Associate Director - Water Projects - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 85,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12641

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Do you have 8+ years experience in the design, procurement and contract supervision of water services projects?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen on +353-1-7978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to for review.

Associate Director - Water Projects - Dublin


Our client is a leading Irish multidisciplinary Engineering and Project Management Consultancy with operations internationally. 

They work on the country’s most challenging projects to deliver Ireland’s infrastructure. 

Job Description

Senior Engineers to work as key members of our water services team, primarily focusing on water and wastewater network and treatment projects, as well as flood defence schemes. 

As a Senior Engineer, you will become a key participant in the water services team, assisting in the delivery and management of projects for key public and private clients in Ireland.

Lead / project management of all stages of projects involving the design, procurement and contract supervision of above and below ground assets relating to water, wastewater and flood defence projects

Working as part of multi-disciplinary design teams in the delivery of infrastructure particularly to Irish Water

Providing a high quality service to our Clients in the Public and Private Sectors

Business development and tender bid management for professional services contracts

Assisting in the project management of major projects and managing smaller projects with minimal supervision

Acting as a team leader assisting in the development and mentoring of junior staff

Responsibility for quality of deliverables and meeting project goals

Liaising with a broad range of clients and engaging in development of client relationships

Advancing professional and technical knowledge, by attending professional workshops, reading professional publications, establishing excellent networks, participating in professional societies

Preparing excellent technical reports and presentations for internal and external use

Enhancing company reputation by taking ownership over new and diverse client requests/challenges, proactively exploring opportunities to add extra value to job accomplishments


Level 8 degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.

A post graduate degree would be advantageous

Minimum of 8 years' experience in the design, procurement and contract supervision of water services projects

Chartered Engineer status (or equivalent)

A track record in the delivery of water projects

Working knowledge of typical contract forms

Considerable experience in the preparation of contract documents for water infrastructure

Track record of leading design teams and working as part of both Employer-led and Contractor-led design teams

Team Player with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), team working skills and analytical skills

Ability to lead and motivate themselves and others, willingly takes ownership of issues and seeks team participation to achieve best solution

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations

Ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered

Excellent IT skills, familiar with relevant computer applications (MS Word and MS Excel in particular, MS Project desirable) and simulation software

Knowledge of BIM and experience in water conservation and network management including watermains rehabilitation would be advantageous


€65k - €85K, depending on experience

Benefits include company pension plan & 25 days annual leave


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720


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