Environmental Manager R&D

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Playing a key management role with this innovative environmental information company, delivering specialist advice on groundwater, flood risk, drainage and contaminated land. They have an excellent track record supporting property professionals, developers, insurance companies and asset managers and you.

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The Environmental Manager R&D job itself where you will manage the R&D team and contribute to our product development program is on offer with this innovative data & analytics company. This key role will report to the Managing Director and contribute to our already successful portfolio of products and new releases. You will manage a talented team of Earth Scientists, Mathematicians, GIS programmers and Engineers to support success in the modelling of environmental processes to create forecasts & spatial data sets to analyse environmental risk. Products include environmental data used to support the majority of UK property transactions and by the national Flood Forecast Centre & Water Companies.

More specifically:

  • Lead and motivate 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 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.

Location: This key role is based from HQ in Shrewsbury Shropshire and with some flexible working or working from home negotiable. #WFH

You will have

As Environmental Manager R&D, you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • 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 in project management and monitoring delivery to achieve results.
  • An 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 is beneficial.
  • Experience in 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.

You will get

As Environmental Manager R&D you will enjoy a competitive salary: £50K-£55K + Package

You can apply

To Environmental Manager R&D by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk


2 December 2021
England, Shrewsbury
£50K - £55K + Package

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