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Posted Date:  16-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  30/03/2023
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Water Limited
Department:  PMO
Salary (£):  £45,000 - £55,000

Senior PMO Planner

What do you get if you cross an award winning, innovative, water company and over 300 dedicated team members? Our Capital Delivery team of course!

Our ambitious and innovative projects (all 5000+ of them) help to combat the challenges of waste and water infrastructure, flooding and water quality. Be a part of something bringing benefits to our communities, health outcomes and environment.

It could be the biggest challenge of your career. If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you.


We out looking for a Senior Planner to join our PMO Team. We are looking for someone to organise, develop, manage, and report on project plan schedules on behalf of the programme delivery teams in our Capital Delivery function.

The Senior Planner will form a crucial part of our PMO planning team, you’ll support and mentor several Planners within the team to develop their skills whilst working closely with both our design and delivery teams, consultants, and contractors to ensure all in house and third-party schedules comply with the PMO planning policies and procedures.

You’ll apply resources to schedules which will support resource management, apply budget costs to enable EVM reporting and monitor, update and progress the schedules at regular intervals.

As well as this you’ll develop contingency plans and report actual performance and variance against forecast outcomes whilst carrying out detailed analysis of the project critical path and identify activities that hinder the timely delivery of the capital programme.


You’ll join us as an experienced project planner looking to work in an innovative and challenging environment, have good level of experience working on NEC contracts, and significant experience in the successful scheduling or project and programme plans.

You will have an expert working knowledge of planning software such as Primavera P6/Microsoft Project and a strong knowledge of contract management, and both financial and commercial awareness. In this role you’ll thrive off a busy, fast paced programme environment.  

The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity, and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too. 


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you? 


Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent. We’ll reward you for it, too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live.

With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite's perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:

  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 additional days per year)  
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £2,250 depending on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)  
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers  
  • Family friendly policies  
  • Two volunteering days per year  


We can’t wait to hear from you.

Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at

And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media.

Ps. We’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!