Join us on the journey

Providing water means we play a key role in the lives of over one million people within the Bristol region.  We are always looking to attract talented individuals who share our passion for the water industry.  Join us and play your part in helping Bristol Water become a market leader in the water supply industry within the UK.

Our current list of opportunities are listed below.

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Head of Communications

Bristol Water is seeking an exceptional Head of Communications to join our dynamic and committed team who are looking to implement new strategies and have ambitious development plans, as we embark on a journey of change.

The Communications team exists to ensure relevant, timely and accurate communications are delivered to all stakeholders, internal and external, ensuring that the integrity of Bristol Water’s brand and reputation is maintained and improved.

You will set a clear purpose and objectives for the Communications team and ensures it has the right resources, governance and processes to achieve its objectives and maintains value for money in its operations.

Bristol Water is on a journey. Ranked 96 in the Western Daily Press Business Guide 2016 and widely regarded in terms of reputation and corporate responsibility, in an industry that demands nothing short of excellent customer service and a high quality, reliable supply 24/7. We are proud of what we achieve for our customers day in day out and take our role of custodians of the local environment very seriously, striving to be sustainable and making a positive impact on the local economy and community at every opportunity. This is a time of huge change for the water industry and Bristol Water has been evolving to meet the challenges ahead. Today is a really exciting time to join Bristol Water

The role is responsible for delivering and developing both internal and external communications services across traditional and digital channels. As the most senior communications professional within the team, you will be responsible for leading the full breadth of the communication function to support delivering our goal of being a truly customer centric organisation.

The Head of Communications is an integral part of the senior leadership team, working closely with colleagues who lead on customer communications, stakeholder engagement and Corporate Strategy. You will also maintain positive working relationships with key communications organisations relative to the company such as local and national media companies as well as industry bodies such as Ofwat.

We seek an excellent communicator, great at building strong relationships internally and externally, able to provide strategic leadership as well as happy to be hands on. Is that you?

What are we offering?

We offer a friendly working environment, refurbished office, onsite parking, generous salary and benefits. If you feel that this could be the right opportunity for you, we would like to hear from you. More information can be found within the attached brief, or visit our website for an insight into our organisation.

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Location: Bristol, Head Office

Salary: Competitive

Expiry date: 03/12/2017

Performance & Development Specialist

Bristol Water has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Performance & Development Specialist to join our expanding team!

Reporting to the lead Performance & Development Specialist, this role will form part of the Learning & Organisational Development team, as well as the wider HR directorate. Working within all parts of the organisation, your focus will be on developing and delivering a suite of blended solutions that build performance. Delivering topics such as performance management, leadership behaviours, personal effectiveness, team development as well as supporting people completing apprenticeships and other qualifications.

What are we offering?

This is an exciting time for the Bristol Water HR directorate and especially for the new L&OD function. We are building a development agenda from the ground up, beginning by establishing our standard skills offering and then continuing to build the sophistication of our approaches in the coming years. You will have the opportunity to influence and take ownership for the L&D agenda, supporting the Lead P&D Specialist in setting priorities and defining our approach. You have the opportunity to build a suite of solutions, the way you believe they should be built.

Experience:

Significant experience of delivering a variety of behavioural topics, especially to first line and mid level leaders
Needs analysis consulting, designing and delivering all forms of development solutions, written, e-learning and workshop delivery
Consulting with leaders to provide pragmatic, results driven solutions, challenging them to tackle the tough issues
A variety of approaches to performance topics, continuously developing your own “kitbag” of knowledge and approaches

You should be able to demonstrate their capability in the following:

Ability to deliver development topics in a thoroughly credible and engaging way, to a varied audience
Knowledge of a variety of leadership best practices
Confident and credible performance coaching
Consultancy skills
Understanding a commercial organisation and its culture
Promoting the L&D agenda, building credibility for what we do and ensuring the business knows how to benefit
Able to work independently, taking ownership for delivering against expectations without supervision
Able to add value to the team, supporting others, even stepping outside of the role to do so
Balancing being well organised with flexibility
Supporting managers in building their own capability to lead and develop their team
Internal and external networking
Using variety of psychometrics tools
Bringing new ideas and methods into the business
Thrive on delivering outstanding customer service, with the desire to exceed expectations
Able to handle multiple priorities, whilst delivering to a deadline, quality and budget, when priorities are constantly changing

