Head of Water Strategy

Recruiter
South Staffs Water (Incorporating Cambridge Water Company) - The GreenJobs Network of Websites
Location
England
Salary
Salary dependent on experience
Posted
09 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Head of Water Strategy Based from Walsall and/or Cambridge Salary dependent on experience At South Staffs Water, we are committed to providing a high quality and reliable water supply to customers now and in the future. We aim to achieve this in a way that is the most affordable and takes into consideration any environmental pressures on our resources. This requires a lot of planning and every five years we prepare a Water Resources Management Plan, which sets out in detail how we plan to achieve this goal over the following 25 years. We are currently looking for a Head of Water Strategy who will be responsible for developing and delivering to that plan. Reporting to the Strategy & Regulation Director, you will be responsible for the management of key stakeholder relationships, an internal team and external suppliers associated with the continued development and delivery of the WRMP and associated documents. This is a key strategic role with interactions at Company Board level and with Regulatory Stakeholders. Responsibilities include; • Providing overall guidance and strategy for managing supply & demand balance including demand management and water efficiency • Prepare regulatory submissions including Water Resources Plan, Annual Update, Drought Contingency Plan, Regulatory returns • Promote improvements in demand forecasting including consumption monitoring methodologies • Liaison with the Environment Agency and neighbouring water companies at a strategic level • Management and negotiation of abstraction licences and discharge consents, ensuring compliance • Support the Development of strategies for minimise the cost of water production • Management and development of team of direct reports and external suppliers • Production and management of the Water Resources budget You will be educated to Degree level in a relevant subject with at least 5 years post qualification work experience at a senior level and will have proven people, project and topic experience. A current valid driving licence is required. How to apply Please forward your CV to - waterhr(at)south-staffs-water.co.uk Closing Date: 20th November 2020

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