Principal Flood Risk Consultant- Sheffield

Penguin Recruitment
18 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a market leading multidisciplinary Environmental Consultancy, is searching for a Principal Flood Risk Consultant to join and manage the flood risk team based in Sheffield.

This exciting opportunity will offer you the chance to lead a bespoke team of Engineers and Consultants to complete varied Flood Risk, Surface Water and Drainage Projects for Local Authorities, Water Companies, Private Sector Clients and Housing Developers.

You will be expected to complete and check technical work, manage projects, mentor team members, visit flood risk sites and frequently liaise with Clients to discuss project development.

You will be expected to complete Flood Risk Assessments for Flood Zones 1,2 and 3, Surface Water Management Plans, Catchment Management Plans, Drainage Strategies and Hydraulic Modelling using Flood Modeller or Tuflow.

You will also be required to manage projects from feasibility to completion and ensure projects are delivered to time and budget.

This exciting role offers a competitive salary, specialist support, substantial benefits package and support to achieve Chartered Status through CIWEM.

Candidates are required to have a BSc, MSc and/or PhD in a relevant subject (e.g. Hydrology, Environmental Management or Hydroinformatics) and have vast experience working for a UK based Consultancy or Local Authority completing Flood Risk Assessments and Surface Water Management Plans.

Candidates are required to be outgoing individuals who are keen to manage a team and have excellent communication skills required to liaise with clients and team members regarding project development and issues.

You are also required to have a valid UK licence to visit flood risk sites and utilise company vehicles.

It is also beneficial for applicants to have experience completing detailed drainage design using microdrainage or Hydraulic Modelling using Flood Modeller or Tuflow.

If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Hydrology/Flood Risk Assessment please do not hesitate to contact Jordanna Jenkins on 01792 362014 or email . We have many more vacancies available on our website at This is a permanent role.

sPenguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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