Senior Freshwater Ecology Consultant


This is great opportunity to work with one of the top consultancies in the UK and Internationally. As a Senior Freshwater Ecology Consultant, you will work with a team of aquatic scientists with expertise in areas such as freshwater ecology, hydrology, invasive non-native species, water quality, natural capital, environmental management and data analytics. Delivering results to typical clients, which include UK environment and conservation agencies, water and energy industries as well as infrastructure developers.

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The ideal candidate will be able to work independently as well as a leader of project teams. You will be confident in providing specialist technical input, working with multi-disciplinary project teams and building a great rapport with clients. In addition, you should be prepared to travel in order to attend meetings, undertake site visits and carry out field work across the UK. A valid driver’s license is therefore essential for this position.

Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally professional work experience in freshwater environmental work
  • Excellent report writing and numerical skills
  • Project management experience
  • Proven ability to work to a deadline and within budget

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in delivering projects within commercial consultancy, industry or regulators
  • Tendering/proposal writing experience
  • Experience of managing sub-contractors
  • Knowledge of relevant UK legislation regarding water resource management
  • Ability to manage and analyse environmental data (using R, ArcGIS/QGIS, Excel, SQL or Python).

Hybrid remote working options are available, and the remuneration package is highly competitive. 

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