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Team Leader (Water Division)

RPS Water there is an opportunity for a Team Leader to join the Exeter office and be part of the wider growing UK Water team.

This is an office-based role which will see you working with the Technical Manager to support line management and project delivery within our Data Analytics team.

Our team of Engineers and Data Analysts provide Asset Management and Operational Strategy development to our Water Industry clients to support business planning and delivery. You will be providing direction and technical advice on projects, managing risks across the team and resolving problems.

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:
• Reviewing statistical analysis of data for the development of functional relationships
• Validation of results with reference to historic findings and relationships across the UK water industry
• Ensuring review and audit trails are present between data receipt and delivery to client of resulting spreadsheets, databases, reports etc
• Programme management of multiple projects
• Client and stakeholder engagement and management
• Line management of a small team of Engineers and Data Analysts
• Preparing and maintaining software documentation
• Preparation of factual and interpretative reports, including discussion with relevant reviewers and clients, making amendments as required
• Undertaking research and investigative work relating to project brief where necessary and creating literature reviews and summaries
• Acting as Project Lead or Reviewer on designated projects as required
• Managing project finances for internal reporting and invoicing on designated projects
• Assisting when required in the preparation of material for the purposes of marketing, bid submissions, client preparations etc

Skills, experience and qualifications required:
• Degree level educated in an engineering or technical/scientific discipline
• Extensive Project Management experience and able to demonstrate a commercial understanding
• Deep expertise of delivering clean and/or waste water network projects for the UK water industry
• Prior client and/or contractor management experience
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Ability to lead a team to solve problems that matter
• Competent user of the complete Microsoft office package

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 UK Water business employs around 850 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. We work for all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water-only companies. Our services include Water Networks, Drainage, Software Solutions, Surveying, Design, Leakage Consultancy, Water Resources and Efficiency, Flood Risk and the Water Environment and Customer Service.

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.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.