Water Framework Directive Lead

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Job Description

What you’ll be doing

  • Co-ordinate with DJV discipline leads the development of the Basis of Design (Stage 2 DD) in Water Framework Directives
  • Organise and attend with DJV WFD leads key-meetings, workshops with HS2 technical leads, Environmental Agency, Water companies, Local Authorities to facilitate consent pre-engagement and get the approval of BBV design;
  • Review and assure all deliverables related to the Water Framework Directives disciplines in liaison with Sub-lots Environmental Design Engineers;
  • Provide technical expertise/ support for Environmental & Design team in Water Framework Directive matters
  • Provide technical leadership on Water Framework Directive matters.
  • Design and deliver specific workstreams in the WFD aspects of the N1&N2 programme to ensure statutory and other requirements are met fully and within agreed timeframes.
  • Contribute strongly to ensuring BBV complies with relevant legislation and accords to best practice.
  • Develop good working relationships and negotiate with the Environment Agency, Lead local Flood Authorities and other relevant stakeholders to cost balance mitigation measures for the impacts of N1&N2 scheme.
  • Prepare and review DJV deliverables to ensure the N1&N2 programme designs in and mitigates its impact on receptors specifically with regard to the WFD.
  • Interface and liaise with the Environment Agency to provide rapid feedback, information exchange, discussion of ongoing results, efficiency of techniques and lessons learnt.
  • Undertaking external liaison with local authority stakeholders (notably Lead Local Flood Authorities), Environment Agency and other organisations on compliance with the WFD and aquatic ecology matters throughout the life of the project.

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