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RPS is looking for a Principal Hydrogeologist to join our Environmental Compliance and Ground Engineering Team. We’re RPS and our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. Our flat structure creates greater collaboration and speed of communication and working with some of the brightest minds in the industry, we’ll need your input.

What You’ll Be Doing

You will be r esponsible for the management of the Water Science (Hydrogeology/ Hydrochemistry) of the SW Environment Team. Acting as a Project Manager, contributing towards the success of the office through the effective and efficient delivery of projects, development of key client relationships and the securing of new business.
• Key responsibilities

Plan, review and manage own projects ensuring client requirements and deadlines are met in accordance with the QA system
• Take accountability for own projects, monitoring both performance and finances
• Quality control the output... of projects in accordance with the approved QA system including preparing project plans and fee agreements
• Ensure quality advice is provided and work meets the required standard
• Contributing to the development of the SW Environment Team business including work winning and marketing
• Provide weekly/monthly reports as requested by Technical Director
• Support client management in conjunction with Directors
• Responsible for signing timesheets / holidays of staff responsible for
• Responsible for interfacing with other section heads and Directors to ensure appropriate use and deployment of staff and resources to meet the team's operational and project needs
• Undertake appraisals and development of direct staff reportees
• Supervise and support junior members of staff where relevant

Who We Are Looking For
• L e adership skills and ability to manage a team
• Strong report writing skills
• Good communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
• Ability to support / supervise junior members of the team
• Good financial and project management skills
• Ability to build and maintain working relationships both internally and externally
• Ability to identify opportunities for securing new business / clients
• Responsible for contributing towards own professional development
• Good technical knowledge in area of expertise

What’s in it for you?

A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working.

A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.

What happens next?

The Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch to let you know the outcome of your application.If your application is progressed, you’ll have a conversation with one of our recruiters and then there’ll be a two-stage interview process with the Team.All applications will be considered.

We’re RPS, A Tetra Tech Company

Representing an exciting new chapter in our business, on 24 January 2023 RPS became a Tetra Tech company. With 28,000 employees in more than 550 offices in more than 120 countries on seven continents, Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. As a Tetra Tech company, RPS is proud to offer our people market-leading development and project opportunities, helping to solve some of the world’s most complex problems.

We know we develop better solutions together. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. For us to live our purpose of creating shared value and to deliver on our promise to ‘make complex easy’ – for us and for our clients, we continue to build a culture where different working styles and experiences can thrive to achieve exceptional results.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with Inclusive Employers. We’re also proud to support reservists and their families, having signed the Armed Forces Covenant. An inclusive culture enables our people to do things differently, working in ways to suit them while delivering their best for RPS. That’s why we’ve created working groups as true inclusion is a journey that involves learning, collaboration, and engagement.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments during the interview process, we can then make reasonable changes to support you in performing to the best of your ability.

Recruitment Agencies We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information
Birmingham United Kingdom


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