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Senior Project Manager - Water Sector


  • Salary

    Excellent package and remuneration
  • Education level

    Bachelors Degree

Job Description

*Contract Opportunity*

We have an immediate opportunity for project engineers/ managers to work on Irish Water projects in the southern region.
The successful candidates will be seconded to Irish Water across various programmes encompassing water networks and wastewater treatment plants.

Typical duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with Irish Water personnel;
  • Liaising with Contractors;
  • Preparing cost estimates;
  • Completing site inspections;
  • Report writing.

Candidate Specification

Essential Experience

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent);
  • Chartered or actively working towards obtaining a professional qualification with a recognised institution (e.g., Engineers Ireland);
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, design teams, clients, and contractors;
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety;
  • Experience in a Client-facing role;
  • Minimum seven years’ post-graduate experience in a water sector engineering design role (ideally water/wastewater networks and/or treatment design);
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in preparing technical specifications and contract documents for water utility client projects in Ireland and the UK;
  • Knowledge and experience of various forms of contract used in the water sector (e.g., FIDIC, NEC, Government Forms of Contract);
  • Familiarity with local regulatory requirements and approval processes.