Techncial Director

Posted 28 April 2023
Salary £50k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameChas Earl

Job description

Role: Technical Director  
Location: South Wales (remote)   
Salary: up to £50,000 - £60,000 p/a plus package
My client, who provides hydrology, water resources and peat management EIA chapters for a diverse range of nationally significant renewable energy infrastructure projects, including onshore wind and solar, and transport infrastructure projects, is looking for a Technical Director to lead business development and manage environmental impact assessments.The position is a remote role with occasional office visits in South Wales.
This would be ideal for experienced candidates that enjoy technically leading and managing environmental water and peat management assessments and are now looking to step their career up a level.
This is a key technical and business development role within a small and successful SME, working closely with the company Directors to grow the business.
Successful performance in this role would lead to enhanced discretionary bonus and a position as a company Director.
The successful candidate will ideally be chartered with CIWEM, IEMA or ICE.
Undertake the Project Executive role for the management of water environmental assessments for large infrastructure projects including wind farms, solar farms, hydropower, transport infrastructure and development sites. In this role you will support the Project Manager and be responsible for technical oversight and guidance, review of outputs, implementation of quality, health and safety and contractual processes.
Typical outputs current work include:
·Hydrology, hydrogeology and geology EIA chapters,
·Private water supply risk assessments,
·Groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystem assessments,
·Surface water management plans,
·Pollution prevention and incident plans,
·Water quality modelling,
·Peat surveys,
·Peat management plans,
·Peat landslide risk assessments,
·Carbon balance assessments,
·Water Framework Directive assessments,
·Geomorphological assessments,
·Associated fieldwork and data collection.
·Peat management
·Water quality,
·Aquatic ecology,
·Contaminated land,
·Rver restoration.
·Ideally, you will have particular expertise in the assessment of the impacts of development on hydrological features, peatland habitats and geomorphology.
Develop the technical capability of staff in at least one of the following technical areas according to your experience:
·Mentor junior staff towards chartership with CIWEM, IEMA or ICE.
·Undertake line management responsibility for staff, including undertaking annual reviews and setting of personal development and performance objectives.
·Create a good working rapport with other team members, communicating effectively internally and externally to achieve the best possible outcomes.
·Represent the company convincingly and with technical authority at a senior level.
·Be fully conversant with the regulatory framework that underpins your work and influence the implementation of the regulatory framework in your area.
·Identify, agree and implement recruitment requirements with the Head of Consultancy.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
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