Project Manager

Gradiant is a rapidly growing global solutions provider and developer of cleantech water projects for advanced water and wastewater treatment. With a full suite of differentiated and proprietary end-to-end solutions, powered by the top minds in water, Gradiant serves its clients’ mission-critical operations in the world’s essential industries. Gradiant was founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is uniquely positioned to address the world’s increasing challenges created by industrialization, population growth, and water stress. Today, with over 450 employees, Gradiant operates from its global headquarters in Boston, regional headquarters and global technology labs in Singapore, and offices across twelve countries. For more information, please visit



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific assigned projects and ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope.
  • Overall responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from sub-contractors.
  • Generating contractual agreements and finalizing terms & conditions.
  • Ensuring the project’s compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
  • Cooperating and Communicating with the Senior Project Manager and Engineering Manager and collaborating with various discipline Engineers to create more efficient project methods and to ensure project timelines are met. Interacting with clients, interpreting their needs and requirements, and translating them into an actionable plan
  • Identifying and implementing risk management; formulating and taking corrective measures. Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans.
  • Ensure all engineering documents and deliverables are prepared accurately and per required schedule.
  • 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.
  • Monthly progress reporting, budget, cash flow and expenses tracking.
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
  • Holding regular meetings to ensure that everything is going according to time and budget restrictions.
  • Cost negotiations and managing sub-contractors of various disciplines to achieve desired deliverables.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • 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.
  • Presenting detailed project summary to the management and conducting 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.
  • Making sure that all health, safety, contractual and legal requirements are being met throughout the process.
  • Maintains project data base and backing up data.
  • Support Gradiant Subsidiaries across the globe as required.



  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Engineering (Chemical), (Mechanical) or equivalent.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in constructions projects, preferably in the water industry.
  • Experience in superstructure and skids pre-fabrication & installation
  • Construction Safety Course for Project Manager certification (in Singapore) is required.
  • Excellent analytical thinking, interpersonal/communication skills and problems solving capacities.
  • Applicants must be willing to travel as and when required.