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Hydrogeomorphology Consultant

Job description

Senior Hydrogeomorphology consultant

Redhill, Chester, Birmingham Bradford-on-Avon and Swansea (Hybrid)

Our client is recruiting a Hydrogeomorphologist into their growing multi-disciplinary Environmental Services team. Our client is a world-leader in Environmental and Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector.

The role

The position will be varied and duties include:

  • Providing technical support and hydromorphological advice to assist feasibility studies, concept, outline and detailed designs for nature-based solutions as well as flood risk and infrastructure projects. Projects include river restoration, wetland creation, Integrated Constructed Wetlands and Natural Flood Risk Management projects.
  • Undertake hydromorphological surveys including River Condition Assessments, fluvial audits and geomorphological walkover surveys.
  • Production of Water Framework Directive Compliance Assessments to support environmental assessments.
  • Input into Biodiversity Net Gain assessments.
  • Input into Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) water resources and water quality management projects, including data analysis and interpretation.
  • Input to design and coordination of water monitoring programmes in line with best practice.
  • Mentoring more junior staff.


  • An environmental related degree such as geomorphology, hydrology, or catchment management.
  • Graduate member of CIWEM or similar and working towards chartership (for early career roles).
  • Chartered member of CIWEM or similar (for senior and principal roles);
  • An understanding of UK legislation associated with water management.
  • Numerate, with skills and interests in environmental data analysis.
  • Competent in MS Excel, GIS and potentially modelling packages.
  • Wider knowledge in water quality and aquatic ecology to support hydromorphology skills.
  • The ability to manage your own workload and be an integral member of the wider environmental team.

Why this role?

Our Client develops intelligent solutions using their award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since their foundation over 100 years ago. They create new possibilities for humanity through their innovative approach to delivery.

Together with their clients, they are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Their business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let's help build a better world, together. "


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Billy at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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