Geotechnics & Tunnels Business Developer and 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

Geotechnics & Tunnels Business Developer and Consultant

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Galson Sciences Limited (GSL) is a dynamic consultancy and research company, specialized in radioactive waste management, surface, near surface and geological disposal and decommissioning worldwide. GSL joined the Egis group in April 2021. Egis is a major international multidisciplinary consulting and engineering, and mobility services group, with an over 70-year involvement in nuclear engineering worldwide and more than 40 years experience in tunneling and geotechnical projects. The merger has created excellent synergies, expanding the range and depth of experience offering in support of radioactive waste management solutions in the UK, in France and abroad.


To support the thriving radioactive waste management market opportunities in the UK, and strengthen the collaboration between GSL and our Geotechnics and Tunnels team which headquarter is located in France, we create a dedicated position embedded in GSL team to develop Egis position in the UK to offer Geotechnics and Tunnels services to the UK radioactive waste management programme and also to other UK major structures opportunities that might arise.

Overall purpose

Reporting to Geotechnics Director of Operation, his/her main objectives are :

  • To map UK radioactive waste management programme needs in terms of geotechnical, underground, tunneling expertise, against combined GSL and Egis capabilities
  • To interface with GSL representatives and Egis key actors to identify and implement technical, commercial, and operational opportunities to strengthen the collaboration between GSL and Egis Geotechnics and Tunnels team.
  • To support and promote the involvement of Geotechnics and Tunnels team on Geotechnics and Tunnels projects already followed in the UK as well as other Egis domains present in the UK (airport, rail, road operation)
  • To provide in-depth geotechnical/tunneling expertise to current GSL and Egis projects, with the back-up of Geotechnics and Tunnels team, mainly located in France


Multi-faceted role within our company.

  • Understanding the capabilities, and fostering the commercial, technical and operational synergies between GSL and Egis Geotechnics and Tunnels team
  • Identifying and leading strategic opportunities
  • Management of client and stakeholder relationships
  • Business development activities including, but not limited to, technical bid writing
  • Management or technical delivery of high quality engineering and consultancy projects within your area of specialism, in connection with the Geotechnics and Tunnels resources in France
  • Peer review of deliverables and proposals


You will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, with a specialization in geotechnics and underground works and 4 to 10 Years of experience in geotechnical or tunneling engineering in the UK or abroad, on large projects.

You also have an experience of : 

  • GIR (Ground Investigation Reports) and geotechnical software (Plaxis, Flac, Geostudio).
  • business development, project management and client engagement

Experience in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous:

  • work in the nuclear industry, and in particular radioactive waste management planning/options assessment, disposal, nuclear safety and related fields, potentially with experience at nuclear sites;
  • written and oral communication skills in France


You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A successful teamworking and strong interpersonal skills
  • An aptitude for applied problem solving
  • An aptitude to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to work on a wide arrays of project and opportunities
  • An ability to deliver high quality work to tight timescales
  • A strong stakeholder management capabilities
  • ·An excellent written and oral communication skills using the English language.


We offer a competitive employment package and flexible working conditions.

Position based in Oakham (UK) or other Egis UK Offices as appropriate (Bristol, Farnborough, Manchester, or London) with frequent trips to French Offices in Grenoble and Annecy.


Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; 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.

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

6-10 years