Senior/principal scientist, flood and water management

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated scientist looking for a new challenge? We have a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join our team of flood and water management experts, solving some of the world’s most pressing water-related problems.

You will join colleagues in our water resources and environment team, part of our flood and water management group. You’ll work with colleagues to support our clients in all aspects of water resource management, focussing on developing innovative solutions to help them adapt to current and future pressures (such climate and population change), protect the environment and increase system and environmental resilience to shocks. You will have technical knowledge, experience and a strong interest in hydrology and water resources including the development and use of numerical models.

The ability to lead teams and direct research in this area would be an advantage.

You will:

  • Carry out (and support colleagues) with numerical modelling, data analysis and management of large datasets

  • Manage projects, working with UK government departments and agencies, water companies and others in the water industry

You will have experience in hydrology and water resource modelling, ideally within the UK water resources industry, as well as an appreciation of environmental issues and an understanding of the challenges the industry faces.

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