Principal Consultant - Marine Wildlife (Reference: PCMW-001)

  • Cork
  • Manchester
  • Letchworth
  • Edinburgh
  • Chester
  • Southampton
Apply today and join a team that is a global leader in the offshore survey of seabirds, marine mammals and other wildlife!

Competitive salary plus benefits

Deadline for applications: 1st December 2020

About APEM

APEM is Europe’s largest specialist aquatic environmental consultancy. We offer our clients an integrated approach to the investigation and management of freshwater catchments and terrestrial and marine habitats and operate UK wide and internationally. Our consultants are recognised experts in their fields, and as a company we pride ourselves on our commitment to scientific rigour and an excellent service in providing solutions to our clients.

2019 was a big year for APEM. We were awarded water industry consultant of the year and we completed a management buyout. In 2020 and beyond we will continue our ambitions for growth and innovation.

APEM is a highly reputable company, renowned for our quality and long list of trusted clients, who once secured, provide repeat business year after year, trusting us to deliver a high-quality service at a fair price.

We are proud to be an inclusive company, with People as one of the key pillars that our strategy is built upon. We stand for equality for all. As such we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for the right motivated individual to join our expanding, busy and experienced Marine Wildlife and Ornithology team.

The Marine Wildlife & Ornithology Team is a global leader in the offshore survey of seabirds, marine mammals and other wildlife, and assessing the potential impacts on seabirds, especially in the context of marine renewables

The purpose of the role is to provide marine wildlife consultancy services (primarily ornithology and marine mammals) to clients; dealing with all aspects of the consultancy process, bringing in new projects through to production of high quality scientific report outputs and maintaining technical excellence.

About you

Successful applicants should preferably have a degree in biology / environmental science /ecology and relevant experience in ornithological /marine megafauna or offshore wind related work. You will be the technical lead in your area of expertise, providing advice and guidance to colleagues and clients.

The candidate shall be dynamic, enthusiastic and able to work to tight deadlines and be an active interface manager with other departments, building strong working relationships both internally and externally.  Understanding of MS Office packages such as Excel is essential, and experience of GIS software packages.  Previous experience in data handling and/or manipulation is essential alongside working knowledge of quality management/control.  Flexibility and reliability are key in this role and high attention to detail is required. The candidate will be expected to lead a highly performing team , drive science based innovation for the division and provide sound ecological advice to the Offshore industries at both project and strategic levels.

Required skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • People leadership
  • Environmental Consultancy experience
  • To be able to produce high quality work within tight time and cost constraints, ensuring repeat business.
  • Ability to mentor a team of technical specialists, senior, scientists and graduates to produce timely, accurate and high quality products and services, including remote workers.
  • Ability to lead on technical specialist topics (EIA, HRA, statistical modelling for ornithology and other receptors) and innovation within the division
  • Sound understanding of seabird ecology and/or marine biology
  • Offshore industry experience preferable
  • Marine Wildlife identification skills desirable

Locations

Oxford, Cardiff, Cambridge, Cork, Manchester, Letchworth, Edinburgh, Chester and Southampton
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68J Innovation Dr
OX14 4RT Abingdon Directions 01235 824 840 View page

Cardiff

7 Old Field Rd
CF35 5LJ Bridgend Directions 01443 239 205 View page

Cambridge

71 Regent St
CB2 1AB Cambridge Directions 01223 346 809 View page

Manchester

Apem Ltd
SK4 3GN Heaton Mersey, Stockport Directions 0161 442 8938 View page

Letchworth

Works Road
SG6 Letchworth Garden City Directions 01462 677 502 View page

Edinburgh

EH26 0PJ
EH26 0PJ Penicuik Directions 0131 526 3186 View page

Chester

Hawarden Airport
CH4 0GZ Saltney Ferry Directions 01244 520 460 View page

Southampton

SO14 0DA Southampton Directions View page

Benefits

  • 25 days holidays (increasing with length of service to 30 days)

  • Company bonus scheme

  • Company maternity, paternity & adoption pay

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Death in service insurance

  • Group Permanent Health Insurance

  • Group personal pension scheme

  • Payment of professional membership fees

  • Private Medical Insurance & health cash plan

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