Water Quality Programme Manager

40000.00 - 49000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP49000/annum
08 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference. to the local community to the quality of the water provision

As the Water Quality Manager you will be responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of the water quality monitoring programmes to meet regulatory and business requirements. Management of a risk and control framework to ensure quality and compliance at all times.


Manage a small team of scientists to deliver our annual water quality sampling and analysis programme.

Responsible for internal stakeholder management and sign off processes to ensure the annual sampling programme meets all regulatory and business requirements.

Responsible for accurate translation of guidance into an appropriate schedule of work and implementation of an appropriate risk and control framework for scheduling and programme delivery.

Work across the business to ensure a constant high standard of technical services are provided to internal stakeholders and budget risks are controlled.

Day to day technical and contract management of the laboratory service provider to deliver required service.

Act as an SME for water quality specifically with respect to programme management and laboratory analysis.

Conduct an appropriate audit programme and support internal and external audits when necessary.

Key skills/knowledge/qualifications/experience:

• Technical, preferably scientific, Honours Degree or higher

• Detailed knowledge of the sampling and analysis requirements as specified in the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations and associated guidance

• Experience in the creation of detailed sampling programmes that meet regulatory and operational requirements

• Ability to analyse, communicate and present complex data from different systems and across multiple disciplines to non-technical audiences

Key Contacts / Relationship

External Laboratory Service Provider, Water Supply Team, Regional Control Centre, Process Science Team, Scientific Services QMS Team, Water Quality and Public Health Policy Team, Drinking Water Safety Planning Team, Construction, Water Strategy Team, Integrated Planning, DWI.

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