Consultant/ Senior Consultant Water Resources Specialist

Ricardo Energy & Environment
Various, United Kingdom
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Job Description

Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.

Our positive reputation in the Water Industry has seen our Water Team win a large quantity of environment-related frameworks for water companies across England and Wales. Therefore, we are seeking to appoint an Environmental Appraisal Water Resources Specialist at a Consultant/ Senior level depending on experience.

We are looking for an experienced Environmental Consultant who has a strong understanding of the links between Hydrology, Ecology and Water Management.

Key accountabilities:

You will provide technical input into a wide range of Water Management projects that will range for example from flood risk assessments, input into EIA chapters and environmental statement reviews, hydrological site surveys and stakeholder engagement. Critical to the role is the understanding between hydrology and ecology to support our work which includes environmental mitigation options and appraisal.  You will work effectively with water companies, regulators, planners, developers, design engineers and contractors to achieve positive outcomes for water resources and scheme developments. You will be required to interpret models, review and analyse statistical trends and provide technical input into proposals.

Key competencies, experience, skills and behaviours:

You will have experience working within a Water Consultancy and working directly with UK water companies and/or planners, developer and lead local flood authorities.  An understanding of UK Water Policy and legislation is also required.

You will have a degree in a relevant environmentally based subject. Learning and Development of our employees is important to us, therefore we offer all employees a personal Learning and Development plan, this includes supporting you work toward or maintaining chartered status or membership to a relevant professional body.

You will have excellent team working and communication skills, plus the ability to manage and prioritise workload.

You will need to have a clean full driving licence.

Working here:

This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development.

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.