Project Manager - Nationwide

We are currently seeking to recruit for a Project Manager to join us here at Aqua Consultants where you will report to our Senior Project Manager.

What we do:

Aqua Consultants are a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of Asset Management, Engineering and Commercial services to our clients across the water, energy and environment sectors, across the UK.

Who we are:

Aqua is established on a solid foundation of diversity – diversity of skills, cultures, personalities, perspectives and experiences. It is this diversity that unifies our team and enables us to offer holistic and innovative solutions to our clients most pressing needs.

The ‘Aqua’ culture is a set of values, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours that creates a family-like environment within our workplace, something we call the ‘Aqua Family.’ 

We are an ambitious team who live our values of Growth, AccountabilityIntegrity Innovation, Empathy and Fun.

Our Vision – Growth through SHARED CAPABILITY

Our Mission – Growing sustainable value for future generations

Role Description

Location(s): Brighton, Bradford, Leeds, Bristol, South Wales, Nationwide 


1.1 Ensuring successful delivery of assigned projects to agreed time, quality, and cost parameters. This will include the co-ordination of technical resource to ensure that the project scope is achieved.

1.2 Risk and Issue management for those projects defined.

1.3 Contract management duties in accordance with the framework or account processes from contract signature through to invoice with the finance department.

1.4 Responsible for ensuring IMS (Integrated Management System) compliance for assigned projects including project audits, project governance and corrective actions.

1.5 Responsible for managing key client projects, coordinating technical resource, and developing scope requirements for those projects assigned.

1.6 Responsible for developing internal programmes for project delivery and reporting on progress to the client and internally for those projects assigned.

1.7 Responsible for developing price quotes for projects assigned and then ensuring these are delivered in line with the agreed budget and profit parameters and any issues are escalated in a timely manner, using in house systems and tools.

1.8 Increase Aqua’s exposure with key clients and generate business development leads to support the service leads.

1.9 Promote project management best practice within the organisation.

1.10 Produce monthly highlight reports for all projects assigned and escalate any issues as appropriate.

1.11 Matrix management of seconded resources where appropriate.

1.12 Provide guidance and support to Assistant Project Managers and Technical Directors as appropriate to support the delivery of their projects.


1.13 Water Industry or wider utilities experience preferred

1.14 APMP/ AMP PMQ (Project Management Qualification)/ PRINCE 2 or equivalent

1.15 NEC3/4 accreditation (Desirable)

1.16 Microsoft project/ Gantt chart experience (Desirable)

1.17 Project management skills including organisational and diligent skills.

1.18 Effective communication, report writing and interpersonal skills.

1.19 Computer literate with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and other specialist computer packages (SAP, CRM’s, etc).


1.20 All day-to-day duties will be reported to the Commission Performance Manager or Senior Project Manager.

1.21 Commission Performance Manager on financial and risk reporting.

1.22 Director of Compliance on IMS.


1.23 Finance Manager for purposes of establishing price quotes, invoice processing and purchase orders.

1.24 Technical Directors and Client Managers on performance reporting.

1.25 Operations Managers on performance reporting, utilisation, and Business Development.

If you feel you have the skills, personality, and experience, please apply today!

What we would like to offer you:

  • Competitive salary + discretionary bonus
  • 24 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to purchase additional leave
  • Pension scheme (6% employer, 4% employee)
  • Company mobile phone and laptop provided
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Professional Membership fees paid
  • Life Assurance Scheme 4x annual salary
  • Electric car scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (with access to GP appointments, Physio appointments and Mental Health Support)
  • Refer a friend scheme

If you’re interested in finding out more then we want to hear from you.

Job Info

Location:Brighton, Bradford, Leeds, Bristol, South Wales, Nationwide