Senior Hydrodynamic and Coastal Modeller - #58101


Date: 1 week ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time
Job Description

With more than 10000+ people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.

Privately owned by our people, GHD will support you to move overseas for job opportunities as well as enhance a collaborative and culturally diverse working environment. We give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-friendly policies.

Senior Hydrodynamic and Coastal Modeller


  • This position is primarily responsible for professional services, focusing on development, implementation, and interpretation of hydrodynamic and coastal models. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, to develop mitigation strategies to avoid, minimise and manage environmental issues in the coastal zone.
  • Key Duties
  • Interacting with engineers and approvals specialists to provide innovative solutions to marine and aquatic ecological issues,
  • Analyse met-ocean/oceanographic water quality data,
  • Undertake dredging and other water quality and hydrodynamic modelling,
  • Provision of environmental and ecology advice to clients,
  • Contributing to the preparation of high-quality proposals and technical reports following relevant standards and guidelines and as per the requirements set out in the winning work cycle, or as per regional workflows.
  • Project management and coordination, collaborating effectively with project stakeholders to ensure successful client experience in project delivery.
  • Marketing including the development and submission of proposals for routine, low risk projects which at times may involve influencing internal and external stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, regulators, and subcontractors, providing clear and concise information and recommendations.
  • Provide creative solutions to fit the needs of our clients and communities.
  • Liaise and engage in client interactions for day-to-day delivery of professional services, including attending technical and project-based meetings.
  • Coordinating the work of the team, mentoring junior team members, fostering their professional growth and career development.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices, participating in continuous learning and professional development activities.
  • Performance Indicators
  • On time project delivery that satisfies the client’s requirements and GHD CX Way (Client Experience) which improves client relationships and strengthens repeat business.
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge through successful project execution and innovative design solutions.
  • Carrying out delegated tasks within allocated budget hours and time frame.
  • Adhere to GHD’s enterprise-wide governance requirements including Quality, Project Management, Health Safety and Environment systems.
  • Experience and Knowledge
  • Bachelor degree qualifications in an environmental science or similar with exposure to Oceanographic and Marine Ecological Studies.
  • 5+ years experience as a marine hydrodynamic modeller .
  • Proven experience in project management of multidisciplinary teams and in supervision of junior team members.
  • Experience with dredging and other water quality modelling.
  • Experienced analyst of met ocean/oceanographic water quality data.
  • Efficient data management, mathematical and data analysis competencies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, including experience in the preparation of reports for clients and or regulators.
  • Stakeholders and Key Relationships
  • Environmental Assessment and Approvals team, team leader and business group leader,
  • Project Directors, Project Manager, and project team members,
  • Team members in other business groups, locally and in other regions,
  • Service line leader and service line community.
  • Internal and external clients,
  • Regulatory and professional bodies,
  • Service providers, vendors, and sub-contractors.

Job Indicators


Problem Solving

Project Scope and Complexity

Business Development / Client Contact

People Management



Direction Received

GHD Behavioural Competencies

  • Commercially Aware: Demonstrates working knowledge of external forces impacting GHD; financial, market, economic, legal, and regulatory environments and how GHD responds to them commercially.
  • Agile Learner: Actively learns through experimentation and experience and seeks ways to grow and to be challenged by new and novel conditions.
  • Client Centric: Anticipates and prioritizes client needs and takes action to provide high-quality client experience.
  • Enabler of Self and Others: Demonstrates trust by bringing the best of self, valuing others contributions, and engendering confidence and trust with others.

GHD Leadership GHD Values

Safety We intrinsically value the safety of ourselves and others affected by our operations and services.

Teamwork We collaborate within our global community to help and support each other to achieve client, personal and company goals.

Respect We value all individuals and nurture both internal and external relationships through listening and understanding.

Integrity We embrace honesty and trustworthiness through professional and ethical behaviour with our clients, communities and each other.

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