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Hydrogeologist

Want to work for a company that provides a crucial service to the local community? Are you data driven and have a working knowledge of water networks? If so, we have the role for you! What will you be doing? As a Hydrogeologist, you will be responsible for the efficient, reliable, and sustainable yield of raw water supplies and ensure all hydrometric data is collected, maintained and reported on. In addition, you will be the technical lead on all matters regarding the reliable and sustainable operation of raw water sources including both surface and groundwater abstractions. Day to day you will be: Responsible for running a sources inspection programme that includes yield tests, CCTV and other geophysical surveys of groundwater boreholes and wells and associated raw water infrastructure. Ensure that metering and flow gauging is accurate and is compliant with current legislation. When a risk to quality, yield or regulatory compliance is identified, work with the team to develop/contribute to business case submissions, mitigating significant risks or improving operational efficiency. Maintaining all hydrometric data on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis. Interrogate internal and external databases to extract data and information as required Produce daily, monthly and annual reports summarising hydrometrics, abstraction and demand Submit outturn data to our regulators on a weekly, monthly and annual basis Report any outliers to the WSE Manager, and raise work orders for instrumentation and telemetry sites to be calibrated and/or repaired. Ensure that data and information requests from external regulators and stakeholders are carried out within agreed time frames. Support the team to formulate a monthly supply strategy that optimises the use of raw waters, balancing drought resilience with energy and chemical costs. Assist in development of the BW Water Resources Management Plan and WINEP programmes, providing technic

Location: Bristol

Salary: Up to £33,000 dependent on experience

Expiry date: 01/09/2019

Learning & Development Advisor

L&D has taken many forms over the years at Bristol Water but never has it had such a radical overhaul as it has over the last few months. We are at a really exciting time with a new structure, programmes, frameworks, content and delivery mechanisms in place (we really threw the kitchen sink at it) and we now need someone to join us in the next stage of our journey. Sound interesting? Read on… What will you be doing? Working alongside the Performance & Development Specialists, the L&D Advisor is responsible for supporting the development of an effective learning department. This will encompass all manner of things which are outlined below, but the main thing to say about the position is it is extremely varied and the environment you work in is ever changing! Day to day you will … Support people development initiatives and roll out of competency framework including: training, development, performance management, talent management, employee engagement, communication Be (or become) a subject matter expert for the organisation, on people development-related activities, processes and infrastructure Assist in the development of creative learning solutions and activities (face to face, virtual, e-learning, self-service material) Perform administrative tasks such as managing the learning calendar, scheduling training events, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment of workshops Monitor and evaluate all learning activities across the organisation, identifying and reporting on progress Create and maintain training documents, templates, lesson plans and records System development: Create and maintain training records in Cascade Manage the feedback process ensuring key themes are highlighted and acted on. Run/ support face to face workshops What are we looking for? We need someone with bags of energy, enthusiasm and who loves a challenge. One thing for sure, th

Location: Bristol, Head Office

Salary: c£27,000

Expiry date: 02/09/2019

Payroll Specialist

We need someone who loves all things Payroll! It’s the most important function in any business so obviously we want someone who technically knows what they are doing, but above all we want someone who prides themselves on delivering a top quality service. If this sounds like you so please read on. What will you be doing? Working within the HR team and working closely with the Senior Payroll specialist, the team is responsible for 3 payrolls per month which include Employees, Pensions and Non-Exec Directors. This role will require you to liaise with a number of teams and individuals across the business but also to answer any employees’ queries. Other duties will include (but not limited to) the following: Assist with the monthly payroll process for salaries, pensioners and non exec payrolls Set up new starters and leavers on payroll Assist employees with any queries including, overtime, mileage, expenses, payslips Check and enter correct information for employees onto the payroll system Check tax codes and deductions Calculate statutory payments for maternity, paternity and shared leave payments Issue P45's for leavers, P46(pen) for new pensioners and P60s at the end of the tax year Submit payments and required information to HMRC through FPS and EPS Monitor and process overtime, mileage and expense submissions each month Complete the ‘after the payroll’ process each month for all 3 payrolls including P45s, payslips and reporting Complete the calculations of WTD to ensure an additional payment is paid to include an average rate of overtime worked by each employee to ensure their normal remuneration is maintained. Completion of monthly KPI reporting as required for payroll and the wider HR team. What we are looking for … As well as previous experience gained in a payroll position, we need people who are keen to learn and have a positive, proactive outlook! In addition, we will r

Location: Bristol, Head Office

Salary: Up to £26,000

Expiry date: 03/09/2019

Senior Buyer

Are you a Buyer looking for a contract to take you up to Christmas? Comfortable managing multiple tenders and enjoy negotiating with both internal and external stakeholders? If you answered yes to those questions we have the role for you! What will you be doing? Working as part of a small commercial team, Bristol Water is seeking a Senior Buyer to support and lead on procurement activity across a number of our business areas. You will lead on key aspects of the procurement process including development of the sourcing strategy, managing all tender activities, negotiation and contract award. Establish contracts in accordance with Bristol Water procurement policies Focus on the sourcing, evaluation and negotiation of contracts across business areas Engagement with internal business stakeholders to develop and draft PQQs and ITT’s Ensuring on-going business stakeholders’ compliance with Bristol Water procurement policy, procedures and processes Engagement with internal stakeholders to understand and deliver business requirements and improvements. What we are looking for? As well as having significant experience of working in a Procurement environment, you will be able to manage and run multiple tenders at any given time. You will also have excellent stakeholder management skills with a proven ability to communicate, support and challenge people across different business functions and backgrounds. In addition you will need: Working knowledge of EU Procurement Regulations and different forms of contracts and commercial models. Good working knowledge of MS Office Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP preferable) and e-procurement tools Importantly, you will need to demonstrate our core values: TRUST, SUPPORT, ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPECT, PROFESSIONALISM, PRIDE and AMBITION Why Bristol Water? Bristol Water provides water to over a million customers in the Bristol area, this e

Location: Bristol, Head Office

Salary: £180 per day

Expiry date: 29/08/2019