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Jacobs Senior Flood Risk Consultant in Bristol, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Flood Risk Consultant to to join our Water Catchment Management team in the South West. Our team works across a range of clients and geographies across the full project lifecycle from feasibility studies through appraisal and optioneering to detailed design and site support, providing a wide range of opportunities to develop your experience and advance your career.

Your role will be to lead the technical delivery of appraisal projects for flood risk management schemes with support and guidance from industry experts in this field. Working with others, you will help to supervise, coordinate and support junior staff to deliver high quality work to programme and budget. You will use your experience and knowledge to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions and take ownership of client relationships to contribute to business development.

Your role will include:

  • Applying your technical knowledge in the appraisal of flood risk management solutions, including the production of client-facing technical deliverables

  • Working with colleagues to proactively lead diverse and multi-disciplinary teams to take an integrated approach to identifying and developing sustainable flood risk management schemes

  • Fostering and maintaining strong client relationships

  • Contributing to an engaged and supportive team environment with active involvement in the professional development of yourself and others

  • Working to meet health & safety and overall project quality objectives

  • Supporting development of pricing and technical methodology for new commissions

  • Contributing your own innovative ideas, helping us to deliver better solutions to our clients

A career with Jacobs will give you the opportunity to make a positive impact and bring value to our communities and society as a whole. We understand that pursuing a new role is a big move so why not register your interest to find out more about what this opportunity can offer you?

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • We are looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will need:

  • An undergraduate degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography or a related discipline

  • To be chartered or approaching chartership with ICE or CIWEM

  • Experience of delivering appraisal projects, including the production of business case documents and associated deliverables

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, planning policy, guidance and design standards relating to flood risk management schemes

  • Experience of coordinating technical teams and reviewing work

  • Ability to scope, budget and programme projects and tasks

  • Strong client-facing skills

  • A pro-active approach to health, safety, wellbeing and protecting the environment

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.