October 2012
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From Daniel Rodger <>
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Date Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:40:50 +0100

To Met Jobs,

Can the following position be posted on the met jobs mailing list. 




JBA Consulting ( are currently seeking an experienced scientist or engineer to join our Coastal Risk Management team based in our Skipton office, North Yorkshire, UK.  This is a senior position and applicants must have proven experience in coastal modelling or engineering.  The successful candidate for this post will be expected to perform as a technical specialist and a project/resource manager.  The candidate will also be responsible for preparing project reports of a very high standard, presenting work to clients, and mentoring and reviewing the work of junior staff.   A UK work permit is required for any foreign applicants.  The successful candidate will be based in our Skipton office, North Yorkshire (UK).

Qualifications and Experience
- Applicants are expected to have an MSc or PhD in Oceanography, Civil or Offshore Engineering or another relevant Geo-science.  Chartered status (CIWEM, ICE) is desirable and an established UK work permit is required for any foreign applicants.
- Applicants should have a strong and broad technical background with at least five years’ experience in a relevant position.  Although not essential, some UK consultancy experience is preferable.

Expertise with respect to some or all of the following is required:
- Coastal geomorphology (coastal erosion analysis, erosion management, beach management);
- Numerical modelling (e.g., sediment transport modelling, flood inundation, wave transformation, wave overtopping, water quality);
- Extreme sea level and wave analysis;
- Flood forecasting;
- Climate change;
- Coastal flood defence design and engineering;
- Development of Shoreline Management Plans;
- Wave and tidal-stream energy technology.

Of particular importance for this position is experience with respect to the analysis and numerical modelling of sediment transport processes.  JBA Consulting is a heavily client focused organisation. Excellent communication skills are therefore essential to this role. Self motivation and a high degree of organisation are also essential.

To apply or to discuss the post informally, please send your full CV with a covering letter explaining your interest in this vacancy, highlighting relevant experience to Daniel Rodger at by 26th October.

Note:  No unsolicited CVs from Agencies please. All Agencies should note that if JBA receives an application via other means - even if it comes after your first contact with us, there will be no contractual entitlement to an introduction fee or other fees.  In sending us any applications you are deemed to have agreed to these terms.



Daniel Rodger

Senior Engineer | Coastal Risk Management




South Barn
Broughton Hall
North Yorkshire
BD23 3AE
T: +441756799919 F: 0845 8627772 

The JBA Family


This email is covered by JBA Consulting's email disclaimer  JBA Consulting is the trading name of Jeremy Benn Associates Limited, registered in England, company number 03246693, South Barn, Broughton Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AE.






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