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Job Title: Marine Ecology Specialist Salary: Competitive and Rewarding + Benefits Hours: Standard Business Location: UK & Ireland
Deadline for applications: 1st June 2022
Our people are the difference!
Who they are, what they do and how they do it is why we’re the award-winning, industry-leading, thriving boldly global environmental consultancy we are today. We’re APEM Ltd and we’re expanding.
As a people-first business we’re accountable for our aspirations, actions, and what we get because of them. We believe inspiration and insight come from everywhere, so no matter history or choices in life, we will empower you to be your best, so we can be our best, together.
If you’re driven, ready to guide governments, shape private client projects across the planet and improve the natural world, then we want the whole you.
The WOW factor
When home became work, we learned that flexibility, understanding and balance allowed us all to move forward and grow together.
So no matter where you’re based, the hours you keep, or the toddlers you have to entertain, we’re committed to our ways of working (WOW) with each other so we can continue to be our best.
About the role
We are an innovative and dynamic environmental consultancy specialising in providing high quality, environmental advice with a particular focus on the offshore wind farm development sector, as well as coastal projects. We also undertake research for government and government agencies, both in the UK and International.
As part of our Marine Ecology team, the role will provide you with the opportunity to work in and help shape a rapidly developing and dynamic company involved in some of the largest and most exciting infrastructure development projects in the UK.
We are specifically looking for a candidate who has a marine ecology (benthic habitats, intertidal ecology, fish ecology) background and is able to apply their expertise and understanding of the interaction of development (particularly offshore wind projects) with marine ecology and help expand our technical offering to our clients.
Lead marine ecology related workstreams;
Providing technical advice and strategic direction to our existing clients and projects;
Contribute to and/or lead on stakeholder liaison; and
Provide specialist input and advice on the interaction of project development on the receiving benthic and intertidal environment as part of the wider EIA and HRA work to ensure regulatory compliance.
Key skills and capabilities
Educated to at least degree level, but preferably MSc level, in a relevant discipline (Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, etc.);
Excellent written and oral communication, organisational and time management skills;
A professional manner with strong inter-personal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels;
Established track record on provision of marine ecological advice, derived from a relevant career in consultancy, research or working for government;
Working knowledge of the technical assessments underpinning marine ecology work (e.g. survey specification & interpretation, sensitivity of ecological habitats, ecological consequences of changes to physical processes / generation of underwater noise etc.), ideally related to offshore wind farm development;
Experience of working within the planning process, and ideally in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland;
Experience working with regulators and stakeholders.
We recognise that everyone’s story is different.
The opportunities, experiences and challenges faced in life shape who we are today and we understand that these are the things that make us individual and unique. Embracing our differences means we’re able to approach what we do from every dimension. Inspiration and insight can come from anywhere, and no matter your history or choices in life, we empower our people to be their best, so we can be our best, together.