Posted Date:  8 Sep 2023
Posting End Date:  6 Oct 2023
Location:  Derby
Company:  Severn Trent Water Limited
Department:  Capital Delivery Treatment
Salary (£):  £42,000 - £50,000 DOE

Project Manager

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 enviroment. 


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. 


There really is something for everyone here.




Are you a Project Manager with a strong, technical background, looking for new and exciting projects to manage?


Within our Capital Design and Delivery department, we are looking for a Project Manager to join the Waste Treatment delivery team at our Raynesway office, Derby. 

As our Project Manager you'll be accountable for delivering on key projects throughout their lifecycle across a portfolio of large capital engineering and construction wastewater treatment projects. You’ll undertake financial management of the project, as well as managing risks and liaising with internal and external stakeholders of all levels. 




Ideally degree qualified or working towards, or with relevant industry experience in Project and Programme Delivery, you will be a forward thinking and innovative Project Manager capable of managing multiple capital engineering and construction works. You will have experience of managing NEC projects, with a proven track record of cost planning and management and budgetary responsibility.


You will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with excellent communication and influencing skills. You will have a strong ability to build successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds, and hold a relentless drive for continuous improvement, with the ability to innovate and anticipate unexpected issues and challenges as they arise.


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? 


We do more, because we care.




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:


  • 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!