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Senior/Principal Scientific Consultant

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior/Principal Scientific Consultant

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Galson Sciences Limited (GSL) is a dynamic consultancy and research company, specializing in radioactive waste management, surface, near surface and geological disposal and decommissioning worldwide.  GSL joined the Egis group in April 2021


We are now looking for an established Senior/ Principal Consultant, keen to undertake a multi-faceted role.


You will work on a wide range of industry, regulatory and policy projects in the UK and overseas, being given a unique opportunity to develop all-round experience in the nuclear decommissioning, radioactive waste management and disposal industry.


You will be welcomed as a key member of the senior management team, where you will play an active role in the growth and development of our people and our company.


Your skills and experience

Ideally, you will hold a MSc or PhD in quantitative earth sciences,  applied mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering.


You will have an established career, having worked within the industry for several years, in particular radioactive waste management;, planning/ options assessment, disposal; nuclear safety; modelling, - particularly with respect to geological characterisation; groundwater flow; gas transfer and/or contaminant transport in geological media; criticality safety assessment; radiological risk assessment; and/or environmental safety case development.


Experience working on nuclear sites is greatly advantageous, however is not essential.


You will have the ability to demonstrate: 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An aptitude for applied problem solving
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to use your initiative in order to get the job done
  • Excellent team working skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships
  • The ability to produce high quality work to tight timescales
  • Experience of business development, project management and client engagement



Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Right to Work permanently in the UK, Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.


To apply, please submit your CV (including academic qualifications), and a covering letter showing how your skills and experience suit this role and why you wish to work for us.

What’s in it for you


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Our benefits include 26 days’ annual leave (increasing with length of service), 5% employer pension contribution - rising to 8% if you make a 5% contribution, private medical insurance for you and your family and life assurance.


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


We work hard but we understand the benefits to our staff, our clients and ourselves that a healthy work-life balance brings. We provide a professional, friendly and supportive working environment, supported by our technology, to enable flexible working whether in the office, from home or on the move. In addition to valuing family life, we have an active in-house social programme catering for a range of interests.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

5-Master of Arts / Master of Science

Minimum level of experience required