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Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open – and this matters even more through a pandemic.

We’re proud of the positive ways of working we’ve adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles, we’re moving to a hybrid approach with various options across working from the home, office, and our sites. We’ll cover this during the assessment process.

What you’ll be doing

  • To help support and improve the Capital Delivery enterprise assurance strategy and framework.
  • To support the appropriate assurance to senior stakeholders that the key risks to Thames Water in executing its portfolio of works are being managed effectively.
  • To support the administration and continuous improvement of the Capital Delivery Business Management System (BMS) and the development and implementation of the Building Information Management (BIM) strategy.
  • Accountable for supporting and monitoring Thames Water corporate governance requirements, systems and processes across the Capital Delivery program.
  • Responsible for working with the Capital Delivery PMO departments to ensure the Gated Process is embedded within the entire program and that the functions, responsibilities, processes, and procedures are in place, communicated, and understood by those following them.
  • Working with the Capital Approvals Team, support analysis of Asset Investment Committee
  • Work with the Capital Delivery planners to maintain the governance watch list for projects out of, or moving towards being out of, governance

We’re looking for you to

  • Good knowledge of risk and assurance
  • Experience in formal reviews, such as audits, and involvement in a program of assurance
  • Knowledge of corporate governance
  • Knowledge of project management practices
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and principles
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Data analytics and reporting within a top tier reporting function, preferably a PMO
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), influencing, persuading, relationship management, and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary project/program delivery environment, preferably within utilities, construction, or service industry.

What’s in it for you?

This role is ultimately flexible, the work we do is vital but not front-line, so this sort of role is ideal for flexible hours, hybrid working, and part-time or job share. This role combines several soft skills with data analytics and has a lot of potential for growth and development in several directions.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service, and a wider benefits scheme.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner.  You’ll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements, and great benefits if you join our team. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader and we’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women. 

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive.  This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you’ll be asked to help our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you’ll be given full training – it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.


Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.