Head of Hydrology/Drainage, Bristol

Posted over 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £60000 per annum
Sector Consultancy
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Thursday, 19 January 2017
A great opportunity for an experienced Hydrologist/Drainage specialist to lead and grow a team with offices in a picturesque Cotswold village 15 minutes from Bristol city centre.

A successful environmental consultancy is looking to recruit a head of hydrology to lead their team the South West. The ideal candidate would be an experienced Hydrogeologist with 7 years+ working in the industry. The business already has a significant pipeline of projects in the sector and intend to extensively grow their team in line with high demand for their expertise in this market.

This is a significant opportunity for my client and forms a significant part of their ambitious business plan. This role offers the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop a significant team within the firm going forward. The role will include leadership and mentoring of a small but growing team, as well as providing additional expertise and resources to the rest of business.

My client enjoys a fantastic reputation as a great firm to work for, you will be part of a highly successful business and work alongside an established team of industry experts


Bristol, South Gloucestershire


*Actively support commercial development plans by developing the client base in the South of England and Wales.
*Project manage and technically lead hydrology and drainage projects that deliver high quality, pragmatic advice and solutions.
*Support their busy Northern office in delivering on existing pipeline of business.
*Use existing and new industry contacts to develop leads and opportunities.
*Successfully translate opportunities into projects through effective client management and proposal writing.
*Lead the growth of the South West office in conjunction with other directors.
*Support the directors in the mentoring and development of junior staff.

Capabilities and Qualifications:

*A postgraduate qualification in Hydrogeology or a related discipline
*Extensive experience in Drainage, SUDS, and an understanding of microdrainage and 3D modelling software.
*7+ years' experience of working in the water industry, either as a consultant or directly for a water company
*Be chartered or close to achieving chartereship
*A strong track record of developing opportunities, winning work within the water industry and managing client relationships across the South of England and Wales.
*Proven project management skills
*Excellent people management skills
*Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

About the role:

As a key member within my client's business and their Reading office. You will work closely with the senior management team and play a key role in their focus of growing this young office
Your principle responsibility will be to develop and grow water hydrogeology capability with a focus on the South East.

You will be working closely with the current team undertaking; staff mentoring; management and development of both existing and new clients;

The role offers significant scope for significant progression to a more senior position within the business

Contact us:

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook ( 07789 901128

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