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Services Project Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 15th March 2021
£25,000 - £30,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an recent Engineering graduate with fluent English and French (preferered)?

Join the Resource Revolution!  SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity.  Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • The Services Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring a world class service throughout the whole life of the service contract from receipt of customer order to the issuing of final invoice.
  • Owning a deck of projects across Europe, the project manager must coordinate between departments & manage the delivery and commissioning of temporary water treatment solutions, maximum uptime during operation, financial targets are met and importantly that excellent customer relationships are created.
  • For this opportunity we are looking for a candidate with a keen ability to master complex water treatment equipment and can grow to be a specialist in troubleshooting issues as they arise.
  • A candidate fluent in French is desired. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Executes projects as per the Services Projects Lifecycle programme.
  • Oversight of overall contract compliance of assigned projects including delivery & commissioning schedules as well as quality & quantity of water produced.
  • Works with onsite Customer & SUEZ teams to ensure a comprehensive handover & then continue to work closely to provided operational oversight for active projects.
  • Partners with other key support functions such as Logistics & Production to ensure on time delivery of systems or Engineering & Field teams for reliable & efficient operation.
  • Coordinates commissioning and decommissioning schedule, communications & meetings
  • Coordinates communication with the customer regarding project start-up, operations, decommissioning
  • Reviews operational data from job sites & advises and/or coordinates technical support
  • Support for issue escalation through the Customer issue tracking tool
  • Facilitate return on experience activities such as project warp up meetings, lessons learned or review of voice of customer feedback to establish improvement areas & potential best practices.
  • Advocates continuous improvement & work towards continuous improvement goals & objectives through the completion of assigned improvement projects.
  • Execute projects using the ERP platform, SAP, for functions such as cost assignment, customer/internal invoicing & project purchasing
  • Track project profitability & cost
  • Actively participates in promoting SUEZ environment, health & safety standards in both the Peterborough facility & their own remote project sites. Actions EHS concerns & works to resolve near misses.
  • Current project forecasting & demand planning
  • Service Centre process support when required
  • On call support for emergency deployments & technical support such as trouble shooting out of hours

What are the Requirements?

  • Engineering Graduate with strong academic record or comparable experience.
  • Fluency in English language & French (Other common European languages a plus)
  • Good verbal & written communications skills, including presentations
  • Established prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple & changing priorities
  • Can demonstrate ability to work as part of a team & willing to taking the lead when required
  • Experience in working in different cultures & environments
  • Experience of or ability to learn about water treatment technologies – Ultra Filtration, Reverse Osmosis, Ion Exchange.
  • Keen interest in systematic troubleshooting & developing expertise in process controls
  • Strong quality mindset & an interest continuous improvement
  • Ability to adapt best communication style to influence & persuade
  • Organized & self-motivated for success

Who we are

SUEZ’s Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
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