This role will have responsibility for:

Building awareness of the L&D offering within all areas of the business, especially our field teams
Rolling out a new suite of development solutions, evolving and flexing the approach to ensure effectiveness
Provide follow up coaching, to workshop participants
Identify needs and design new solutions, using a variety of media, including e-learning
Maintain relationships with our external providers of statutory training and qualifications (e.g. apprenticeships) track and understand progress of our participants
Ensure training records are well maintained and accurate
Advise and report on L&D KPI’s

We offer a friendly working environment, refurbished office, onsite parking, generous salary and benefits. If you feel that this could be the right opportunity for you, we would like to hear from you

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Location: Bristol, Head Office

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Expiry date: 26/11/2017

Wellbeing Coordinator

Here at Bristol Water we are committed to the wellbeing of our employees and as such we currently have an exciting opportunity for someone who shares this passion to join our business on a part time basis, as our Wellbeing Coordinator.

The Wellbeing Coordinator will support all Bristol Water Employees and Manager’s to promote and aim for good Wellbeing practices in the workplace. This role will support the Wellbeing agenda at Bristol Water.

Bristol Water is on a journey. Ranked 96 in the Western Daily Press Business Guide 2016 and widely regarded in terms of reputation and corporate responsibility. We punch above our weight in a highly regulated industry that demands nothing short of excellent customer service and a high quality, reliable supply 24/7. We are proud of what we achieve for our customers day in day out and take our role of custodians of the local environment very seriously, striving to be sustainable and making a positive impact on the local economy and community at every opportunity. This is a time of huge change for the water industry and Bristol Water has been evolving to meet the challenges ahead. It’s a really exciting time to join Bristol Water.

The duties of this post include, but not limited to:-

Co-ordinate and support implementation of Bristol Water’s Employee Wellbeing Strategy and to ultimately enhance engagement, productivity levels and reduce sickness absence
Alongside the Wellbeing Leads, coordinate several regular Wellbeing initiatives and events to promote, raise awareness and educate employees on health and wellbeing initiatives.
To confidently and autonomously run wellbeing events and initiatives, engaging with the workforce and gathering feedback on their success
Support the development of a Wellbeing Policy for Bristol Water supporting other key policies such as absence management, annual leave and health and safety policies
To be proactive in looking for new methods, techniques and initiatives that will continually enhance the Bristol Water Wellbeing strategy and support the HR team in contributing to the reduction in avoidable absence as a result of wellbeing initiatives

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, with a proven track record of supporting wellbeing in the workplace.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

Experience of sourcing or implementing wellbeing initiatives
Good understanding of Mental Health practices (Mental Health awareness training desirable)
Sound business acumen
Previous experience of being accountable for delivery (e.g. KPI accountability)
Heath or Human Resources background desirable

EDUCATION:

Qualification in relevant subject related to Health, HR, or Business Studies or relevant equivalence experience
Mental Health awareness training

The environment in which Bristol Water operates within is changing, this is an excellent opportunity for an individual to help the business evolve in order to succeed and thrive in the journey of change. For more information please see the document attached and apply now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity!

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Location: Bristol Head Office

Salary: Up to £11,000 depending on skills and experience (16 hours per week)

Expiry date: 27/11/2017

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PRV Meter Technician

Job type: Permanent / Location: Field based

Bristol Water is seeking a PRV Meter Technician to join their Network Operations and Maintenance Department. You will adjust, maintain, install and exchange the company’s pressure control devices, distribution meters, customer meters and protective strainers. You will also undertake average zone pressure surveys and perform logger maintenance t...

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Salary: up to £22,460

Benefits: Competitive

Date posted:

Deadline: 20161128

Ref: 9_1

Project Assistant

Job type: Permanent / Location: Head Office

Fixed Term Contract - Location: Head Office - Distance (Miles): N/A - Salary: up to £24,000 - Benefits: Competitive - Date Posted: 26/08/2016 12:25 - Deadline: 11/09/2016 23:59 - Ref: 873

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Salary: Up to £24,000

Benefits: Competitive

Date posted:

Deadline: 20160911

Ref: 873

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