Salary: £50,000 to £60,000, depending on experience
Our client is a well-established and respected consultancy providing specialist regulatory support to organisations within agrochemicals, biocides, veterinary and human pharmaceuticals, food additives, and general chemicals.
The business is intent on growing their specialist team which provides support to companies seeking to establish safe use of chemical substances with respect to the environment and human health. They are looking for a numerate Environmental Modeller, who is capable of providing high level smart-consultancy in environmental safety aspects associated with environmental risk assessment and monitoring.
- Lead/Provide spatial data, modelling and statistical support for the definition and delivery of higher tier environmental risk assessments.
- Carrying out regulatory computer simulation modelling including model parameterisation and evaluation/validation of model outputs.
- Contributing to the sales process and the development of client relationships. Representing the business externally to a range of corporate and government clients, at all times maintaining and building Company reputation and relationship with clients.
- Writing high quality summary reports, conducting literature reviews and web-searches.
- Contributing to the risk assessment problem solving team, providing innovative solutions to regulatory problems.
- More senior salary scales may involve the management/mentoring of staff alongside other duties.
- Hold at least a graduate degree (or equivalent) in a numerate scientific discipline, ideally with an environmental, hydrological or agricultural sciences angle. For the more senior salary scales, candidates have extensive work experience in a relevant research or commercial environment, with evidence of having led/managed projects and a familiarity with/experience of tendering and proposal writing.
- Have excellent numeracy and data analysis skills, and an awareness of UK/European spatial and environmental datasets.
- Have experience of coding models and/or coding for model implementation, using frameworks such as R and .NET. Computer programming is an essential skill.
- Have experience of using statistical, database and GIS tools in the modelling process, ideally for the implementation of spatially distributed landscape or catchment-based models. Use of ArcGIS and associated extensions would be an advantage.
- Have the capability to handle, organise and analyse large, complex environmental datasets.
- Write clear and accurate documents for submission to clients and regulatory authorities, ensuring that deadlines are met and delivery is within the time allowed.
- Valid UK driving licence.
- A 'can do' attitude with flexibility and willingness to take on a wide range of challenges.
- Flexibility - as there will be a need for travel within the UK, Europe and further afield.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an environmental scientist who can develop and grow in a dynamic, commercial organisation that prides itself on delivering novel solutions.
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