Flood Risk Management Lead

Location Galway
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email: brian.doyle@elitetalenthub.ie
Job ref: 32529
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy with a strong reputation for delivering high-quality engineering solutions.

Our client has an exciting role open for an experienced Flood Risk Management Lead to join their Civil| Design Build| Water team in any of their 5 office locations, in Galway, Sligo, Castlebar, Limerick, and Dublin. The successful candidate will be involved in flood risk management consultancy services on multiple project types within Ireland. You will lead a growing team which will be made up of the Lead (this role) and 3 junior staff members.


The Role:

  • Build and manage a team which provides specialist hydraulics modelling input to projects in Ireland.
  • Drive business development in flood risk management
  • Mentor junior hydrology and hydraulics staff but have technical ownership for a proportion of hydraulic modelling deliverables.
  • Form part of the CDBW Management Team
  • Technical and delivery owner for a significant portion of revenue


Skills required:

Candidates applying for this position must have the following skills:

  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Hydraulics or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, ideally 7 years’ experience.
  • Chartership (with either EI, CIWEM or ICE) or working towards Chartership.
  • High level of competency in 1D/2D modelling using at least one of the following; Flood Modeller, MIKE, HEC RAS, InfoWorks ICM
  • Experience in ArcGIS, Quantum GIS or MapInfo.
  • Use of other digital tools and processes to improve project delivery.



Very attractive benefits package on offer.