Associate Flood Risk Consultant

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Associate Flood Risk Consultant to join our clients Water Environment team within our London office.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established team, lead models on a range of projects locally and nationally, while mentoring and developing other consultants in the business. The role requires developing relationships with clients and regulators as well as management of varied and challenging projects.

What’s on offer

• Inclusive environment
• Car leasing scheme
• Hybrid working
• Professional membership paid
• An earlier finish on Friday

The role

• Working within a growing multi-disciplinary consultancy and operating across a matrix of projects.
• 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.
• You will also be tasked with work winning, budgetary control of project finances and preparing fee proposals and developing the Water & Environment Team in this region.
• Working in a design office environment but also playing an active role in design and site meetings, site inspections and progress reporting.

What you need to succeed

• 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 Modeler 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.
• Ability to work under own initiative while fully co-ordinating with line manager’s requirements.
• An understanding of the developer industry would be advantageous.

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Summary information

  • Location: Central London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £60,000 – £70,000
  • Published: May 3, 2024