East Anglia

About The Role

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

MWH Treatment is looking to strengthen their Operations Team with a Site Manager for our @one Alliance framework.

The @one Alliance is a totally collaborative organisation made up of seven partner companies (Anglian Water, Balfour Beatty, Barhale, MMB, MWH Treatment, Skanska and SWECO) and their extended supply chain, delivering over half of Anglian Water’s capital investment programme.

The @one Alliance are heading into their latest Asset Management Period, known as AMP 7 and this will see them deliver a £1.4bn programme of work over the next five years. Are you ready to join us as we gear up to deliver the most exciting and innovative AMP we have ever seen?

What will you be doing as our new Site Manager?

Based on designated sites, you’ll lead supervisors, delivery teams and subcontractors ensuring resources are utilised to an optimum level to meet budgets and delivery programmes to the highest quality and safety standards.

You’ll play a key role in ensuring operational issues are flagged to Project Delivery Managers whilst encouraging your team to work in a proactive and innovative fashion to solve on-site issues and keep projects on track.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide active positive leadership of Health & Safety on site to support and continue the industry leading low incident frequency rate we have
  • Responsible for driving cultural change into the Delivery/Design Teams to eliminate / minimise physical and nonphysical waste – i.e. recycling techniques and standing time etc
  • Oversee the management of site-based Supervisors, Delivery Teams and relevant areas of the supply chain to drive timely completion of projects, safely and within budget
  • Coach and mitigate underperformance of site team members to reduce the possibility of conflict and optimise performance
  • Ensure all initiatives are supported and implemented with minimal disruption by understanding preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
  • Proactively maintain all key site documentation including Health & Safety, Operation & Maintenance Manuals, site changes and contracts to meet legislation and @one standards
  • Specify procurement requirements of plant, materials and specialist subcontractors using an appropriate financial management accounting system
  • Work closely with the project teams and program planner through our online portals to proactively manage site performance.
  • To actively participate in collaborative planning and project rehearsals to ensure optimal buildability at design stage.
  • Actively promote on site quality workmanship – a right first time approach, highlight and record defects pro-actively and rectification in a timely manner.

What MWH offer

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

Packages include -

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

About You


To join us on our journey of providing industry - leading site leadership, you’ll hold a certificate in Site Safety Management (or attended a 5-day course) and a managerial CSCS card to compliment your extensive Water (Water Recycling would be advantageous), Mechanical and Electrical/ Construction industry experience.  In addition, you’ll have attended SEATS (Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme), First Aid at Work courses and be a certified Fire Marshall to ensure safety is at the heart of our team’s activities.

With a track record of leading teams full of different personalities, you’ll combine your excellent site knowledge with commercial nous to minimise cost and maximise value during project construction phases. Whilst not an IT expert, you’ll be comfortable using Microsoft Office packages to complete requirement administration and contribute to basic project / programme management skills. 

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

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