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Wastewater Project Manager, UAE

  • Job reference: ME-005719
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
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Why not...

The pipeline and opportunities for strategic and major projects in UAE for Atkins Transport & Infrastructure (T&I) Division are significant. An opportunity exists for a driven, ambitious and self-motivated person to take a critical role in growing Atkins T&I Water Business across UAE.
The role is based in Abu Dhabi, UAE but will also requires working and travel throughout UAE and possibly across the wider region (including KSA, Qatar, Oman or Bahrain) and when required, sometimes at short notice. Potential candidates must therefore be in a position to travel and work occasionally across the Middle East.
You will be required to provide the senior interface between project ownership and delivery. You will be required to act as the single focal point of contact with the Client, possibly across multiple project packages, to ensure that the desired project objectives are delivered. You must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the project in order to make informed value-add decisions for both the Client and the Company.
Further, you are expected to conduct yourself in line with the core values of the business and lead by example in maintaining the Atkins culture:
  • Integrity; we act with honesty and integrity in everything we do
  • Client service; we are dedicated to creating value and delivering service excellence
  • Teamwork; we work together to achieve common goals
  • Innovation; we strive to deliver innovative solutions
  • Commitment; our people are our strength and we value the Atkins family and community  


We are currently looking for a Project Manager/Master Planner based in Abu Dhabi to work with clients across the UAE region. Requirements for the role include:
  • European or US Registered Chartered Engineer
  • Degree qualified
  • At least 20 years experience in wet infrastructure systems
  • Previously managed large water/wastewater projects in the Middle East
  • Experience working in the Middle East for at least 5 years and with some exposure to the UAE.
  • Project Management on wastewater and/or storm water master plan is essential
Salary & Benefits:


We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • 22 working days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and  family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultant
  • Training - Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. 
Apply and the Process:


Candidates will be screened based on the above criteria and contacted accordingly

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