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Job Title: Senior Hydrologist Salary: Competitive and Rewarding + Benefits Hours: Standard Business Reports to: Principal Hydrologist Location: Flexible across the UK
Deadline for applications: 1st August 2022
Our people are the difference!
Who they are, what they do and how they do it is why we’re the award-winning, industry-leading, thriving boldly global environmental consultancy we are today. We’re APEM Ltd and we’re expanding.
As a people-first business we’re accountable for our aspirations, actions, and what we get because of them. We believe inspiration and insight come from everywhere, so no matter history or choices in life, we will empower you to be your best, so we can be our best, together.
If you’re driven, ready to guide governments, shape private client projects across the planet and improve the natural world, then we want the whole you.
The WOW factor
When home became work, we learned that flexibility, understanding and balance allowed us all to move forward and grow together.
So no matter where you’re based, the hours you keep, or the toddlers you have to entertain, we’re committed to our ways of working (WOW) with each other so we can continue to be our best.
About the role
APEM’s hydromorphology team continues to expand and is currently undertaking exciting projects in hydrology, hydrometry, water resources management, habitat modelling, wetland management, river restoration and Catchment Abstraction Management Strategies.
We are now seeking a high-calibre and commercially minded hydrologist at Senior Consultant grade to support our expansion. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to make their mark as part of a growing team. Applications from those with specialist knowledge of using hydrology for environmental assessment and improvement projects would be particularly welcome.
We anticipate candidates will have a range of modelling, data analysis, report writing and project management skills. You will have a MSc or PhD in a relevant discipline (hydrology, water resources modelling, environmental science, catchment management) or the equivalent professional experience. Excellent numerical, verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is as the ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines. Catchment modelling, the ability to analyse geospatial data in GIS or in R would be highly advantageous.
Essential experience/ skills:
MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. geomorphology, hydrology, environmental science, catchment management) plus at least two years’ relevant experience in a consultancy, regulatory or third sector environment; Or a PhD in a relevant discipline.
Experience in hydrological analyses for water resources and environmental applications.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Desirable experience/ skills:
Experience in hydrological analyses/ catchment modelling for water resources and environmental applications.
Able to view and analyse geospatial data in GIS/ R.
You will value variety and respond positively to new challenges. You will have the drive to support the expansion of our hydromorphology portfolio and the technical authority to represent it externally. You will have the ability to deliver independently and as part of project teams drawn from our regional offices, and to communicate effectively with clients. Therefore, a sense of pride in, and responsibility for, your work are paramount.
Whether you are an applicant with academic, regulatory, consultancy or third sector experience you will need to demonstrate your ability to apply your skills in a commercial consultancy context through experience of managing projects and dealing with people effectively and professionally.
You will be primarily office/home-based, although site visits, client meetings and fieldwork are likely to be required. These may include overnight stays; therefore, a full driving licence and personal flexibility is essential.
We recognise that everyone’s story is different.
The opportunities, experiences and challenges faced in life shape who we are today and we understand that these are the things that make us individual and unique. Embracing our differences means we’re able to approach what we do from every dimension. Inspiration and insight can come from anywhere, and no matter your history or choices in life, we empower our people to be their best, so we can be our best, together.