Senior Hydrologist - High Wycombe

Ref No. EMP395391
Salary £35,000 - £45,000/annum
Location High Wycombe, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Our client is a leading engineering consultancy operating within the UK Flood Risk & Environmental sectors. They are seeking to appoint a Hydrologist to join their team in High Wycombe or Solihull.


Experience of working in consultancy, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, SEPA or Water Companies would be considered an advantage

The Job

As a Senior Consultant you are likely to have an MSc/PhD with proven surface water systems experience. In particular, you should be able to demonstrate significant capability in technical leadership in water resources and environmental projects, specifically in one or more of the following areas:

*Water resource management planning, with particular 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 our UK Water Company clients, although contribution to international projects is increasingly required. The role will be based in our High Wycombe or Solihull offices.

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 our clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long-term relationships with our clients.

This position offers the potential for experience in a wide range of business sectors and the potential for strong career growth for enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates in a strategic growth area for our client.

Our client offers highly attractive employment packages and a strong ethos of staff training and development.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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