Flood Economist

Region:
United Kingdom
Vicinity:
London, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber
Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary:
€30,000 to €40,000 per annum
Posted:
29/08/2018
Start Date:
29/08/2018
Recruiter:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:
17999

We are supporting a leading global multidisciplinary consultancy to appoint a consultant level Flood Risk Economist into their Flood and Coastal Risk Management team.

As a consultant or senior consultant you will specialise in flood economic analysis, working alongside the Lead Flood Risk Economist to support the economic assessment of flood defence and mitigation schemes. Although ideally this position will be based from the north (Leeds, Manchester or Sheffield) there is also scope for someone to join the London team.

What will you do?

As part of your brief, you will have the opportunity to;

* Work closely with the existing flood risk team of hydraulic modellers, civil engineers and flood risk specialists
* Undertake Socio economic analysis and Cost benefit analysis
* Provide input to bids
* Undertake optioneering
* Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues
* Knowledge share

What experience do you need?

* Degree qualitied
* Experience of working with the Environment Agency, developers or Local Authorities
* Good GIS skills
* Technical skill in economics (including associated software packages)
* Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
* Experience of technical reviewing colleagues work.
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This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated economist looking to join a large and well established national team.

Closing Date:
10/10/2018

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