, you’ll drive a culture of zero accidents and zero defects to meet the Delivery Milestones to provide the best service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage site construction team to deliver the project within approved budget and to an agreed time frame; facilitate project construction kick off meeting and lead health checks.
  • Responsible for the performance of tier 2 suppliers in relation to Safety, Time and Quality including approving RAMS ensuring they are appropriate and adequate.
  • Take the lead with Constructability Reviews, Project Rehearsal and Fit for Assembly sign-off which drives outperformance and innovation where possible.
  • Drive a focus on zero waste and reducing embodied carbon within construction activities.
  • Ensure that the site teams are raising the relevant contractual and commercial notices to the rest of the Project Team in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Lead Construction Manager to establish long term and short term resource needs (labour, plant and materials).
  • Ensure full H&S compliance is achieved where the team feel safe everyday and have the confidence and autonomy to raise safety concerns.
  • Adopt, maintain and promote cost conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Ensure realistic scheme programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, reviewed, briefed and updated.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing operational resources in a fast-paced water industry environment.
  • Recognised Civil or Construction Management Qualifications
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management (IOSH or Construction Managers Safety Certificate)
  • CSCS Card (Black minimum)

Operations Director

Position: Operations Director

Location: Glasgow with flexible working

Salary: £80-100k (neg DOE), bonus, car/allowance and senior management benefits

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 as on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: ESD is a Joint Venture formed to manage, design, and deliver Scottish Water’s Q&SIV Non-Infrastructure Programme.

ESD is fully integrated and staffed by secondees from all parent companies on a ‘best person for the job’ basis.

Our client has secured the SR21 contract running through to 2027 worth approximately £650-850m and is the only Tier 1 contractor engaged to deliver non-infrastructure design and build works covering all of Scotland

Purpose of role: Responsible for leading daily activities across functions such as PMO, information management, client reporting, business improvement, IT, quality assurance, governance and regulatory compliance.

This will include implementing policies, managing associated business risk, and implementing technology solutions.

Ultimately, you will coordinate and lead a range of key operational teams essential for efficient service delivery

Principal Duties: Proactively provide advice, strategic challenge, overview and scrutiny to ensure alignment with ESD wider policy to deliver ESD’s strategic priorities.

Set up and manage a business-wide programme office (PMO) to align projects across all business areas and maintain a single programme view.

Manage several teams within the function encompassing Programme Management, Programme Control & Reporting, Governance, Risk Management, Systems and Processes.

Ensure that strong governance and reporting processes are maintained to enable full visibility and successful management of programme deliverables, risks, benefits and opportunities.

Provide the appropriate challenge to the business, to ensure the quality of information reported is accurate and aligned with the ESD programme’s direction.

Initiate and develop good relationships with key stakeholders across the programme workstream and wider organisation to define and implement the programme management framework.

Analyse data, interfaces and critical dependences across the total delivery area, as part of an ongoing process of improvement and effective assurance.

Ensure that all change-related risks are accurately reflected in the Corporate Risk Management process and shared with the relevant areas of the business.

Develop and implement a benefits-tracking methodology across all projects, aligning with business objectives and agreed regulatory commitments to ensure full transparency of reported results.

Work closely with SW PMO to produce accurate and mutually defined project and programme data.

Support the COO with developing the annual business plan and key JV and SW monthly reports.

Implement and maintain an efficient operational, business, and portfolio management practice to ensure that the COO receives timely and accurate progress reports, financial data and other performance information.

Work with business functions to improve the quality of reporting and agree management dashboards.

Key Attributes: Strong leadership skills

Broad knowledge of business operations (ideally including water, utilities, JV’s, frameworks or other service sectors)

Strong commercial awareness, driving improvements to meet both commercial and technical objectives

Extensive background in programme management

Able to evidence a well-structured, systematic approach to identify and analyse problems, understand risks, and implement appropriate solutions.

Committed to productivity and compliance

Highly collaborative, with strong communication, negotiating, engaging, and influencing skills to develop and maintain robust relationships with all parts of the business.

Track record in creating positive outcomes in similar environments.

Experienced in leading and coaching a team.

Excellent inter-personal, communication (written and oral), and negotiating skills with a keen eye for detail.

Experience: Extensive experience in operations and business management

Comprehensive track record in Programme Office or Delivery Management disciplines and working in a PMO.

First-hand experience of transformational business change.

Membership of a recognised body preferable (Association of Project Managers/Practitioner MSP/Prince2/P3O/PPSO/ITIL).

Advanced Microsoft Office skills.

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

Key Words:

Operations Director

Operations Management

Operational Management

Business Manager

Business Management

Business Improvement

Head of Business Operations

Programme Management

Programme Control

Programme Reporting

Risk Management

Programme Office

Delivery Management

PMO

Water Treatment

Water Sector

Water Industry

Wastewater

Waste water

Sewage

Utilities

Frameworks

Joint Ventures