- Degree in ecology, biology, zoology, botany or directly related subject (minimum of 2.1 classification)
- Good understanding of main international and lender (in particular IFC and World Bank) policy on biodiversity and nature conservation
- Familiarity with biodiversity survey/monitoring methods and the EIA and EcIA processes
- Full, clean driving licence and willingness to travel and undertake fieldwork in the UK and internationally
- Strong report writing skills, attention to detail and ability to write concise reports in English
- Ability to work independently, take the initiative, make robust, defensible decisions and work to tight deadlines to meet client needs
- At least three years’ experience in undertaking biodiversity assessments, of which two years of working on international projects
- Basic GIS skills
- Masters degree in one of the disciplines mentioned above, or in biodiversity conservation
- Specialism in mammals (bats, primates, large carnivores), birds or botany
- Familiarity with the CIEEM Guidance on Ecological Impact Assessment
- Experience in undertaking due diligence to international finance institutions’ standards (in particular, the IFC)
- Experience in undertaking critical habitat assessment and biodiversity offsetting assessments/plans
- Familiarity with ecosystem services assessments
- Work experience in Asia, Africa and/or Latin America
- Proficient in French and/or Spanish
- Experience in statistical analysis of ecological data
- Membership of one professional organisation
- Habitat mapping using remote sensing
Equality, diversity and inclusion:
Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated inclusive recruitment page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at [email protected] and we will talk to you about how we can assist.
At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.
We can offer:
- Pension matched up to 7%
- Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
- An annual professional institution subscription
- Life insurance
- Enhanced parental leave
- Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
- Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
For more information about our Environment sector click here.