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Senior Flood Risk Consultant

Woking, West Sussex, United Kingdom, £32,000 - £37,000 , Permanent

Posted: 4 days ago


Senior Flood Risk Consultant

West Sussex (plus others)

£32-37k DOE

Working on behalf of a leading consultancy, we have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Flood Risk Consultant to join their Flood Risk and Water Management Team in West Sussex.

Enthusiastic, positive and confident, the Senior Flood Risk Consultant would, due to our current working practices, be largely home working with 1 or 2 days per week spent working in the office in Leeds. Although West Sussex is ideal, this role could be accommodated in one of our other offices in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield or London so candidates should be within a commutable distance from one of these offices.

We are seeking a Senior Flood Risk Consultant with between 5 and 8 or so, years professional experience of delivering flood risk assessment, surface water drainage and EIA related projects who can support the delivery of our flood risk projects by working closely with our team of specialists.

We are looking for someone who is driven to progress their career and contribute to the development and growth of the team.

Experience of hydraulic modelling, hydrology or project management would be an advantage.

You need to be hard-working, organised, motivated, and able to work independently and as part of a team as you will be communicating both in writing and verbally with colleagues, clients and members of the public.

What you'll be doing:

Experience of delivering FRA/FCA, SFRA/SFCA, Surface water drainage strategies / designs, local flood risk and surface water management plans, flood incident investigations, water related EIA inputs.
Use of GIS software (QGIS, MapInfo, ArcGIS etc.) and large datasets (Excel etc.).
Writing technical reports for flood risk studies and related projects
Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues and work co-operatively across functions and businesses to deliver joint projects, share information and ideas.
Manage the delivery of project work
Mentor and support more junior staff in their technical development.
What we're looking for:

Around 5-8 years of experience of delivering flood risk assessment, surface water drainage and EIA related projects.
Excellent knowledge of relevant sections of policy and standards (e.g. NPPF, FWMA, LDA, DCG)
Experience of using GIS software using either: QGIS, ArcGIS, MapInfo.
Experience of managing and analysing large complex datasets (this may be in Excel or similar software).
Experience of writing technical and non-technical reports for a range of flood studies.
Relevant degree in geography, environmental science, or engineering and appropriate knowledge of flood risk practices and techniques. Preferably a relevant post graduate qualification too.
Experience of working within a team and able to demonstrate good communication skills (verbal and written) to colleagues and clients.
Chartered member or approaching chartership of a relevant institution (for example CIWEM, ICE). For the right candidate we will consider non-chartered applicants and support you toward becoming a chartered member within the first 18 months of employment.
Desirable to have good experience in 1 or more of these areas: project management, hydraulic modelling or hydrology estimation.

Competitive basic salary
23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
Company matched pension
Life assurance and more ….
If interested, apply now

Job Details

Woking, West Sussex, United Kingdom
£32,000 - £37,000