This is a unique technical leadership opportunity to apply your knowledge to support the effective management, protection, and improvement of Water Resources in Thames area. The role of Hydrology Senior Technical Specialist in Thames will be wide ranging; we are looking for enthusiastic, inspirational and experienced applicants. You will provide collaborative, collective and strategic leadership – by this we mean you will have a leading influence on work with non-hydrologists, hydrologists and management. You will use the breadth of your hydrology skills and knowledge alongside your networks, to build capability, innovation and partnership working. You will be an advocate for hydrology and a solidly technical go-to person, with focus on building resilience.You will be:• working closely with the Groundwater Resource and Hydrology team leader and hydrology community to develop technical resilience and implement new ways of working.• building strong and productive relationships with customers and partners within the organisation as well as externally.• providing direction, specialised expertise and support on delivering reputational, political or technically complex activities. Ensuring decisions are made on sound technical and environmental grounds.• delivering through others the Thames hydrology and project work• undertaking analysis and determination of complex hydrological problems We are looking for:• Highly experienced and technically competent professional with extensive understanding of hydrology and water resources.• Experience of leading people. This may have been achieved through line management, project management or technical leadership roles. • You will be able to communicate across a wide network of audiences, having the skills to turn technical detail into compelling argument for the respective audience.• Ability to deliver results through others by managing talent, coaching, and mentoring• Be a champion for innovation and best practice to add value and to achieve more for the environment • Ability to translate organisational ambition into plans and programmes for delivery in an operational environment. • Technical resilience planning both locally and nationally• High level technical support for Incident Management• You will be educated to at least degree standard (or equivalent), in a relevant scientific discipline. Chartered status is desirable.