Principal Consultant Water Resources, multiple Locations

United Kingdom
Wales, West Midlands, South East
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Hydrogeologist, Hydrologist, Project Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
€45,000 to €55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
+ Bonus and benefits
Start Date:
JSM Associates
Job Ref:

Rare and unique opportunity for an ambitious Water Resources specialist to join an awarded winning independent consultancy.
This is an exciting time to join the business as my client is undergoing significant a period of significant growth.
If you are looking for fresh challenge where you can really take a significant step up in your career, then this should be of interest

This opportunity would suit someone with a minimum of 10 years proven industry experience who is both technically and commercially focussed. You could be at Senior grade and looking for the next step up

Shrewsbury, Reading or Cardiff

• Project manage/direct and technically lead water resources projects that deliver high quality, pragmatic advice and solutions to the water industry (notably supporting water companies in the delivery of their National Environment Programme).
• Actively support commercial development plans by developing and growing my clients water industry client base across the UK.
• Use existing and new industry contacts to develop leads and opportunities. Successfully translate opportunities into projects through effective client management and proposal writing.
• Support the Water Group Director in managing team resources and commercial aspects of the team.
• Mentor and develop junior staff

Capabilities and Qualifications:
• A postgraduate qualification in Hydrogeology or a related environmental scientific discipline (including hydrology, hydroecology and environmental science)
• 10+ years’ experience in of working in the water industry, either as a consultant or directly for a water company
• Sound understanding of the Water Framework Directive, and ideally have experience in undertaking WFD assessments both within and external to the water industry.
• Chartered status (or near to achieving)
• A strong track record of developing opportunities, winning work and managing client relationships, preferably in the UK water industry
• Proven project management skills
• Excellent people management skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Full driving licence
• Ability and willingness to routinely travel between various offices

What this opportunity offers you

This is a lead role within a highly regarded independent consultancy, working within an established team with a busy work load of exciting projects
You will play a pivotal role for my client managing and developing the team and developing it further
In return, you will be able grow and develop a significant position within the firm going forward. The role will include technical leadership, project management, team leading and client development.

My client offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. They provide a highly rewarding career with significant scope for progression and training

They have a fun and relaxed work culture ensuring a good work life balance

Highly recommended for an exploratory chat.

Contact us:
If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Jeremy Money (, however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.
This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.
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