Project Manager - Environmental Services x 2

Home Based | Other

Homebased with weekly travel to various sites across the UK

Full time, permanent

Between £45,000 - £52,000 per annum dependant on experience



Here at Serco, we are looking for two Project Managers to work as part of the Environmental Services Mobilisation & Transformation Team delivering business critical projects such as mobilisation of new services/systems, business change and standardisation on behalf of the Environmental Services sector.


You will be required to deliver projects both individually and as part of a wider project or programme of work, using and adhering to accepted project management & Serco Management System processes and principles.


You will have a close working relationship with Senior Operational Managers and Project Managers within Environmental Services, as well as colleagues in Support Services.



Your main responsibilities:

  • Manage projects to successful conclusion using and adhering to accepted project management processes and principles, including the creation of risk registers and associated mitigation plans and the appropriate assignment of tasks to team members of multi-function background
  • Take a lead role in identifying and developing specific and cross-organisational fit for purpose solutions to meet client needs
  • Conduct interviews with client representatives at senior management level, and interpret and evaluate complex data to diagnose and develop solutions to resolve cross-functional operational/ tactical client problems
  • Analyse and document existing cross-functional business processes to improve business performance
  • Build and maintain positive client relationships with internal and external clients



What you'll need to do the role:

  • Experience analysing and interpreting business information, and writing business cases and reports, with the ability to structure a coherent argument
  • Proven experience developing and managing medium scale transitions or business change project plans for cross-functional operational/tactical change assignments.
  • Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of contractual commercial SLA's and KPI'S
  • Experience of successfully delivering personally owned activities within larger programmes or several smaller projects
  • Proven capabilities in Business Change and project management methodologies
  • Good working knowledge of using project planning tools such as Microsoft project
  • Experience of managing small teams
  • Expertise in the use of office automation tools including Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.

Desirable but not essential

  • Prince 2, Lean Six Sigma or similar
  • Experience and knowledge of working in Environmental/Waste solutions industry 


What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities 




About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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05/06/2024 01:14:00
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