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Our Business

Selwood is the leading pump rental solutions company in the UK. We have an outstanding reputation for exceptional customer service backed by one of the largest fleets of quality pump products.  Each customer and each project is unique and our deep technical knowledge means we are proud to deliver a bespoke and genuine 24/7, 365 days-a-year service.

With an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise; a pedigree spanning seven decades and employing a wide variety of skilled staff throughout our nationwide network of branches, our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of over 70 year’s success within our industry. We are committed to ensuring our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating career paths to help develop, retain, and motivate them.

About The Role

Due to business growth, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team, to support our Liverpool Branch.

As a Project Manager, you will play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing out projects. You will be accountable for the entire project scope, budget, and the success of the project. This role will cover the whole Northern region, travelling to projects when required.

As Project Manager you’ll get to:

  • Lead on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • collaborate with the Selwood internal Sales and Solutions Departments to define and document project scope, objectives and desired outcomes.
  • Work closely with the Project Delivery Team to design a work plan based on upon the project requirements and member expertise.
  • Work effectively with relevant stakeholders for efficient project implementations and monitor ongoing project performance to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within the allocated budget.
  • Compile and submit detailed project status reports to clients, management, and other stake holders as per demand and requirements.
  • Deliver excellent leadership, customer relations and communication skills to liaise effectively with all project stakeholders.
  • Perform regular assessment of project execution to identify areas of improvement.
  • You will be responsible for authorising the Safe System of Work Process, ensuring all on-site risks have been identified and stringent control measure have been put into place.
  • Identify and report any deviations from the project plan/ Subcontract agreement to raise early warnings and compensation events in a timely manner.
  • Track Project performance periodically to ensure both short- and long-term goals are met and manage expectations both internally and externally.
  • Manage and maintain detailed documentation of project plans, requirements, technical data and other artifacts.
  • Drive industry best practices, techniques, and Company standards, ensuring all team members comply with policies, procedures, and relevant regulations at all times for effective project execution.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Advanced Project Management qualifications, e.g. Prince2 or PMP etc.
  • Degree qualified and chartered or equivalent professional qualification would be advantageous.
  • A good understanding of NEC contracts and the management of Client framework contracts
  • Experience of working within the Pump Hire Industry or a background in Mechanical engineering, with a Basic Knowledge of Wastewater / Water treatment processes.
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully supervising a team onsite, being able to demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team for successful outcomes.
  • A leader with excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen, offer sound feedback and resolve conflict.
  • Demonstrate a high level of communication skills with the ability to provide instruction and complex or detailed information and advice in a timely, clear, and positive manner.
  • Ability to act proactively / be forward thinking whilst maintaining a methodical, attention to detail approach.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, with the ability to manage changing priorities. You must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, to tight deadlines and handling multiples tasks at once, whilst ensuring efficiency and a strong output is achieved.
  • Work effectively as part of a team both locally and with departments in the wider business.
  • Flexibility to support the business to get the job done understanding the requirements of all stakeholders while maintaining a safe environment for all Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to use sound judgment to make good decisions.
  • Compliant accurate record keeping is important to this role.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the UK as and when necessary, sometimes with nights away.
  • A full UK driving licence is required for this position.

What we can offer you

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life.

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car, or car allowance
  • Eligible for company bonus scheme (annual and quarterly payments)
  • Medicash Scheme – medical expenses scheme (access to 24hour online GP services, discounted gym memberships)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Hybrid working (i.e., working from home and in the office) pattern.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests 

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