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Drinking Water Safety Plan Manager

South Staffs Water (Incorporating Cambridge Water Company)

Posted on Oct 30, 2020 by South Staffs Water (Incorporating Cambridge Water Company)

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Drinking Water Safety Plan Manager

Salary - competitive, dependent upon skills and experience

Location: Based at either Walsall or Cambridge

South Staffs Water delivers clean, safe drinking water and excellent customer service to our 1.6 million customers across our two operating regions, South Staffs Water and Cambridge Water.

Reporting directly into the Head of water quality and compliance you will be working within a busy department responsible for ensuring compliance with drinking water quality legislation requirements across the business. You will be a strong advocate for all matters relating to drinking water quality and the supply of safe, clean drinking water to our customers. Our ideal candidate will be engaging, adaptive, flexible and willing to pick up and contribute to other regulatory and water quality management functions and to support the team as required.

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and forward looking individual to lead within the business on our source to tap drinking water safety plan and water quality risk management process. You will manage a small team to collectively engage with technical and operational staff across the business; to develop and embed our processes; and to ensure timely and accurate reporting both internally and to our regulator. As this role involves compliance with regulatory requirements, our ideal candidate will have a proven background in this area, as well as having excellent stakeholder engagement, organisational and communication skills.

Running parallel and interlinked to the above you will be responsible for leading on the Company's water quality and compliance audit programme including developing audit themes for the year, tracking, and reporting on our compliance within the business.

Key responsibilities

• To lead on the drinking water safety planning process for the business

• To lead on the development , delivery and reporting against the water quality and compliance audit programme

• Member of the water quality and compliance management team

• Management of a small team of technical staff


You will have a good understanding of current legislation and best practice relating to drinking water quality as well as a strong drinking water quality background and a good understanding of operational assets. Ideally educated to degree level, you will have a proven track record of delivering excellence and imparting a 'can-do' attitude into your team, colleagues and partners.

Please forward your CV to:

Closing Date: 31 October 2020

Reference: 985987627

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