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Project Manager – Water/ Wastewater

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

Our client is currently wishing to employ an experienced Water and Wastewater Project Manager to manage a number of innovative and challenging projects covering a diverse portfolio of MEICA and Civil works.

Job Description

The successful candidate will oversee contracts from pre-commencement through to operational handover, ensuring that work is completed to project requirements on time and within its budget. They would play a key role in managing contracts to successful delivery.

High levels of motivation and resilience, together with strong technical and organisational skills are essential for this role. The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a project manager or senior project engineer, coupled with a strong commercial acumen and design knowledge. They will demonstrate integrity, and a hard-working ethic and be target focused, whilst embracing the challenges and changes within the Industry. The project manager will play a key role in the support of a team culture within their team and as part of the company. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Water and Wastewater Project managers or highly experienced Project Engineers looking for the next step in their careers.


  • To manage and oversee all aspects of DB and DBO contracts for public and private clients, the role includes a wide range of works to develop and maintain the company standing as the main contractor in the water and wastewater sector in Ireland.
  • This role will include the following
  • Management of a project team including design staff, project engineers and support staff across multiple projects
  • Support the senior management in the delivery of contracts objectives to Coffey Group and client goals and objectives
  • Responsibility for project management, project control, engineering management, and construction.
  • Management and liaison with internal and external design teams in a multi-disciplinary environment, providing commercial and technical guidance. (civil, process, mechanical, electrical, ICA, H&S, BIM)
  • Effectively maintain and develop healthy client and stakeholder relationships throughout the project from commencement to project close-out
  • Support a team environment that supports Coffey Groups’ core values
  • Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues,
  • In-depth programme planning and scheduling of project deliverables and the development of resource loaded schedules for design and contract administration services
  • Drive and ensure consistent implementation of health, safety, quality and environmental procedures to Coffey Group and client-defined standards across all contracts. (PSDP and PSCS)
  • Prepare accurate and timely preparation of ongoing status reports to our clients and Coffey Group Management
  • Consistently deliver on each project to achieve Coffey Group objectives for project financial performance and all aspects of overall project delivery (quality control, risk management, and profitability)

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 8+ years of water and wastewater industry contracting experience including site supervision and design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of water and wastewater design and operational processes
  • Working knowledge of contracts (FIDIC, NEC, Public Works)
  • Successful proven track record in the delivery of multiple infrastructure contracts
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to manage all aspects of design, build and operate contracts
  • Ability to communicate well with clients, subcontractors and in-house staff
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office applications
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer, or working towards chartership
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Project programming software
  • Full Clean Irish/EU driving licence.
  • No sponsorship available