Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining water and environmental management, energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating in the UK and 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.
The Water and Environment (formerly cascade) business practice of Ricardo Energy & Environment, are offering a comprehensive range of specialist services within the water management and environmental consultancy sector. Nationally and internationally recognised for our expertise in water resources and water quality management, planning and overseeing complex and sensitive projects, our skills have been utilised by a wide range of clients notably the UK water companies as well as other private and public infrastructure organisations and developers.
The Water and Environment practice has an extensive and expanding water resources planning and environmental management projects portfolio centred on the UK water companies. We are looking for an experienced and expert water resources hydrologist to join our team. The role will technically lead a range of water resource hydrology and planning projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team of experts to assess the water resources, hydro-ecology, gemorphology and water quality implications of proposed water resource schemes and drought management measures. The individual will be expected to technically direct the delivery of all the hydrological components required to support Water Resource Management Plans and Drought Plans and associated environmental assessments. The individual will project manage a portfolio of water resource management projects, as well as direct, coach and mentor junior staff on all technical aspects of water resource and drought hydrology.
In this combined technical, team leader and project management role, the individual must be able to develop methodologies, proactively liaise with clients and regulators, technically direct project deliverables and lead junior staff. Ideally, having with a strong track record in a water company and/or water consultancy background, the individual must be technically robust in all aspects of water resources hydrology, drought and low flows assessment, water resources management planning and associated UK legislation and regulatory guidelines. The individual must also have a strong background in project management.
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This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark. You will have support from the wider business for your career to develop into a wide range of future opportunities within Ricardo Energy & Environment.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field. Ricardo Energy & Environment is an equal opportunities employer.