Water & Wastewater Contracts Manager

Full Time

Salary Commensurate with Experience

West of Ireland

About EPS

EPS Group is an international water infrastructure specialist, employing over 570 people and operating across Ireland, the UK and Northern Europe.

Established in 1968, EPS began as a modest electrical and pumping services business and developed into an innovative, internationally exporting product and service provider, focused upon the water, wastewater and clean technology sectors.

EPS is proud to be a genuine end-to-end service provider in the global water sector, providing large scale employment and bringing market leading, ground breaking and sustainable technologies to the market, while we work to improve water infrastructure in the regions where we are active.

Building the capabilities of our people is one of our key strategic pillars and we firmly believe in investing in our people’s success and the provision of continuous skills-based training and education.

Your journey is just beginning when you join EPS Group!


EPS Group has an immediate vacancy for a Contracts Manager to join our Contracts Team based in the West of Ireland.

EPS Group are a complete end to end solutions provider involved in the design, build, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater assets & infrastructure in the municipal (Local authority), Industrial (Food and Beverage/Dairy/Pharmaceutical) markets. The main duties and responsibilities being as follows:


  • Project manage all aspects of water and wastewater pumping and treatment installations primarily focused on Mechanical/Electrical/ICA requirements with minor civil works included.
  • On Contract award, review tender submissions and develop plan for contract delivery.
  • Take the lead on Contract Design, considering innovative solutions and opportunities for off- site manufacture.
  • Lead & mentor a team of engineers in the delivery of new & existing contracts.
  • Oversee commercial matters arising during Contract delivery – from supporting Project engineers with procurement of materials, negotiating subcontracts with the supply chain, and managing commercial matters with Clients.
  • Monitoring Project programmes for multiple contracts.
  • Co-ordinating regular Contract review meetings with the contracts Team.
  • Ensuring monthly invoicing targets are being achieved.
  • Creating project programme and ensuring that all required project interfaces are allowed for, from design to final site commissioning & handover.
  • Liaising & co-ordinating all works with the Client and relevant stakeholders.
  • Management of all site labour including subcontractors.
  • Ensuring projects are completed safely, on time and within budget.
  • Writing engineering reports, reviewing method statements and commissioning schedules.
  • Ensuring procedures are in place which facilitate the safe delivery of Contracts.


Education Requirements:

  • Third level Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering degree/Diploma or craft Qualification would be an advantage.
  • Candidates with life experience in similar role or candidates with ambition to develop & looking for that opportunity.

Additional Requirements:

  • Full clean driving licence

Skills & Attributes:

  • Proven experience & ability to manage, mentor and improve team members.
  • Proficiency in PC skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills.
  • Experience in mechanical & Electrical design and ability to review and interpret specifications.
  • Experience and knowledge of various process designs in the Water & Wastewater Treatment sector.
  • Proving track record in delivery of projects with a mechanical & electrical focus.
  • Strong collaborative skills with an ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Have a willingness to learn and be challenged in the water and wastewater Industry.
  • Proven experience in delivery of projects with strong emphasis on H & S.