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Senior Flood Risk Consultant

South West, United Kingdom, £35,000 - £45,000 , Permanent

Posted: 5 hours ago


Step Ahead Social Enterprise is a recruitment agency that has more than 20 years of experience.


Salary: (Apply online only)

Location: Exeter

Our client a worldwide engineering, design and project management consultancy has a fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Flood Risk Consultant to join their established team.

The successful candidate will be a motivated and enthusiastic professional with a minimum of 4 years' relevant experience. We are looking for someone to help support the growth of the team by strengthening our skillset and capabilities within this sector, whilst providing mentoring to junior staff. You will enjoy problem solving and be innovative in providing solutions to your clients.

Key requirements

* Production of Flood Risk Assessments and Flood Risk Emergency Plans of varying sizes and complexities is essential

* Experience of Surface Water Drainage Strategies, is beneficial but not essential

* Experience of supporting DCO / EIA projects, is beneficial but not essential

* Demonstratable knowledge of at least one; NPPF, PPG, TAN 15 and SPP

* Ability to communicate and liaise with other disciplines across the business including hydrologists, ecologists etc.

* Experience of supporting clients and liaising with external stakeholders including Environment Agency, Lead Local Flood Authorities and Internal Drainage Boards.

* Management of projects, including resourcing, budgeting and building client relationships

* Proposal writing, including commercial and technical input to fees, scope and programming.

* Commissioning and managing sub-contractors.

* Exposure or Ability of the following software would be advantageous;

* TuFlow/HEC-RAS/Flood Modeller or similar


* MicroDrainage/Causeway


* Bachelors or Masters Degree (Flood Risk / Planning / Geography / Oceanography/Marine Science/Environment Sciences or Engineering);

* Working towards chartership e.g. ICE or CIWEM;

Step Ahead is committed to preventing discrimination in its recruitment practices by stimulating genuine equality of opportunity. This means that everyone is treated solely on the basis of competence and merit, regardless of age, gender, marital status, sexuality, ethnic, racial, religious or disability considerations, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community

Job Details

South West, United Kingdom
£35,000 - £45,000