Principal Flood Risk Consultant

Sorry, this advert is now closed. Click here to view our live vacancies.

Principal Flood Risk Consultant

£40,000 - £47,500



Due to sustained expansion and increased client demand, they are actively seeking a dynamic and skilled Principal Flood Risk Consultant to join their Manchester office, contributing to their ongoing and sustainable growth


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Managing various projects, including winning projects, controlling project finances, coordinating on-site work with the broader team, conducting site inspections, and reporting on progress. Mentoring and Training
  • Proposal Development and creating bids/tenders and fee proposals for both new and existing clients. Client and Regulatory Interaction
  • Researching and developing potential new clients while contributing to the growth of the Flood Risk and Drainage Team. Project Oversight
  • Engaging with clients, architects, contractors, and regulatory/statutory authorities. Participating in client and regulatory meetings. Document Composition
  • Composing and reviewing Flood Risk Assessments and SuDS Assessments. Business Growth
  • Providing guidance and training to junior staff. The company supports self-development, encouraging staff to pursue chartership in their respective fields.


This presents an opportunity to enhance your technical skills and strategic and commercial awareness within a distinctive company. You will contribute to the wider company by supporting their client-side project management consultancy and land remediation contracting sections.



  • Bachelor’s degree with a robust academic background. Possession of an additional advanced degree would be advantageous.
  • Extensive experience in Flood Risk Assessments and SuDS Assessments within a well-established consultancy or industry setting.
  • Demonstrated track record in conducting flood risk assessments aligned with NPPF (and/or TAN 15).
  • Thorough understanding of the operations of the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, and Lead Local Flood Authorities.
  • Current and comprehensive knowledge of planning policies and procedures, with the ability to leverage them for optimal client service and approval attainment.
  • Highly motivated to excel in this specific role.
  • Self-driven team player with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Capacity to work independently while aligning with the requirements of the line manager.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Possession of a full UK driving licence.



  • Hybrid working
  • Multi-office working
  • 24 days’ annual leave
  • Additional leave for work anniversaries
  • Buy or sell holidays
  • Award-winning training and staff development hub
  • Free access to our BUPA Employee Assistance programme.
  • Bike2Work & Electric car scheme



If this opportunity is one of interest and you’d like to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Geotechnical and Environmental consultant, Dan McIntosh, with your most up-to-date CV.