Water/ Waste water Projects Manager

Water/ Waste water Projects Manager

Water/ Waste water Projects Manager


Years of Experience Needed
Job Type

Job purpose

The Water/Wastewater Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater, including planning, designing and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution and sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.

Duties and responsibilities

Technical oversight of design staff and team members for water and wastewater infrastructure projects including water pipelines, sewage collection systems, storm drain systems, pump stations, storage tanks, etc.

Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts very complex professional service agreements, arranging for their review and execution by senior management. Conducts QCAP reviews of less complicated professional services agreements.

Directs project team compliance with contract terms, monitors subcontractors' progress, performance and compliance with contractual commitments; participates in contract dispute resolution and litigation concerning project performance, administration, and other liability issues; reviews and approves sub-consultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment disputes.

Develops, communicates and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats and specifications, and progress reporting requirements.

Monitors schedules, billings, and reports; ensures appropriate charging of manhours, costs, and expenses to projects; assists in obtaining payment from clients; resolve client disputes and adjusts billing records as required; communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems.

Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes the firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.

Participates in project opportunity evaluation, sub-consultant selection, and in the preparation of the firm's qualification/experience statements.

Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client, and between the firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements, and serves as expert witness at project hearings and judicial proceedings if necessary.

Supervises other project managers, technical professionals and other design staff including managing weekly project workload and manpower forecasting.

Conducts project management training workshops and serves as a mentor to associate project managers and project managers.

Monitors and reports the financial status of projects to technical managers.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


  • BSc in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Fully understand the aspects of project and construction management of complex water/wastewater projects.
  • Minimum 12 year’s post graduate experience, KSA experience is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills, and good presentation skills in English