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  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

Principal Flood Risk Management Specialist - ( BI 0005CT )


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction and program - management Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the countrys most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility

Thats because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company

Ranked No 1 by Fortunes 2019 Worlds Most Admired Companies

Source - http//fortunecom/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filteredindustry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

Our Environment, Maritime and Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking to appoint a Principal Flood Risk Management Specialist in our Edinburgh office The successful individuals will support a range of projects for clients in major public and private sector organisations and will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities

You will be leading projects for local authorities, water companies and major infrastructure developers and you will also work with other disciplines within the group to deliver projects for major infrastructure clients

Appraisal of flood risk costs and benefits

Project management and/or technical leadership, including oversight of hydrological, hydraulic and environmental inputs, on a variety of flood risk management projects such as

- Surface Water Management Plans

- Flood Risk Management Strategies

- Business Case Reports

- Flood Risk Assessments

Development of options to manage flood risk, including resistance and resilience measures

Technical and business case reporting

Liaising with clients, hydraulic modellers, project managers and other design team members

Client liaison, including giving high quality planning advice for major infrastructure projects, eg rail, road, utilities schemes

Quality Assurance on project deliverables

Line management of Flood Risk Management Specialists and technical development of more junior colleagues in the team

Identify and pursue new business opportunities and support sales opportunities across the wider business



Demonstrable knowledge in preparing cost benefit analyses and business cases for flood risk management schemes

High quality degree relevant to the water environment

Chartered through a relevant Professional Institution

Proven ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary teams in the development of solutions


Post Graduate qualification in a related subject

Project Management qualification (eg APM or PRINCE2)

Knowledge of hydraulic modelling packages used for mitigation option appraisal

Preparation of Project Appraisal Reports to Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) guidance processes PAR and 5CBM

Understanding of Flood Estimation Handbook Techniques

GIS skills

Demonstrable knowledge of the planning system relating to flood risk management

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours contracts

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; wwwjacobscom

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Apr 2020

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