Water & Wastewater

The Water & Wastewater sector is technically advanced and covers the collection, treatment and supply of potable water, the collection and treatment of sewerage, the treatment of water for industrial use and the treatment of industrial wastewater.

We have a real affinity for the sector having assisted clients with their recruitment since 1990. Our experience covers both municipal and industrial for clients within the design and build, packaged plant, process technology, plant & equipment and consultancy services arena.

All functions are recruited in the sector such as Sales & Business Development, Operations, Commercial, Projects, Technical/Design, Construction, Finance, General Management and Associate/Partner levels.

Recent Projects have included:

UK - Business Development Manager
Salary £60,000
This fast growing company manufactures a range of wastewater treatment products and had an ambitious five year plan to develop its water business and substantially grow turnover.

They required a Business Development Manager to focus solely on the wastewater product range finding and developing new customers both in the UK and internationally within the water plc’s, councils and contractors/suppliers.

Germany – Head of Proposals
Salary €90,000
The company is one of the world’s leading suppliers of water and waste water treatment solutions, known for innovation, reliability, quality services and leadership in their chosen markets.

This was a new role supporting the European Sales Director, being responsible for managing the technical and commercial aspects of project proposals for clients that include EPC, Engineering and Consultancy companies.

Spain - General Manager
Salary €95,000
Part of a large international group the company is involved in packaged equipment supply, capital projects and chemical distribution. The division has a business in Spain that both manufactures products for the European market and supplies Group products within the Spanish market.

A General Manager was required to manage all activities in the business including commercial, technical and production, providing leadership to ensure all strategic, operational and commercial goals were met.

UAE - Operations Manager
Salary £100,000 equivalent
Part of a large international group the company is involved in packaged membrane filtration projects for the potable water sector. Projects are typically valued from USD500,000 to USD10 million and can be new build, refurbishments or upgrades together with associated services.

In order to develop the business they were seeking an Operations Manager to be responsible for managing and developing the business and to be responsible for the preparation of technical and commercial bids and proposals for clients throughout the region.

Singapore - Sales Director APAC
Salary £130,000 equivalent
The company provides engineering and technical products to utilities, municipalities and commercial customers in selected key markets around the Asia Pacific region. Their products and technologies are backed by a global support network of experienced customer service representatives, application engineers, field service technicians and more.

They were seeking to recruit an experienced Sales Director to manage the regional sales organisation, develop strategy and implement plans for long-term growth of the business in the Asia Pacific Region including China.

If you would like to discuss how we would undertake a search for you in the sector please contact us on 0203 1300 393 and ask for Paul Holmes or email him at ph@chestertongray.com

If you are a candidate in the sector and would like to register your details and interest with us then please forward your CV to water@chestertongray.com