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About Us


‘NI Water – Delivering Quality Efficiently’

Why Choose NIW?

We believe we are a great employer in terms of ethos, opportunity, conditions and reward. We offer an employment ‘package’ others would find difficult to equal. Interested? Then read on.

Our Commitment to Excellence

As a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) which reflects our current financial position, NI Water is dedicated to providing water and wastewater services which are second to none for the people of NI; to exceeding the challenging targets set by our regulator; and to fulfilling the expectations of our customers and stakeholders. To do all of this we need staff who are talented, motivated, committed and who enjoy a challenge as we continue our business transformation.

Opportunities Available

As one of the largest companies in NI, employing over 1300 staff, NI Water can offer career opportunities in civil, mechanical and  electrical engineering, science, accounting, ICT, HR and administration. A key part of our workforce also includes a variety of craftsmen and front-line operatives who are a key interface with our customers.
We are proud of our people. We want them to be the best that they can possibly be and we are strongly committed to their personal development and welfare. For example, NI Water is now a certified Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Training Partner.



To attract, motivate and retain talented people we believe an attractive, flexible and rewarding pay structure is essential. We therefore offer our employee’s competitive salaries.


We offer our staff a generous annual leave entitlement in addition to statutory holidays.


The NI Water defined benefit pension scheme provides a valuable range of benefits at a low cost to staff to help them plan and save for the future.

Employment Policies

NI Water recognizes the importance of a good home work balance and offers a range of flexible working policies and practices for its employees.

Employee Support

NI Water operates an employee support service providing staff, with access to a dedicated Employee Support Officer as well as an independent, confidential and professional counselling service on a 24/7 basis.

Learning and Development

NI Water has a dedicated Learning and Development Centre where we provide staff with the training they need to do their job and further develop their career in NIW.

Other Employee Benefits

Benenden Healthcare

All employees of NI Water and their families and friends are eligible to join Benenden Healthcare. Benenden provides a range of healthcare services on a discretionary basis at a low monthly cost.


NI Water employees have access to Carecall Counselling service. This is a free and completely confidential 24/7 counselling service.

Sports Association

NI Water employees have the opportunity to join the NI Water Sports Association. This offers staff access to a wide range of high quality and affordable sporting, leisure and lifestyle opportunities.

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