Stantec Senior / Principal Hydrogeomorphologist in Flexible, United Kingdom


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Stantec is an International Project Management, Engineering and Environmental Management consultancy with over 21,000 staff world-wide. We have been particularly successful during AMP6 to AMP7 procurement by the UK’s water companies. As an outcome from this, our expanding Water Resources related work means that we are actively recruiting to support our growing team specialising in this area.

We are seeking engaged, proactive, energetic and innovative staff to design, win and deliver our solution-oriented services to our existing and new clients. The role will be based in our High Wycombe, Redditch or Warrington offices. This is a permanent role.

As a Senior / Principal Hydrogeomorphologist you are likely to have a MSc/PhD with significant hydrogeomorphology, river hydraulics and hydrology experience. You will ideally be chartered with a suitable institution. You should be able to demonstrate significant capability in technical leadership and delivery in complex water and environmental projects, specifically in one or more of the following areas:

• River and sediment hydraulic modelling.

• Asset decommissioning and river restoration projects.

• Habitats Directive and Water Framework Directive assessments.

• Restoring Sustainable Abstraction Programme, including hydro-ecological and low flow studies.

• Catchment based approaches to sustainable water and sediment management.

• Experience in providing technical advice and support to a wide range of environmental and engineering projects would also be an advantage.


Senior / Principal Hydrogeomorphologist


Candidates also need to demonstrate experience of working and in leading multi-disciplinary teams and in providing technical input to environmental assessments. Experience of working in Consultancy, Environment Agency, SEPA or Water Companies would be considered an advantage. The position is primarily in support of our UK Water Company clients, to grow our service offering in this sector. We are also seeking to grow our international projects portfolio in this discipline.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills in factual and interpretative reporting, data management and analysis and presentation. The individual will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to produce high quality oral and written communications. Good time management and presentation skills and a flexible attitude are also essential to work within our busy and dynamic team. As a Senior / Principal Consultant you will be familiar with the regulatory, business and policy environment in which our clients operate, and have the capacity to develop and maintain long-term relationships with our clients.

We are also seeking individuals with an interest in engaging more widely with the UK river and environmental management community through representation on professional body committees such as CIWEM and BSG as well as UK universities with a strong rivers / hydrogeomorphology / environmental academic profile.

This position offers the potential for experience in a wide range of business sectors and the potential for strong career growth for enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates in a strategic growth area for Stantec.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Category:

Engineering Other, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Science, Environmental Services, Geological Engineer, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrogeology

About Stantec:

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building with community in mind .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities.

Location (Hold Ctrl key to select more than one Location):

UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe, UK-Cheshire-Warrington, UK-Flexible, UK-Worchestershire-Reddich


United Kingdom


Buckinghamshire, Cheshire, Flexible, West Midlands