Wood is currently recruiting a Principal Climate Resilience Consultant to be based in our Munich office. We are seeking to expand our international environmental policy, economics and sustainability teams by appointing a Principal Consultant specialising in climate resilience, climate risk assessment and adaptation. Also, we are intending to grow our regional footprint in Southern Germany and Austria and therefore we combine this role with the leadership role of the office manager for Munich with a strong focus on Business Development activities.
Our European team is at the forefront of providing policy, technical, sustainability and economic advice on the development and implementation of environmental policy and climate change. As well as climate resilience, the team focuses on air quality, chemicals, water policy, infrastructure and sustainable development. We work with the European Commission, UK and other European government departments, international agencies, trade associations, multi-national companies and corporations across Europe and beyond.
Our projects directly help to influence the development, implementation and improvement of environmental and climate policy, and climate resilience addressing some of the most challenging global issues.
Examples of recent projects around the world include: Urban Design, Master Planning and Implementation; Strategic Flood Risk Assessments; Seismic Resilience, Structural Assessment and Retrofits; Water Resources Management; Historic Rehabilitation and Storm Surge Mitigation; Assessment of Climate and Energy Reporting Requirements; Local Hazard Mitigation Plans; Resilient Infrastructure Planning; Climate Adaptation Advisory Services for Investment, Insurance and Banking; and Climate Resilience Strategy Development.
We are seeking someone who is inspired to contribute toward business development and client-facing activities, is keen to lead and develop a local team, is strong in managing individual projects and writing winning proposals.
Leading a local team and contribute to international, multi-disciplinary teams, you will be responsible for the growth and the development of Wood's Munich office.
The ideal candidate will be qualified to a Master’s degree level or above in a climate-related discipline; environmental policy, climate science, engineering, law, environmental economics, social sciences, geography or a closely related subject. We would typically expect 8 to 10 years’ of relevant experience within consultancy, government, research or industry.
You will have experience in leading teams and are used to handle successfully the operational duties of the day to day business within an engineering and consultancy office.
You will have competence and experience in the majority of the following areas:
You will also have competence and experience in the following areas
You should have the ability to interact with clients and policy makers at national and/or international level and to write reports in English to a professional standard.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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