Buckinghamshire or East Sussex
Our client are seeking engaged, proactive, energetic and innovative staff to design, win and deliver their solution-oriented services to their existing and new clients. The role will be based in their Buckinghamshire, East Sussex or West Midlands offices, on a permanent basis.
As a Senior Consultant you are likely to have an MSc/PhD with proven experience of surface water systems experience. You will ideally be chartered with a suitable institution. You should be able to demonstrate significant capability in technical leadership and delivery in water resources and environmental projects, specifically in one or more of the following areas:
• Water resource management planning, with emphasis on the assessment of deployable output, headroom, supply-demand-balance and option assessment.
• Preparation of drought management plans.
• Water resources modelling using Aquator, MISER or other similar models for major resource zones
• Restoring Sustainable Abstraction
• Catchment management
• Climate change impact assessment and adaptation planning
• Experience of the Habitats Directive and Water Framework Directive assessments.
Experience in providing technical advice and support to a wide range of environmental and engineering projects would also be an advantage.
Candidates also need to demonstrate experience of working and in leading multi-disciplinary teams and in providing technical input to environmental assessments. Experience of working in consultancy, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, SEPA or Water Companies would be considered an advantage. The position is primarily in support of their clients UK Water Company clients, although contribution to international projects is increasingly required.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills in factual and interpretative reporting, data management analysis and presentation. The individual will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to produce high quality oral and written communications. Good time management and presentation skills and a flexible attitude are also essential to work within our busy and dynamic team. As a Senior / Lead Consultant you will be familiar with the regulatory, business and policy environment in which their clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long-term relationships with their clients.