Associate/Associate Director (Drainage and Flood Risk) - London

Job Title:                      Associate/Associate Director - Drainage and Flood Risk


Reports to:                  Technical Director (London)

Main Purpose of the Job


The Land Development team in Pell Frischmann’s London office is currently recruiting for a drainage and flood risk engineer at Associate/Associate Director level to head the team and play a leading part in the direction and capabilities of the Land Development, Transport & Highways and Structures Team. 


The team works on a diverse portfolio of projects incorporating flood risk, flood alleviation, drainage strategy and drainage infrastructure elements for a broad range of predominantly private sector clients. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Contributing to developing a specialist flood risk management and drainage team alongside the Technical Director and Head of Land Development.
  • Project management of flooding and drainage related projects for strategic land owners, developers and other PF clients;
  • Proven ability to prepare and present flood risk and drainage evidence at both ‘Examination in Public’ and Public Inquiries for a variety of projects; 
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills;
  • Line management and mentoring of individuals;
  • Carrying out own discipline technical and other work as required on assigned projects;
  • Technical quality of work from team (own discipline); and
  • Assisting development of business growth strategies, delivery of internal and external client presentations and generating leads.


  • Suitable science or civil engineering degree
  • Professionally qualified.


  • Experience of drainage design and designing and implementing SuDS for new residential and commercial developments.
  • A good understanding of the requirements of the local flood authorities and the Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage.
  • Preparation of Flood Risk Reports and Drainage Strategies to support emerging masterplans and planning applications.
  • Development of detailed design proposals to support the implementation of a SuDS strategy.
  • Able to complete drainage design (using AutoCAD, Civil 3D and MicroDrainage;
  • Experience in preparing and submitting S104 Applications and providing drainage design support for S106 and S278 designs
  • Previous experience working within a consulting engineering organisation,
  • Experience preparing fee proposals, and contributing towards tender responses and bids


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