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Jacobs Senior Hydrologist in Manchester, United Kingdom

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Your Impact:

About the opportunity:

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Senior Hydrologist to join our Manchester team. You will play a key role within a multi-disciplinary team that is operating nationally for clients such as the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and for the utilities sector as well as internationally.

The successful individual will have a proven track record and be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of hydrological analysis and modelling across a range of applications. They will also have the necessary skills to mentor and develop more junior staff, be able to manage their own time and that of others, to play a key role in project delivery and, ideally, have a drive for technical excellence and promoting innovation.

You will support a variety of studies across the water management sector, including flood risk management, reservoir engineering, low flow and water resource studies and environmental impact assessments for major infrastructure projects in the UK and potentially overseas.

About you

Well established within your career you are comfortable with a variety of roles. With well-developed knowledge of Hydrology, you have applied this in supervising, coordinating and supporting of junior staff. You are proactive and use your initiative to drive projects and are happy to take ownership of technical delivery, client relationships and to contribute to business development and project management. Enthusiastic about planning and delivering innovative schemes to manage flooding you wish to work on increasingly complex projects and build your skills in project management, business development and leadership.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in Hydrology, Environmental Science, Geography, Engineering or a related discipline

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent literacy, communication, analytical and numeracy skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Chartered or approaching chartership with ICE or CIWEM

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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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.

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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.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.