Project Manager

About the Job

The Project Manager will execute the projects within the schedule and budgets by managing from design to completion. Ensure efficient use of resources and enhance cost-effectiveness. Responsible for meeting project P&L, delivery targets, key performance indicators, scope management, cost control, and value-added services. The role is challenging and offers significant potential for innovation and growth. The Project Manager will report to Gradiant’s Senior Project Manager and will directly engage with local & global staff of the Engineering team consisting of Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Designers, Electrical & Instrumentation Engineers, and Process Engineers. The candidate should have strong technical, organizational, and communication skills related to Project Management. Specific knowledge of water treatment systems, design specifications & standards is desired.


About Gradiant

Gradiant is a global solutions provider for advanced water and wastewater treatment. We are a different kind of water company. With a full suite of differentiated and proprietary end-to-end solutions, powered by the top minds in water, the company serves its clients’ mission-critical operations in the world’s essential industries. Gradiant’s innovative solutions reduce water used and wastewater discharged, reclaim valuable resources, and renew wastewater into freshwater. The Boston-headquartered company was founded at MIT and has over 1,000 employees worldwide. Singapore is our Regional Headquarters and home to our Global Innovation Center. Learn more at  


The Role

The successful candidate will:


  • Ensure successful initiation, planning, designing, executing, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project on time, on budget, and within scope.
  • Determine project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from sub-contractors.
  • Generate contractual agreements and finalizing terms & conditions.
  • Ensure the project’s compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
  • Collaborate and communicate with the Project teams, Engineering teams and other functions to create more efficient project methods and to ensure project timelines are met.
  • Interact with clients, interpreting their needs and requirements, and translating them into an actionable plan.
  • Identify and implement risk management strategies; formulate and implement corrective measures; manage project risks, including the development of contingency plans.
  • Ensure all engineering documents and deliverables are prepared accurately and per required schedule.
  • Cost negotiations and managing sub-contractors of various disciplines to achieve desired deliverables.
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements.
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools and initiating the necessary corrective actions.
  • Manage project budget and project resource allocation.
  • Determine project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports including budget, cash flow and expenses tracking.
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
  • Hold regular meetings to ensure that everything is going according to time and budget restrictions.
  • Monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, summarizing information & trend, and recommending actions.
  • Prepare project progress reports, MOM and attend meetings with Clients/Vendors.
  • Attend regular meetings/interaction sessions with customers to enhance customer relationship management in resolving issues, work implementation, understanding customer needs and improving relationship with customers.
  • Present project summary to the management and conduct post-implementation analyses to determine areas for improvements.
  • Provide direction and support to project team.
  • Manage, develop, and motivate staff to help realize their maximum potential to contribute towards achieving the objective of the project.
  • Support engineering, project management and deployment groups to identify and resolve issues.
  • Responding to any client complaints, concerns or requests throughout the project. Ensure client satisfaction and manages escalations and acting as point of contact to the client.
  • Generate innovative solutions and approaches to ensure best approach and solution are adopted to increase quality of service, efficiency, safety, environmental standard in meeting customer needs and requirement.
  • Ensure health, safety, contractual and legal requirements are being met throughout the process.
  • Maintain project data base and backing up data.
  • Support Gradiant Subsidiaries across the globe as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 15+ years of experience preferably in Design & Construction of Water and Waste water treatment plant/ Refineries/Chemical plants or equivalent.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS projects or Project Management software systems.
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of Project Management.
  • Excellent project management and supervision skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team environment to perform all duties in a professional and timely manner.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
  • The ability to work with multiple discipline projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures for EPC projects and design/manufacturing company.
  • Reliance on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Microsoft Office Tools – Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook.
  • Some International travel may be required.
  • This is a 2-year contract position.


Gradiant is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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