Senior Water Modeller

Ref No. BHN528835
Salary £35,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Manchester, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our client is a global professional engineering services company specialising in water, energy and urbanisation. They are seeking a Senior Water Modeller based in UK offices (remote working available) on Australian water projects.


Infoworks experience is essential

The Job

Our client is a global professional engineering services company specialising in water, energy and urbanisation. They are seeking a Senior Water Modeller to be based out of one of their many UK offices (remote working available).

This senior role will have the responsibility to support the UK based engineering design teams working on Australian based projects. The role focuses on developing business opportunities and building and strengthening our clients' 3 waters modelling business (mainly potable water) through the delivery of projects and technical leadership, coaching and mentoring our people whilst offering innovative solutions for our internal, existing and new clients across the local government and private sectors.

The role will initially be working with water companies based in Australia and will include remote/flexible working. Due to the time differences, being available for early/late calls may be required.

Candidates will ideally live in a commutable distance to our clients' following offices though the roles will be mostly remote working: Leeds, Guildford, Chester, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and York.


  • Hydraulic modelling of potable water networks
  • Model build and calibration
  • Options analysis of water supply with assessment of existing problems and recommended solutions / upgrades
  • Preparation of comprehensive reports
  • Provide guidance to less experienced modellers who may be assisting with project work or be undertaking other modelling projects
  • Familiarity with InfoWorks and strong technical skills in a water modelling software package
  • Work with other modellers/designers either as lead or as secondary dependent on projects
  • Report to Team Leader and through other modellers/designers dependent on whether leading or helping with projects
  • Lead and assist with, Water projects including the following:
  • Client Liaison - Develop good business relationships with existing and potential clients to ensure required project outcomes are met and client satisfaction is maintained at a high standard
  • Business Development
  • Project Management - Proven project management, investigation, design and implementation of a range of projects involving water supply, wastewater, stormwater and multidisciplinary projects
  • Mentoring and Coaching - Provide guidance to junior design engineers on projects and be able to train and mentor them
  • Technical Leadership - Provide technical input and leadership to projects - Including review QA/QC of project deliverables as either PM, Technical Reviewer or PD as appropriate
  • Knowledge - Keep knowledge and competencies current, guide staff
  • Quality Assurance - Preparation of high-quality reports, correspondence and other deliverables
  • Provide leadership, planning, and coordination of resources for each project including inputs with other offices, and sub consultants.
  • Manage all jobs to deliver them on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client.


  • Desire to lead by example and develop people as high performing professionals
  • Keen to make a real contribution to the growth of our business
  • Ability to travel for secondments internationally
  • Organised and consistently meets deadlines
  • Develops good business relationships with established clients
  • Technically competent and recognised as such both within GHD and externally
  • Team and values focused
  • Self-motivated and energetic
  • Flexible in approach to challenges
  • Proactive and takes ownership in all areas of your role
  • Secures work for self and wider team directly with clients through relationships and successful project delivery
  • As Senior Modeller delivers work on time, to the quality required and within budget
  • Leads project teams - meeting all required performance measures Client focussed - both internal and external clients
  • Wins work through writing competitive bids and maintaining high quality trust-based client relationships
  • High client satisfaction as evidenced by positive feedback and repeat business
  • Compliance with Health and Safety policy and procedures, and the applicable health and safety personal plan for this role
  • Identifies and communicates new business opportunities
  • Demonstrates a high level of technical competence in water and general civil engineering
  • Assist the Team Leader to ensure team and personal utilisation and invoicing efficiency targets are met


  • Civil related qualifications in water
  • Modelling experience
  • Infoworks experience desirable
  • Previous project management


  • Salary dependant on experience
  • 25 days plus bank holidays
  • 8% company pension (2% employee, 6% employer)
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme
  • Access to discounted Private Medical Insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Health cash plan as well as other perks including cycle to work/corporate discounts
  • Sick pay scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Global purchase leave programme
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Full flexible working depending on requirements of the team/role
  • Candidates must live in a commutable distance to our clients following offices: Leeds, Guildford, Chester, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and York

Callum Cox
manages this role


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