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Senior or Principal Flood Risk Modeller

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


We have an opportunity for a Senior or Principal Flood Risk Modeller to establish and grow our team and can based in Leeds, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester or London.This is fantastic opportunity to join and collaborate with an established flood risk team, lead client relationships and working winning in the North West, develop models on a range of projects locally and regionally, while recruiting, mentoring and developing a new team of modellers as workload grows locally.The role requires direct contact with clients and regulators and management of varied and challenging projects within this growing division of our multidisciplinary engineering consultancy.What will you be responsible for?Working within a growing multi-disciplinary consultancy, and operating across a matrix of projects.You will also be tasked with work winning, budgetary control of project finances and preparing fee proposalsWorking in a design office environment but also playing an active role in design and site meetings, site inspections and progress reporting.Good communication and liaison with clients, architects, contractors and regulatory/statutory authorities.Hydrological and hydraulic modelling.Completing Flood Risk Assessments.Bid preparation and fee proposals.Research and business development of potential new clients.Attend client and regulatory meetings.What skills and attributes are we looking for?A strong Bachelors degree and possibly a higher degree in a water subject combined with well-established consultancy / industry experience as a senior modeller.Substantial experience of undertaking flood risk assessments in accordance with NPPF (and/or TAN 15), but the primary focus of the role is hydrological and hydraulic modelling, often in Flood Modeller Pro or TUFLOW.You will possess a good understanding of the workings of the Environment Agency (and Natural Resources Wales) and Lead Local Flood Authorities, as well as up to date knowledge of current planning policies and procedures and how these can be utilised to maximise the level of service offered to our clients whilst gaining required approvals.High motivation for this specific opportunity.Self-motivated team player with exceptional people skills.Ability to work under own initiative while fully co-ordinating with line manager's requirements.An understanding of the developer industry would be advantageous.Believes in our ethos.My ClientMy Client is an independently owned consultancy, of circa 500 staff, operating out of 17 offices. It has been listed as one of the 100 Best Large Companies to Work For for seven consecutive years and is a champion of wellbeing (note our Health and Wellbeing Leader of the year award at the latest NCE100awards). You can check out our values here. We are currently growing at 10% per annum. We believe part of our success is looking after our people and our values help create a unique, dynamic, working environment.At the time of writing, we are predominantly working from home, but there is an appetite to return to the collaborative and social environment that is a Hydrock office, when it is safe to do so.What can you expect?Inspired and motivated colleagues. A good team, office and employer. A genuine opportunity to create and to be recognised and rewarded.The remuneration package will include a competitive salary and employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to five days), well-being bonus and a wide variety of flexible benefits. There are also little things like a paid day off for good causes and free fresh fruit in every office.A career with my client offers you the chance to achieve your potential in a strongly people-focused and values-led business that provides great opportunities for professional and personal development.A place where we can all thriveAt the company we value our diversity and place wellbeing and inclusion for all at the heart of our culture. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving these aims, so we encourage everyone talk to us about any ideas which enable you to balance your personal commitments with your responsibilities at work. Please let us know your current and/or desired flexible working arrangements in your covering letter, so we can discuss how this could work for you in this role.My client is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We consider all applications on an individual's alignment with the required qualifications, knowledge and experience outlined in this job advert, without regard to any of the protected characteristics. So that we can provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience, please make us aware if you have any physical or neurodiverse condition for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us.

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Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual