Our Flood Risk and Hydrology Team is looking for an Associate Technical Director to join them. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will join a team of 25 people who provide services across the whole spectrum of hydrology, flood studies, flood modelling and water environmental studies.
Because were such a diverse business, we can offer you variety as standard. The work within our Flood Risk and Hydrology Team can vary from flood mapping projects and flood risk assessments to reservoir flood studies and water environmental studies, as well as providing tailored client services to support the development of flood alleviation and infrastructure schemes. Youll get to work on a range of different projects for regulators, local government bodies, infrastructure providers, water companies, developers and investors.
The role will require you to visit site locations throughout the UK from time to time and will see you leading liaison with our clients and consultation with regulators. Collaborating, learning, thinking proactively and creatively forms the ethos of the team and a fundamental part of your role. In addition, your day to day activities will include:
Supporting the development and implementation of the teams business strategy and marketing plan
Developing client relationships and new opportunities, enhancing our reputation and market position
Leading bid work including preparing, contributing to and reviewing commercial and technical aspects of bids/tenders
Line management of circ. 7 members of staff, overseeing their welfare and development, and the resourcing and delivery of projects
Setting and maintaining the technical direction and oversight on projects within the team including writing, checking and review of deliverables, with financial/commercial responsibility
Managing projects, taking responsibility for own personal time and resource management, and coordinating team members, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
Working in collaboration with specialists from other engineering and environmental disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall project
Responsible for all commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which you have responsibility to ensure a successful outcome
Maintaining and enhance our external reputation by speaking at external events, preparing articles for publication and working with relevant professional bodies
Taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential, including mentoring colleagues to achieve appropriate professional qualifications (e.g. MCIWEM)
Being familiar and compliant with relevant H&S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team
Ability to lead flood risk, flood modelling, hydrology and water environment projects.
Solid understanding of the National Planning Policy Framework (England), and Technical Advice Note 15: Development and Flood Risk (Wales)
Experience of working on major infrastructure projects
Experience of preparing client proposals, leading on presentations to prospective clients, bidding/tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness
Experienced team leader / line manager.
Degree in an appropriate analytical subject (Civil Engineering, Geography, Environmental Science, Water Resources, Engineering Hydrology)
Chartered status with CIWEM or ICE