Design Manager - Water Sector

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The Opportunity

Are you passionate about delivering sustainable engineering solutions across the regulated water industry ?
Are you excited by the opportunity to join a global business that are on a growth journey across Northern Ireland and Ireland ?
Then come join our industry leading Water team in Belfast!
We are excited to have been appointed been appointed by Northern Ireland Water to work on the first project announced as part of its Major Projects Partnership Framework—the improvement of Belfast Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW), operating as the civil engineering design consultant as part of the integrated ‘One Team’ on the project.

This success brings significant growth opportunities both for Stantec as a business and you as an individual and as such, we are looking to recruit a Design Lead / Manager to join us. We are looking for talented Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineers who want to lead project teams, deliver exciting work and make a big impact.

Across the entire business we’re building on top of what’s already been a highly successful period of growth. Our strategy within the Water division for 2024 and beyond is creating a number of new exciting opportunities in the business. We partner with the top water clients across the UK & Ireland, work on some of the largest water projects in the industry and we promise to design with community in mind by reducing environmental impacts and improving social impacts.

Currently, we are looking for Design Leads / Managers with experience a background in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering to join our team in Northern IrelandYou will play a fundamental role within projects to identify innovative and sustainable solutions, plan technical delivery and lead the multidisciplinary team from concept stage through to final implementation. You will work alongside the Project Manager to deliver best value and client service excellence. 

With our diversified business lines and with continued growth, Stantec offers many opportunities from challenging local projects benefitting local communities to global projects where you can learn from others and gain new experiences along the way.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will be a degree qualified (or equivalent) engineer and will ideally be chartered, or a member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. ICE. Support can be given to achieve this if required.
You will have previous design experience in the water sector, ideally with a consultancy. You will have experience with waste water projects. You will have a passion for solving engineering problems, the ability to lead and inspire and the confidence to drive through challenging solutions.
We have opportunities for differing levels of seniority, so if you are looking to kick start your leadership career, we'll support you on your journey.

Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We're a close team and very proud of our friendly and collaborative environment;
  • Growth: We're on an exciting growth journey in Ireland and Northern Ireland - we want you to be part of it!
  • Awards: Our UK&I business were awarded the 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.
  • Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Great Projects: We have secured positions on both the Uisce Éireann and NI Water Frameworks and are delivering a wide variety of projects that will make a real difference to our communities.
  • Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions

To hear what some of our employees say about life at Stantec, please click on My Stantec Stories

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About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 28, 000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

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