When you join the Control Operations Centre at Affinity Water, you’ll be part of a team that ensures the effective operation of the water network and business continuity, 24/7.
As Asset Optimisation (Low Pressure) Lead, you will be accountable for the identification, investigation, resolution and reporting of low pressure incidents, as well as improving our asset optimisation processes.
In this highly visible leadership role, you will work closely with teams across the business including the Network Control Desk, Regional Production and Community Operations, Hydraulic Modelling, Capital Delivery and Regulation teams, providing direction to these stakeholder groups on all matters relating to low pressure, whilst ensuring that low pressure incidents are progressed according to the Asset Standards.
Using a range of information sources, you’ll assess the cost, benefit and risk of identified solutions and support delivery teams with the implementation of solution programmes, ensuring project deliverables are met in line with cost, time, budget and quality requirements.
You’ll also take the lead on management reporting, using data to communicate progress and highlight risks and mitigation actions. You’ll ensure all reporting is in line with our Performance Commitment requirements.
What you’ll need
Experience within the water industry is advantageous as you’ll bring with you an understanding of hydraulics and water networks. You’ll have a definite technical bias and thrive in a data-driven environment.
Using your exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, you'll be able to influence and motivate others, driving a credible, open, and high performing culture. You’ll also have excellent team leadership skills as you’ll manage a team of 2-3 direct reports.
You will need a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle to travel between sites and offices.
What's in it for you?
At Affinity Water, we're setting ourselves up to succeed by taking care of our people and developing our own internal capability. This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of a new in-house capability and join our evolving Control Operations team.
In return for all your excellent work, you'll also be entitled to a host of benefits including a competitive salary, double-matching SMART pension scheme, and a holiday allowance that increases with length of service. So the longer you stay, the more you gain.
Ready for your next challenge?
Apply now and follow the quick and easy application questions to submit your interest. Everyone will get a response.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on 26th June. Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert prior to originally scheduled.