CCUK1807 - Project Manager - Water/Wastewater - Aberdeen


Coffey Groups Water and Wastewater Division undertakes a wide range of design, build and operate water and wastewater infrastructure contracts for the public municipal and private industrial market throughout the UK & Ireland.

If you are interested in working with a leading main contractor and want to work on major infrastructure projects across the UK and Ireland, please ensure that you apply for this role. We are currently wishing to employ an experienced Water and Wastewater Project Manager to manage a number of innovative and challenging projects in Ireland covering a diverse portfolio of MEICA and Civil works.

What are we looking for?

You will be based in the Aberdeen area, working on  Build Only, Design Build and Design Build Operate contracts all over the Aberdeen area, we are seeking to recruit an experienced and effective Project Manager. We would require at least 10 years Project Management experience. We would require the candidate to oversee contracts from pre-commencement through to operational handover, ensuring that work is completed to project requirements on time and within its budget. We would require the successful candidate to play a key role in managing contracts to a successful delivery.

High levels of motivation and resilience, together with strong technical and organisational skills are essential for this role. The candidate will have a proven track record as a project manager, coupled with a strong commercial acumen and design knowledge. They will demonstrate integrity, 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 wider Coffey Group.


  • To manage and oversee all aspects of Build,  Design Build and Design Build Operate contracts for public and private clients, the role includes a wide range of works to develop and maintain Coffey Groups standing as a 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 on-going 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
    • 10+ years water and wastewater industry contracting experience including site supervision and design.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of water and wastewater design and operational processes
    • Contract knowledge (FIDIC, NEC, Public Works)
    • Successful 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 but not a necessity
    • Estimating experience
    • Competent in use of Microsoft Project programming software.

    This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Water and Wastewater Project Manager or highly experienced Project Engineer looking for the next step in their career.


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    Coffey Group, Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland Tel: +353 91 844356 Fax: +353 91 844519 Email: