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Flood Risk Consultant

Blueprint Recruitment Solutions




Posted: 13/02/2024

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Calling all experienced Flood Risk Consultants!

Here at Blueprint Recruitment, we are working with a leading Data-Analytics and Services Consultancy, who have an exciting new opportunity for a motivated Flood Risk Consultant to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will play a key role in assessing and managing flood risks for various projects, providing expertise in flood risk management, and working with clients and regulatory authorities. Our client is expertise in multiple sectors, including, Legal, Healthcare, Technology, Hospitality and Education.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct detailed flood risk assessments for development projects, considering current and future climate scenarios
Evaluate potential flood impacts on infrastructure, communities, and the environment- Utilise hydraulic modeling software to simulate river and surface water flooding

Analyse floodplain dynamics and identify flood extents
Ensure compliance with local and national flood risk regulations and guidelines
Liaise with regulatory authorities to obtain necessary permits and approvals
Collaborate with clients to understand project requirements and present findings
Provide expert advice on flood risk mitigation strategies
Prepare clear and concise flood risk assessment reports
Communicate complex technical information to a diverse audience
Manage multiple flood risk assessment projects concurrently
Develop project plans, budgets, and timelinesKey Requirements:

Extensive experience working as a flood risk consultant- A degree in a hydrology, physical geography or a flood risk related discipline

Proven experience as a Flood Risk Consultant, with a focus on flood risk assessments
Experience supporting a wider team in assessing all sources of flooding,
ready to embrace complex problems.
Sound understanding of hydrology estimation (e.g. FEH)
Experience with modelling packages, including, Flood Modeller, TuFLOW, Microdrainage or similar.
Experience producing Flood Risk assessments and surface water drainage strategies
Ability to use software such as GIS, AutoCAD or Site3D.
Sound understanding and interpretation of flood risk policy and legislation
Excellent communication skills with a positive working attitudeBenefits:

Company pension
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Private medical insurance
Health cash plan

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