Senior / Principal Flood Risk Consultant in Arcadis at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website Arcadis

This listing is about Arcadis in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role Description-

Our Flood Risk and Hydrology team is looking for a Senior or Principal Flood Risk Consultant to join our team. We’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

Arcadis are involved in some of the UK’s most complex and diverse projects that are technically demanding and offer considerable potential for learning and development. We lead on the delivery of a variety of schemes and are working closely with the regulators e.g. the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, as well as the UK’s key infrastructure providers (Network Rail, Highways England), Local Government and private developers/investors.

In addition to leading the development of flood risk models you will be required to undertake Project Management duties, liaising closely with the client and increasing Arcadis projects by maximising trade-up situations.

Collaborating, learning, thinking proactively and creatively forms the ethos of the team and a fundamental part of your role.

Role accountabilities-

  • Coordinating and managing modelling studies and flood risk projects
  • Produce and lead flood risk assessments
  • Supporting, developing and line managing junior team members
  • Resolving technical modelling issues on projects and advancing our technical expertise
  • Carrying out technical reviews of hydraulic models
  • Preparation of project proposals / bids / fee estimates
  • Managing components of projects, taking responsibility for 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 other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall project
  • Ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which you have responsibility, including drawings, reports, specifications, and studies
  • Building relationships with clients
  • Managing commercial aspects of projects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc.)
  • Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client
  • Providing input to project teams, leading by example to achieve sector goals and championing quality and innovation.
  • Assisting and participating in developing yourself and other team members to their full potential

Qualifications & Experience-

  • As an experienced professional you will have received chartership with an appropriate body (CIWEM, ICE)
  • Fluvial flood modelling experience using industry-standard software such as ISIS / TUFLOW / ESTRY / FLOOD MODELLER PRO
  • Ability to manage commercial aspects of projects
  • Ability to lead and carryout Flood Risk Assessments and an in-depth knowledge of UK flood risk policy (NPPF and TAN15)
  • Desired- Experience in working on hydrological studies using UK hydrological methodologies (i.e. Flood Estimation Handbook)
  • Desired- Experience of Surface Water Management Plans and SuDS
  • Desired- Experience in water resource assessments, undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments and preparing Environmental Statements

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging-

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams- Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

Transform Your World

Company: Arcadis

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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