Delivery Manager Uk Visa Sponsorship Available

January 23, 2024
£35 - £45 / year

Job Description


About us.

United Utilities (UU) is thrilled to be ranked #11 on The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and creativity in the workplace, and we create an environment in which our employees can grow, thrive, and be themselves. Whether you work with a team that shares your vision or join a network of peers with similar interests, you will find a warm and supportive environment in which to work and belong.

Our objective is to provide high-quality water for a prosperous, greener, and healthier North West England. We are dedicated to offering our services in a way that respects the environment, helps the economy, and benefits society. To achieve our mission, we adhere to our principles, beliefs, and business model, and by establishing defined goals and objectives, we create long-term value for our colleagues, customers, and communities.


Join us.

We have a lot to offer. You will join a growing FTSE 100 firm and receive a variety of fundamental perks that reflect your worth and contribution. This includes:


  • A substantial annual leave package of 26 days, which grows to 30 days after four years of service, and eight bank holidays.


  • A competitive pension programme with up to 14% employer contribution, 21% combined, and life insurance.


  • A 20% performance-based bonus plan, as well as recognition awards for exceptional achievements


  • A £5,000 automobile allowance to meet your travel demands.


  • Our company-funded scheme provides a complete healthcare coverage.


  • A relocation grant of up to £8,000, subject to eligibility requirements.


We are happy to offer you a flexible and hybrid working paradigm that allows you to balance your job and personal life. You can work from our main locations at Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, and Kendal, or from any of our other hubs in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire, and Cumbria. We want you to enjoy the benefits of working with us no matter where you are.

Our projects are meant to be environmentally and socially responsible, and you will have opportunity to learn and grow throughout the project cycle. As a member of our team, you will receive a variety of training and development opportunities, including AMP Project Management Qualifications (PMQ), leadership coaching, professional accreditation, and mentoring. We are here to help you realise your full potential and thrive in your work and beyond.


The role

Are you seeking for a satisfying profession that combines your desire to lead large-scale, sustainable initiatives that benefit the environment and society? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you with United Utilities (UU) as a Delivery Manager. You will lead our Capital Delivery project teams in North West England, UK, and assist in delivering components of UU’s Capital Programme.

As a Delivery Manager, you will be in charge of developing and coaching project teams, assuring quality, punctuality, and alignment with our organization’s vision, sustainability goals, and eco-friendly reputation. You will apply your leadership abilities to manage dynamic events and influence strategies in a variety of commercial scenarios and critical areas of our capital plan. You will also work with other professionals to address industry-specific difficulties, contributing to our success and assisting UU in meeting its objectives.

When you join us, you will have complete access to the organisation, our main contracts, and our largest industry partners. Stakeholder interaction is critical in this function. As a result, you will need to establish good working connections, successfully manage important internal and external stakeholders, and provide professional advise to our contractors and the larger company, including Ofwat, the Environment Agency, and numerous non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

United Utilities provides dynamic and long-term opportunities for professional and personal development, as well as the opportunity to improve your skills, knowledge, and experience in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. If you are passionate about making a good change in the North West of England and want to join us on our transformational journey, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and become a member of the UU family!


Key Accountabilities


  • You will build, lead, and manage high-performing multidisciplinary teams that work together to generate excellent results and set project, change programme, or direction to accomplish agreed-upon outcomes while trying to deliver outcomes that meet or exceed expectations.


  • You will complete projects and support project documentation and requirements within the performance/cost/time constraints. This involves seeking the most cost-effective and risk-minimizing options to ensure client satisfaction and project success.


  • You will work with senior leaders and teams within the business to ensure that they understand and agree with the program’s objectives and expectations. At the same time, you will aim to offer them with the necessary assistance and guidance to help them achieve their own objectives and deliverables within the programme framework.


  • You will meet your budget goals for all current and future accounting periods. Lead and verify that the financial (and resource) profiles comply with the project schedule and the work breakdown structure (WBS).


  • You will be in charge of developing the performance measurement baseline for our project/portfolio. This is an important activity that will allow us to track and control the progress and performance of our work. To construct a complete and realistic plan, you must combine the timetable with the scope, cost, and quality baselines.



Skills and experience.

To be successful with your application, you must demonstrate that you match the following criteria:

  • Experience leading and managing a project management team that delivers challenging portfolio projects.
  • Any of the following: APM PMQ/MSP/PRINCE2, MAPM ChPP or RPP, suitable post-graduate qualification, i.e. MSc (Project Management), PLP or similar abilities, knowledge, and experience.



We believe in helping you to reach your goals and desires, both at work and in life. We provide a number of voluntary advantages to assist you achieve your objectives, which you can choose based on your needs and preferences.

  • [Onsite gym and physio lounge with instructor-led exercise classes and a dedicated physiotherapist, onsite childcare and nursery, free parking and EV charging points, dedicated multi-faith/prayer spaces, and free Warrington bus service for UU colleagues only.]
  • MyGymDiscounts – A gym and wellness benefit that saves up to 25% on gym memberships and digital fitness subscriptions.
  • Best Doctors
  • Salary Finance
  • Wealth at Work Courses
  • Deals and Discounts
  • EVolve Car Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Mental health first responders
  • ShareBuy
  • MORE Choices Flexible Benefits
  • Improved parental leave schemes


Further Information

Additional information can be found below:

  • UU benefits are available at
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Details about the selection process.

Your application will be assessed in the following stages:

1. Pre-sift – We will ensure that your CV fits the essential/eligibility requirements outlined in the Skills & Experience part of this advertisement. Please clearly indicate how you match the aforementioned requirements on your CV.

2. Sift – UU hiring managers will analyse your CV to establish eligibility for an interview.

3. Interview – If you are invited to an interview, you will be evaluated against the criteria outlined in the Skills & Experience portion of this advertisement.

4. Feedback – Feedback will be supplied after the interview. If successful, your application will be reviewed for an offer. Please be aware that comments will only be offered if you attend an interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, and Permanent



  • Canteen
  • Childcare
  • Corporate events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted or free food.
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Mentoring Programme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave.
  • Financial Planning Services
  • Flexitime
  • Free exercise lessons.
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Health and well-being programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gymnasium
  • On-site parking.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Relocation help
  • Shuttle service offered.
  • Sick pay.
  • Store discount
  • Transport links
  • UK visa sponsorship
  • Work from home.



  • Day shift
  • Monday through Friday.


Supplemental compensation types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance Bonus
  • Yearly Bonus

Work Location: Hybrid Remote in Samlesbury, Lancashire