Pennon Group is hiring a

Project Support Coordinator (363/22)

Exeter, United Kingdom
At South West Water we believe that the strongest businesses are built on solid, stable foundations - with a vision and a culture that gives them the freedom to change, improve and innovate.
We’re proud to be responsible for providing reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for the beautiful South West area.
And we have huge ambitions.
Not only are we committed to reaching net-zero by 2030, but we’ve also partnered with wildlife charities, National Parks and local partners to help ensure a better future for generations to come.
So, if you want to be part of a diverse team where opportunities flow and fresh ideas are welcomed, #JustAddWater.

Would you like to apply your organisation and communication skills within a progressive company with a focus on the future?
Do you have the proven ability to provide support and bring organisation to a company? Then read on…
We currently have a Project Support Coordinator position available for a motivated individual to join our team in Exeter. Joining us on a full-time basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £21,000 - £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
About the role
As the Project Support Coordinator you will learn to deliver a large number of projects of varying size from application to conclusion
Including working closely with the existing Project Coordinators and liaising with other team members, customers and third parties. To assist in the day to day responsibility for the management of individual, projects or packages of projects during detailed design, construction and close down phases including H&S, scheduling, cost, quality, environment and liaison performance.
You will assist other team members to maximise Project & Delivery Team performance, particularly in terms of time and cost. Proactively identify and manage issues and problems including timely escalation when appropriate and to manage day to day delivery of engineering projects of co-located Delivery Teams of contractors, consultants and SWW personnel.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Coordination and consultation with customers and multiple stakeholders to ensure timely delivery which meets all parties’ expectations
  • Initial review of application information to confirm project is required and identify key delivery requirements
  • Scope, arrange and manage surveys as required for design production
  • Create and allocate work packages for delivery of design drawings, project documents and contract documentation
  • Review and check deliverables
  • Ensure that the appraisal and design of new projects is in compliance with Company standards, Customer and developer requirements, legislation and appropriate quality standards
  • Ensuring documents are prepared in appropriate standards
  • Regular reporting of project progress to the Assistant Project Managers and Project Manager
  • Innovation in technical issues and problem solving
  • Undertake site visits where required
  • Ensure projects are closed out in a timely manner in accordance with procedures
  • To ensure projects are delivered in accordance with all relevant technical and H & S standards, budgetary procedures and procurement agreements, including the management of risk
  • Supporting and delivering all in house and client administrative procedures

What we are looking for:

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent at grade C or above in Maths and English
  • NVQ in Engineering Discipline  Level 3
  • Education to A-Level standard or equivalent is desirable
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and liaise with staff at all levels
  • Willing to learn and expand skills
  • Ability to exercise initiative whilst keeping team members and others informed.
  • Interest in Engineering and Water Industry
  • Ability to prioritise work

What's in it for you:

  • We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.

    In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:
  • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • A discretionary Bonus
  • Competitive Contributory Pension
  • Share-save Scheme
  • Various health benefits
  • Wellbeing support programmes
  • A range of Group Discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Financial support services
  • And plenty more!

Closing Date: Thursday 7th July 2022

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to a mandatory DBS check as part of the onboarding process.

Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.
Our core values which are essential to our success are:
·       Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.
·       Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.
·       Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.
·       Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.

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