Senior Ecologist

MWP are an established multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Cork, Tralee and Limerick and we are currently seeking to recruit experienced ecologists to join our growing ecology and environmental team. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a wider company team of experienced ecologists and environmental scientists on a wide range of renewable energy, infrastructure, coastal and other environmental projects. 

This is a permanent role in a friendly and dynamic company which offers the successful candidate opportunities for career development. Our approach is team based and brings together a focused group of people working on a diverse range of projects.  The current vacancy is available in Munster and there is flexibility regarding the office location in which you will be based.



• Ecological field work
• Preparation of biodiversity chapters for EIARs
• Preparation Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA), Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Reports and Natura Impact Statements (NIS)
• Project Management of ecological projects in a diverse range of sectors
• Preparing Tender Submission Proposals
• Client management and business development
• Management and mentoring of junior team members
• Consultation with regulators and statutory bodies
• Stakeholder engagement and management

Skills / Qualifications Required

• Degree in Ecology or Science equivalent. MSc preferable
• 6 to 10+ years’ experience, ideally in environmental consultancy
• Experience undertaking ecological surveys including habitat, mammals and bird surveys
• Experience of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA)
• Membership of a professional body desired
• Ability to work well in multi-disciplinary teams, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Excellent planning and organisation skills
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Strong technical report writing skills
• Strong commercial awareness
• Full driver’s licence


• Competitive salary
• Working closely with senior Managers/ Directors
• Working on a wide range of projects
• Health insurance plan
• Company Pension Scheme
• Active Sports and Social Club
• Protection of life and long term illness cover
• 22 days annual leave
• Paid professional membership fee

Please send your CV to or by post to:

Malachy Walsh and Partners,
Park House,
Mahon Technology Park,
Bessboro Road,
T12 X251.

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