Area Manager & Senior Project Manager
Name and role.
My name is Marian Rehus and I work as an Area Manager for Waterman Aspen and I am also seconded as a Senior Project Manager to Portsmouth City Council.
When did you join Waterman Aspen?
I joined Waterman Aspen in June 2018 as a Highway Engineer and was promoted to Area Manager in October 2019.
What does a typical day look like in your role or secondment?
My typical day starts with checking my emails, both for Waterman Aspen as well as secondment making sure I prioritise my work throughout the day to make sure I will have enough time ready within the day for both of the roles to attend meetings, which can be in person or online. I need to make sure there will be no clash between my tasks at Waterman Aspen and the secondment.
What training or education have you received at Waterman Aspen?
Since joining Waterman Aspen I obtained qualifications as an EngTech and NEC4 Accredited Project Manager. Waterman Aspen have very generous and effective training plan in place, one of the best ones I came across within the industry. Senior management team is extremely supportive in staff development.
What’s the best thing about working for Waterman Aspen?
The best this about working for Waterman Aspen is the family feel and it is really fun working for the company. There is a lots of support from the company management which really listens to employees as well as clients. Waterman Aspen provides great opportunities for a career developments through the variety of roles and exposure to different aspects of engineering industry.
What would you say to someone interested in a career in your role?
My best advise it to think big, start small. Step out from the comfort zone, don’t be afraid. Support from everybody at Waterman Aspen is phenomenal and the appreciation and recognition is great. I never looked back or regret my decision to start working for this great company. Waterman Aspen is not just business; it is a family!