Hydromorphology Team Leader

Flagship Consulting
£50000 - £66000/annum + Benefits & Bonus
16 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Highly experienced hydromorphologist to take on the leadership of our established team for a leading consultancy with a very competitive Salary

Roles and Responsibilities:

Technical oversight and guidance of work undertaken by the hydromorphology team including fieldwork, hydraulic and sediment transport modelling, report writing etc.;
Working with a range of internal disciplines including Ecology, Water, Engineering, Heritage etc. to develop holistic project solutions;
Leading on and contributing to WFD assessments and environmental impact assessments, guiding new infrastructure developments to the best environmental outcomes;
Technical project management;
Maintaining excellent client relationships and developing new clients;
Recruiting talented individuals to grow the team, as required;
Business development and work winning, including the preparation of high quality project and framework tenders;

Essential Requirements:

In-depth knowledge of hydromorphology/fluvial geomorphology, including experience of a range of river types;
Experience of a range of projects including river restoration, natural flood management, weir removal, and infrastructure-related hydromorphological assessment and design;
Sound knowledge of sediment transport processes;
Experience of high gradient and low gradient systems and bedrock, coarse and fine sediment dynamics;
Extensive fieldwork experience including catchment walkovers, fluvial audits etc.;
Experience in supervising 1D-2D and 2D only hydraulic modelling including interpretation of modelling results for design functionality/sustainability, erosion and deposition dynamics etc.;
Ability to work with project engineers, and other disciplines to understand the balance of project drivers, and deliver solutions that are effective and sustainable;
Strong technical leadership, and proven ability to mentor and grow talent;
Excellent written and verbal skills, including the ability to summarise technical information in plain English and present confidently to a wide range of audiences;
Experience of a range of client types, including statutory bodies, infrastructure clients and the third sector;
Excellent client communication and client management experience;
Strong commercial awareness;
Strong health and safety awareness and experience of using safety systems; and
Strong business acumen and experience of working to Quality Management procedures.

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