Principal Geomorphologist

Ref No. EMP408949
Salary £45,000 - £55,000/annum
Location Wokingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

My Client is looking for a Principal Geomorphologist to join their team absed in Berkshire.

Important

Proven expertise in the field of fluvial geomorphology

The Job

Responsibilities include:
  • Project management and/or technical leadership of a wide variety of geomorphological studies with particular expertise in fluvial geomorphology and river restoration projects
  • Assisting Project Managers/engineering colleagues on other projects
  • Undertaking qualitative and semi-quantitative geomorphological analysis
  • Preparing to be flexible and contribute to other work streams (e.g. hydraulic modelling and Environmental Impact Assessment)
  • Quality Assurance on project deliverables
  • Line management and mentoring of other specialists and technical development of less experienced colleagues in the team
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities and support sales opportunities across the wider business.
Qualifications

Essential:

  • High quality in relevant subject
  • Proven expertise in the field of fluvial geomorphology, including wide experience of a range of river types (including mobile gravel bedded channels) and strong analytical skills (e.g. application of stream power, shear stress, etc.)
  • Chartered through a relevant Professional Institution
  • Ability to influence engineers to arrive at sustainable solutions
  • Ability to coordinate and manage geographically dispersed teams
  • Engagement and negotiation with statutory agencies

Desirable:

  • Post Graduate qualification in a related subject
  • Project Management qualification (e.g. APM or PRINCE2)
  • Quantitative modelling skills and experience
  • Experience of feasibility/options appraisal/design of river restoration
  • Experience as an expert witness/preparation of evidence for expert witness/ Public Inquiries
  • Knowledge/experience of coastal geomorphology
  • GIS skills
  • Experience of developing client relationships to open new business opportunities
  • Experience of leading and winning new tender opportunities

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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