Programme Delivery Manager – Sustainable Drainage (SuDS)

Groundwork South

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Groundwork South to oversee Groundwork’s involvement
in high quality SUDS programmes working closely with Water Companies across the region.

Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) Programme Delivery Manager


Location: Home based with travel across South

Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2024

Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Summary of role:

Working closely with Water Companies across the region, the SuDS Programme Manager will oversee
high quality SUDS programmes spanning community/stakeholder engagement through to on the ground
delivery, alongside Groundwork’s landscape architects and our SuDS contractors.

The role will work across our domestic property SuDS programmes as well as in a range of public
open spaces, utilising a range of techniques for holistically managing water runoff at source,
and specifically to reducing the quantity of surface water that drains into sewers and into
local watercourses.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a relevant degree, vocational
qualifications in Project Management and/or Landscape Architecture and /or SuDS industry
experience to:

  • Project manage the development and implementation of SuDS and landscape design programmes,
    and improvement projects working with public, private and voluntary sectors clients across the
    South of England.
  • Lead the business development and direct income generation for SuDS programme of work, to
    fulfil business plan targets and the strategic expansion and growth of the landscape services
    in SuDS delivery.
  • Operate effectively as a senior member of the Trust, providing support to the landscape,
    engagement and other operational delivery teams.

We are a creative, committed and enthusiastic organisation with a great track record of project
development, fundraising and delivery, so there are always opportunities to grow and develop
your role within our friendly team.

In return we offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Health Cash Plan including PERKS – such as discounted gym membership and shopping discounts
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work and pension contributions
  • Family friendly policies to support work/life balance with time off in lieu for out of
    hours activities
  • Business travel expenses

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives
and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental
regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places,
improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every
community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their
background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over
100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real
and lasting, positive change.

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2023

Interview Date: 4th May 2023 first stage interview


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