About The Role

Are you a marine consultant with a background in benthic ecology? Do you have experience conducting ecological assessments such as EIA or HRA? Maybe you’re looking for an opportunity to develop your technical and consultancy skills across a variety of projects while building excellent project management skills?

APEM are looking for a Senior Marine Consultant with a focus on benthic ecology to join our marine consultancy team, working on projects including marine & coastal infrastructure, power (including offshore renewables), water industry and public sector.

In this role, you will be involved with all aspects of project delivery, from survey design and stakeholder/client engagement to data analysis and interpretation. You will author and coordinate delivery for a range of ecological assessments, including EIA, HRA, MCZ, WFD and scoping reports, working with consultants across various teams at APEM to provide excellent service to clients. You will also develop your project management skills across technical, financial and client relationship aspects, preparing you to project manage a variety of marine projects delivered to a diverse client base.

You can choose to work remotely, or at one of our UK offices under a hybrid model if this is preferred.

About you

You will have a degree (preferably MSc or PhD) in marine ecology or a related discipline, as well as experience with writing ecological assessments (e.g. scoping reports, EIA, HRA reports, WFD assessments, MCZ assessments, Biosecurity Plans). An understanding of relevant policy/legislation is also required. You will have excellent communication and reporting skills, with experience in tendering and marine ecological data analysis and interpretation. Previous experience in designing and managing field surveys, would be beneficial, as well as a detailed understanding of benthic habitat mapping outputs. Knowledge of the requirements for, and preparation of, marine licence applications would also be beneficial for this role.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, with many of our employees having worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV; we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.