Posted Date:  18 Jun 2024
Posting End Date:  28 - June - 2024
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Water Limited
Department:  Capital Delivery - Infra
Salary (£):  £50,000-£60,000

Lead Project Manager


What do you get if you cross an award winning, innovative, water company and over 300 dedicated team members? Our Capital Delivery team of course!


Our ambitious and innovative projects (all 5000+ of them) help to combat the challenges of waste and water infrastructure, flooding and water quality. Be a part of something bringing benefits to our communities, health outcomes and environment.


It could be the biggest challenge of your career. If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you.


Are you a experienced Senior or Lead Project Manager with a strong, technical background, looking for new and exciting projects to manage? Read on!






Based in Finham office in Coventry, with regular time spent in our Tamworth office, and reporting to the Delivery Business Lead, the Lead Project Manager will be responsible for leading a team of project managers and assistant project managers to deliver multiple capital engineering and construction schemes and delivering on key project KPIs across a programme of large capital engineering and construction projects within Severn Trent’s Capital and Commercial Services business area.






Ideally degree qualified with construction experience in project and programme delivery, you will be a forward thinking and innovative leader capable of managing multiple capital engineering and construction works. You will have experience of managing NEC projects, with a proven track record of cost planning and management and budgetary responsibility.


You will be a dynamic and collaborative leader with excellent communication and influencing skills. You will have a strong ability to build successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds, and hold a relentless drive for continuous improvement, with the ability to innovate and anticipate unexpected issues and challenges as they arise.


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too. 


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you? 


We do more, because we care.






It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:


  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy / sell up to 5 additional days per year)  
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £2,250 depending on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)  
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers  
  • Family friendly policies  
  • Two volunteering days per year  






We can’t wait to hear from you.     


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at   


And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media.   


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!