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Graduate Project Manager

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 08th March 2021
£25,000 + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you a recent graduate in Engineering?

Can you commit to a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract?

Our EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Graduate Program is designed for recent graduates who are looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience and want to take a leap into a global organisation following completion of their university studies. 

Further information on the graduate program can be found on our website: https://www.suezwatertechnologies.com/about-us/emea-graduate-program-2021

We are looking for motivated individuals who are willing to think outside the box, share new ideas and take on new challenges. Successful candidates will join us between 16 August and 17 September.  The first training session will take place during October.

Further information is available below on the essential and desirable characteristics, skills and qualifications we are looking for in relation to this specific position.

About the role

What will I be Doing?

At SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions we offer our graduates a challenging 12-month program focused on developing their essential and technical skills through a combination of in person, virtual and on the job training.  Each graduate in our program takes on a focused role to develop their expertise in a specific area and make a difference for the local business team. 

We have carefully identified these roles from across our business to fulfil succession planning needs or help us to deliver business growth.  This means that we only offer opportunities which provide meaningful work to you and add value to what we can offer for our internal or external customers.

The Water Technologies & Solutions Assets Project Management Team is an execution team located within the Peterborough facility & is responsible for delivering world class service throughout the life cycle of mobile water contracts across Europe for a wide range of industries.

The graduate role will have three streams to it:

  • Core: Owning a deck of outsourced water treatment projects across Europe
  • Projects: four continual improvement themed projects across the 12 months aimed at improving customer experience and business operations.
  • Enrichment: Experiencing a range of roles and teams that are interconnected with outsourced water treatment.  


  • Responsibility for execution of water treatment projects across Europe utilising multiple technologies.
  • Provide operational process oversight and support for active projects 
  • Take ownership of project financials such as invoicing, revenue and margin tracking.
  • Partner with Logistics and Production teams to ensure on time delivery of systems.
  • Coordinate commissioning and decommissioning schedule, communications, and meetings
  • Coordinate communication with the customer regarding project start up, operations, decommissioning
  • Promote continuous improvement through the completion of assigned improvement projects.
  • Actively participate in promoting Suez Environment, Health & Safety standards in both the Peterborough facility and remote project sites. Action Environment, Health & Safety concerns and works to resolve near misses.
  • Provide technical advice to the project / commercial engineers for the creation of designs and proposals.
  • Support current project forecasting and demand planning
  • Provide support to connecting functions such as the production plant as and when needed.

What are the Requirements?

  • 2:1 degree in Engineering within the last 2 years.
  • Fluency in English language

Useful skills or abilities

  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Organized and self-motivated for success
  • Demonstrated prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability in working in different cultures and environments
  • Can demonstrate examples of working with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to understand contracts and financial aspects of a project
  • French and other European language skills would be an advantage
  • Experience with water treatment technologies or any industrial experience is an advantage

Travel Requirements

  • The role may involve minimal travel within UK and potentially Europe (less than 10%).

Who we are?

With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimise their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performance.

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!

SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers and competitive compensation.

WTS is an Equal Opportunities 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 protected characteristics protected by law.

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Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.