Delivery Manager

What Are We Looking For?

A unique opportunity has arisen within our Darlington office for an experienced individual to join us on a permanent basis to continue our expansion of projects and product development across the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced individual to join one of the leading partners to the UK’s water industry, with an impressive pedigree in innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the organisation.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

Delivery / Framework Management:

  • Manage RSE’s Frameworks & Business interests in accordance with the terms of the Framework Agreements and maximise the benefit of the Frameworks to RSE.
  • Manage selection, tender and work award in accordance with the process set out in the Framework Agreements while ensuring the risk of challenge is minimised.

Quality Control:

  • Attend and participate in project Design Team reviews. Make regular visits to projects on site. Monitor progress, quality and general performance of the in-house site management, delivery staff, sub-contractors and consultants. Attend project handovers on site, and where applicable, provide advice on defects and lead in the resolution of latent defect issues.
  • Carry out an annual review of RSE’s Delivery performance across the allocated area of business responsibility. To cover all aspects of our Design and Build capability and review performance to ensure technical standards are up to date and lessons learned from completed projects are incorporated.
  • Monitor construction regulations and other statutory regulations to provide early warning of change and ensure RSE is able to respond rapidly. Arrange training to RSE staff and partners resulting from regulatory change.
  • Contribute in RSE’s innovation and growth in new technology relating to the water sector & associated business interests.  Administer and produce reports on outcomes with recommendations for implementation.

Financial Control:

  • Ensure a consistent and appropriate commercial approach underpins all areas of responsibility within the role and that RSE obtains an optimised value proposition in Contracts / Frameworks.
  • Ensure that RSE staff on projects under your direction / responsibility have an aligned commercial approach and administer the contracts across projects to optimises the value proposition.
  • Drive continued improvement in our commercial performance, ensuring budget controls are in place, outputs are monitored, and any unforeseen movements are challenged and addressed to a satisfactory outcome for RSE.


  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the RSE business and associated Group companies.
  • Development of and implementation of Tender Win Strategies.
  • Be capable and able to take a leading role in presentations for client meetings/interviews.
  • Lead on water sector innovation & associated business interests in RSE’s development and work with our Partners/supply chain to secure cost-effective quality improvements in delivering programmes of work.

What Do You Need?

  • Suitably qualified in relevant Engineering discipline including Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Very good knowledge and experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Able to motivate and inspire others
  • Able to identify training needs and respond accordingly to team and/or individual requirements
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Who Are We?

RSE is a trusted clean water technology company, developing market leading products and solutions for purifying drinking water, recycling wastewater and cleaning water in industrial processes. We are disrupting the water sector, delivering water treatment products, technologies, and services to clients across the UK. RSE provides offsite modular build solutions using a low-carbon approach compared to traditional construction methods and our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1700 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in an innovative and fast-paced environment. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work within dynamic teams that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.              

  • Industry-leading salary based on your experience.
  • Company Car Allowance
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe by leading transformation in the industry our offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive.

If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provide you with the support to create your own future within the water industry, apply now

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