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Locations: High Wycombe or Brirmingham
A role for a Principal Hydrogeologist is available within an International Environmental Management, Project Management and Engineering consultancy with over 7,000 staff world-wide. The expanding workload in groundwater resources and contaminated land related work means that the company is actively recruiting to support the growing team specialising in these areas. An innovative individual is sought who can deliver the solution-oriented services to existing and new clients.
The role will require you to lead and manage the hydrogeological and environmental aspects of existing projects on behalf of water supply, contaminated land, environmental, mining and regulatory clients. As a Principal Hydrogeologist you will be expected to develop good relationships with clients, to win new business and to take responsibility for project delivery. The team contains experts in a number of innovative hydrogeological areas and this position not only provides the opportunity develop experience in a wide range of hydrogeological projects, but also to gain new skills and hydrogeological knowledge on exceptional projects. As such this position offers the potential for strong career growth for enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates.
Candidates will have a Hydrogeology MSc with significant post graduate experience or a relevant PhD with post graduate experience of hydrogeology and groundwater resources. You will also be a Chartered Geologist or have an equivalent alternative international accreditation (e.g. EurGeol). Candidates need to demonstrate experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and leading and managing hydrogeological & environmental assessments. Experience of working in Consultancy, or Regulatory Agencies, or Water and Mining Companies would be considered an advantage. The position is primarily in support of UK clients but support of our international projects will be required from time to time. The role may include significant time in client offices or undertaking field investigations, but will primarily be based in the South East or the Midlands.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an ability to produce high quality oral and written communications. Good time management and presentation skills and a flexible attitude are also essential to work within our busy and dynamic team. As a Principal Consultant you will be familiar with the regulatory, business and policy environment in which our clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long term relationships with clients. You will also have experience of technical management of projects and teams, and an interest in developing the skills of less senior staff colleagues.
This is an employee owned company that offers highly attractive employment packages and a strong ethos of staff training and development.
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