Coastal Modelling Senior Consultant

About ABPmer
We are a leading marine consultancy with a strong track record in the UK and overseas, undertaking a wide range of estuary, coastal and offshore studies. We are known for our specialist knowledge of the marine environment, technical ability and emphasis on service excellence.

About the roles
We are looking to develop and expand our team of modellers at our waterside offices in Southampton and have openings for enthusiastic candidates holding an interest in marine science.

Duties will include:

  • The construction, operation and analysis of numerical models (primarily Delft3D and DHI Mike Suite);
  • Production of technical reports;
  • Development of analytical tools to support the continual technical development of our modelling and metocean services;
  • Project Management and client liaison; and
  • Assisting with the preparation of project proposals and other marketing activities.

The successful candidate will have as a minimum a degree in Oceanography or other marine related science subject, be highly numerate, have strong analytical skills and be able to interpret their work for various clients. Technical skills and expertise in at least one area of waves, tides or sediment dynamics is expected. Additionally, candidates with MATLAB (or similar) experience, in addition to the competent use of Word and Excel, are particularly welcome.

Candidates will have demonstrated commercial experience of applying their modelling skills, ideally together with additional specialist areas of interest, for example sedimentation, thermal plume modelling, water quality modelling, oil spill modelling, coastal defence, overtopping, etc.

Employment package
With our wide portfolio, ABPmer offers incredible opportunities to learn and develop your skills; you will be working on industry-leading projects, tutored by technical specialists and using the latest technical tools. ABPmer has both personal and continuous professional development programmes as well as encouraging affiliation and chartership with professional bodies.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience is available. As part of Associated British Ports, you will benefit from a wealth of comprehensive benefits including personal pension and private medical insurance for you and your family. There are also numerous employee benefit schemes including employee assistance, childcare vouchers, Cycle2Work, employee discounts, and Give as You Earn.

How to apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to Gordon Osborn at by 1 September 2019.


Linda Boxall

Office Manager

+44 (0)23 8071 1845


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