Calling all Water Resources Professionals!

£50,000 - £65,000 yearly
  • South West Water
  • Bristol, UK
  • 21 Dec, 2022
Full time Water Engineering Water and Wastewater Water Management Waste and Resources Environmental Health

Job Description

Calling all Water Resources Professionals!

At South West Water we believe that the strongest businesses are built on solid, stable foundations - with a vision and a culture that gives them the freedom to change, improve and innovate.
We’re proud to be responsible for providing reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for the beautiful South West area.
And we have huge ambitions.
Not only are we committed to reaching net-zero by 2030, but we’ve also partnered with wildlife charities, National Parks and local partners to help ensure a better future for generations to come.
So, if you want to be part of a diverse team where opportunities flow and fresh ideas are welcomed, #JustAddWater.
At South West Water we are working to reduce the impacts of water abstraction on the natural world, whilst increasing the water available for a growing population and a thriving tourist industry. We are expanding our water resources team and are looking for experienced talent to join our from across the water resources disciplines in either our Exeter or Bristol offices.
Our Water Resources team dream about the future and think about what actions we need to take to get us there - the role has a vast range of activities. From helping our Operational teams manage how we abstract water from rivers, reservoirs, and groundwater across our region, to thinking 25-years into the future to balance supply and demand – seeking the best outcome for our customers and the environment.
Roles that we are currently looking to fill include the following:
Water Resources Manager – starting salary £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
Drought Planning Lead - starting salary £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
Water Resources Demand Manager - starting salary £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
You will be integral in helping us develop our Water Resources Management Plan, Drought Plans and Water Resources WINEP. If you have technical expertise, an ability to deliver and have great stakeholder engagement skills then please submit your CV plus the role title that you are interested in through the apply now link. Should you want to discuss the roles further please contact

What's in it for you:

We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition. In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • A discretionary Bonus
  • Competitive Contributory Pension
  • Share-save Scheme
  • Various health benefits
  • Wellbeing support programmes
  • A range of Group Discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Financial support services
  • And plenty more!
Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.
Our core values which are essential to our success are:
  • Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.
  • Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.
  • Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.
  • Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.