Senior Flood Risk Consultant

Recruiter
Fusion People
Location
Reading
Salary
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a leading development and infrastructure consultancy, our clients are involved in a wide range of activities from the development of housing and offices to provision of major infrastructure schemes. Flood risk is now a key consideration in many of these projects and we need to continue to innovate and come up with creative solutions which both protect people and promote sustainable development.

Within our flood risk management team, we have extensive modelling and assessment expertise and have created a new and exciting role for the right person to join us at a senior level to help shape and direct our project team and provide robust and creative advice to our existing clients.

Based in our largest office, in Reading, this is a great opportunity to develop your existing consultancy experience within an exciting and friendly environment.

The role holder will have the opportunity to take a lead in a range of multi-disciplinary projects, including flood risk assessment and development work, flood alleviation studies, supporting works to water bodies classified under the Reservoirs Act and supporting work driven by the Water Framework Directive.

Key responsibilities / duties include:

Client and stakeholder liaison
Project management, undertaking a technical lead and review role
Technical lead during the production of 1D/2D models, flood maps and outline designs of flood management measures
Review technical work, such as hydrological and hydraulic analysis, flood risk reports
Preparation of flood risk assessments and environmental statement water chapters
Management and development of junior staff
About You
Capabilities and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who holds a degree, Masters degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline and will be either Chartered or working towards Chartered status.

The ideal candidate must:

Have experience of land development and planning policy in the UK
Have knowledge of producing 1D/2D models
Have the ability to use models to inform design
Have excellent report writing skills
Have good client/stakeholder liaison skills
Be able to manage multiple complex projects
Be able to manage and develop junior staff


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