Drainage and Flood Risk Manager

Job Title:                     Drainage and Flood Risk Manager (Technical Director)

Reports to:                  Head of Environmental Management & Sustainability

Direct Reports:            Five

Main Purpose of the Job 

The Surface Water Management team in our London office is currently recruiting for a Technical Director to lead the team and play a leading part in the direction and capabilities of the wider team.  The team works on diverse flood risk, flood alleviation, drainage strategy and drainage infrastructure projects for a range of private and public sector clients.  As a result of our current work and increased project wins, we are seeking a motivated and credible person to lead the team delivering these projects, while providing a high level of client satisfaction. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Contributing to developing a specialist flood risk management and drainage team across the UK utilising and developing staff across the company;
  • Framework / project management of strategic flooding and drainage related projects for developers, local authorities, the Environment Agency and water companies;
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills
  • Line management and mentoring of individuals within the section;
  • Carrying out own discipline technical and other work as required on assigned projects;
  • Technical quality of work from team (own discipline); and
  • Business development – promote the capabilities of the company to current and prospective clients. 

What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role?

 

Essential

Preferred

Qualification

  • Suitable science or civil engineering degree
  • Professionally qualified.
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Experience contributing towards tender responses and bids

Experience

  • A good understanding of the responsibilities and collaborative funding mechanisms of water companies, lead local flood authorities and the Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage.
  • Experience of drainage design and designing and implementing SuDS for new developments and as retrofit.
  • Previous experience of a consulting engineering organisation
  • Experience of modelling of surface water drainage, watercourses and waste water networks, preferably using Infoworks ICM (Incl. 2D), ISIS, TUFLOW (1D-ESTRY & 2D) or MicroDrainage.


Skills

· Highly effective communication skills; verbal & written
· Ability to represent PF at client and stakeholder meetings. · Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills
· Highly effective communication skills; verbal & written
· Ability to represent PF at client and stakeholder meetings 
· Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills

 

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