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Environmental R&D Manager


Job Description:

My well-established Environmental client are seeking an Environmental R&D Manager based at their head office in Shrewsbury.


My client provides a broad range of environmental reports to support sustainable development together with a range of data products in areas of groundwater flood risk and sustainable drainage systems.




An exciting opportunity to manage the R&D team and contribute to the product development program on offer at an innovative environmental information company. This key role will report to the Managing Director and contribute to the already successful portfolio of products and new releases.


They are looking for talented Earth Scientists, Mathematicians, GIS programmers and Engineers to support our success in the modelling of environmental processes to create forecasts & spatial data sets to analyse environmental risk. Their products include environmental data used to support the majority of UK property transactions and by the national Flood Forecast Centre & Water Companies.




The main task is to lead and motivate our team of Environmental and GIS modellers to design and complete new products in tight timescales

Project management of R&D projects to deliver our product development road map

Run daily team meetings, prioritise tasks and assign resources

Support innovation and product development including the modelling of new environmental data sets and services

Manage our Environmental data sets and licensing requirements

Development and delivery of the flood modelling and forecasting service

Undertake data analyses in GRASS, QGIS and ESRI ArcGIS based applications

Development of model algorithms and coding to simulate physical processes

Production of technical interpretative reports on environmental risk

Support commercial development plans and liaise with our key accounts

Provide strategic input to business planning, product development ideas and schedule

Prepare monthly progress reports and attend operations meetings




An appropriate earth science, geography, maths or engineering based degree

Ideally a postgraduate qualification in Hydrology, Hydrogeology or GIS

Previous experience (5-10 years) industry experience including GIS, modelling environmental processes and product development

At least 3 years’ experience of motivating and managing teams to meet objectives

Experience of project management and monitoring delivery to achieve results

Innovative approach to problem solving and use of GIS systems

Experience of programming to analyse spatial data – knowledge of python beneficial

An advanced understanding of hydrology and hydrogeology beneficial

Experience of literature review and research

Strong communicator with good presentation skills

Must be able to lead the team and work in our Shrewsbury office on a daily basis


On Offer:


Salary dependant on experience

If you believe you have the aforementioned skills and experience, please ring Harry on 07951 950290 or apply with your CV to prompt a call back

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Other
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

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