Technical Specialist - Ornithology EIA


This is a great opportunity for top-quality, motivated and commercially-orientated ornithologists to help expand and manage the ornithological services across different regions and to work on and manage a wide variety of projects. You’d be joining at a significant moment in expansion, both geographically and in our range of services. 

Project work will be ranging from utilities companies, infrastructure, built development as well as regulator support within terrestrial, intertidal and offshore environments.

You will work as part of a team of specialists, in a very close-knit community where personal skills and interactions across the business are highly valued. In addition, you will have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work closely with internal and external stakeholders, clients and regulators.

Key Responsibilities

To be successful in this role we are looking for applications from professionals who have worked in a similar role or can demonstrate the appropriate transferable skills. They should have:

  • Ornithology / Ecology / EIA related degree (and potentially an MSc/PhD for Technical Specialist role);
  • Appropriate relevant experience for the grade applied for;
  • Surveying and working experience in the UK / Irish regulatory framework (with a specialist topic / expertise for Technical Specialist role);
  • Ideally, an established track record in the field of ornithology / bird ecology, derived from a relevant career in consultancy, research or working for government;
  • Working knowledge of the European and UK wildlife legislation and policy;
  • Appropriate membership level of CIEEM for grade applied for or working towards accreditation (or no restriction on ability to apply);
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to organise and develop their work with minimal supervision, as well as excellent team working ability;
  • Full current UK driving licence;
  • The ability to work away from home for short periods to meet the demands of project work for our clients, at conferences or visiting other offices;
  • Knowledge and experience of the EcIA, EIA and HRA processes (for Technical Specialist role);
  • GIS and / or R and / or Statistical Analysis skills advantageous.

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

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