A new role is available for an experienced Drainage Engineer to work with and support the Flood Risk Manager to develop business relationships with external developers / project managers and clients relating to new development drainage infrastructure. You will provide a full consultancy service, including advice, preliminary and full design to enable clients to submit planning applications. Some of your responsibilities will include but not be limited to; developing new business for the business through provision of a drainage consultancy service; manage and be responsible for the development and maintenance of client relationship; design new development infrastructure in line with established design parameters including drawings, specifications and contract documentation to ensure the delivery of high quality consultancy services on time and to fee targets; carry out engineering appraisals of schemes; identify project needs and prioritise work streams, working with technical approval processes to produce outcomes for clients; set and monitor project fee targets, cost control and report on a regular basis to the Flood Risk Manager; develop business cases at client’s request in relation to drainage schemes; carry out and provide Drainage Studies and Flood Risk Assessments at the clients request; ensure that best practice is applied to scheme development and ensure that the consultancy is kept up to date with all relevant laws, codes and guidance relating to new development; propose solutions, prepare designs and agree modifications to existing infrastructure where needed; work with and coordinate with other project teams in the delivery of projects where necessary; prepare fee proposals and oversee projects to ensure that fee targets are met and payments are received to meet contractual obligations; assist colleagues and to deputise for the Flood Risk Manager when necessary, by undertaking specific project work, attending meetings and participating in project working groups, including responding, both verbally and written, to queries from clients, regulators, contractors and statutory bodies; act as Construction (Design and Management) Regulations Designer and ensure all clients, subgroup designers and contractors are complying with the regulations and Health and Safety standards; prepare and present technical, financial and operational reports to management meetings and client meeting; undertake investigations relating to staff disciplinary issues. This will involve working closely with HR officers, conducting investigations, preparing reports and representing the section at disciplinary hearings. In order to be considered for this role you must have; detailed knowledge of new Highway developments particularly drainage infrastructure, flood risk and flood risk management; detailed knowledge of legislation and technical standards for new development works; detailed knowledge of fee development and financial management; knowledge of quality standards and Health and Safety practices, particularly CDM Regulations; detailed knowledge of the design and detailing of highways, drainage infrastructure and structures schemes and also preparation and letting of contracts and construction supervision; knowledge of preparation of Flood Risk Assessments and Business cases; good level of ICT skills including the use of Microsoft Project, Excel, CAD, GIS/MapInfo, Hydraulic design and watercourse modelling; BEng in Civil Engineering or equivalent; Member of Institute of Civil Engineers or equivalent professional qualification and development.