Technical Manager

RPS Group
Huddersfield, UK
20 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to growing workload and development of opportunities with new clients, RPS Water have a requirement for a Technical Manager specialising in clean water, to be based from either Derby, Sheffield or Huddersfield.

This role will see you taking the lead of building and managing a team, delivering existing projects and development of business with new clients, including being part of the wider Regional Water Technical Management Team. You will build strong client relationships and have a reputation for providing advice and support to clients.

This is an exciting and evolving industry, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work to help us meet our clients' needs.

Main Responsibilities:

* Deliver project profit targets through robust project management

* To deliver high-quality Water Technical services, demonstrating continuous improvement, to the measurable satisfaction of clients

* Utilise existing client relationships and build new to identify, develop and deliver new workstreams and services to enable growth of a Clean Water Consultancy Team in the Water Technical North Region

* Identify resource requirements and recruit a varied range of technical staff to enable the efficient delivery of projects

* Ensure team meet utilisation targets

* Support the Regional Manager in business planning, financial control, commercial and risk management

* Working with the Water Technical Leadership Team, to motivate and develop of existing staff including clear succession planning

Technical expertise required in one or more of:

* Clean water modelling using InfoWorks WS, Synergee or equivalent packages

* Asset Management within the water industry

* Water resources management, customer demand analysis and forecasting

* Leakage economics, strategy, management and operations

What we offer you

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Water

Our Water business employs over 1,000 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. Working on all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water only companies, our services include water networks management; leakage consultancy; waste water network management; software solutions; utility, land and building surveying; design; water resources and efficiency advice; and flood risk and water environment consultancy.

About RPS Group

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy

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