Trabaja en una consultora de UK como técnico especialista en mamíferos marinos ~

13 de noviembre de 2022

Trabaja en una consultora de UK como técnico especialista en mamíferos marinos

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Technical Specialist - Marine Mammals

Job Title: Technical Specialist - Marine Mammals
Salary: Competitive and Rewarding + Benefits
Hours: Standard Business
Location: Flexible across the UK

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 attracted investment and 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.

Why join us?

Our global team is growing, and we are looking for a Technical Specialist - Marine Mammals to work within the Marine Consultancy team as part of APEM’s Marine Division.

Joining our marine mammal team you'll be delivering and promoting the APEM marine mammal consultancy services by influencing and shaping current work streams, and expanding the current customer base across the UK, Europe and worldwide. You will be securing and managing a wide range of large-scale marine mammal projects by organising, undertaking and analysing marine mammal and visual, digital aerial and acoustic surveys to support Environmental Impact Assessment, SEA and or permitting risk assessments.

You will be managed by the Associate Director for marine mammals and will work closely with the Principal marine mammal consultant and Senior marine mammal consultants within the team as well as others within the wider Marine Division.

About the role

You will be providing expert technical knowledge on marine mammals, application of scientific principles/knowledge and interpretation to survey design, technical delivery, and reporting to a range of private and public clients.

You will be adding to and complementing the skillset currently offered by the marine mammal consultancy team and working across group projects where appropriate. You will help to secure and contribute to the delivery of a range of marine development/operation and coastal consultancy projects, ensuring quality and timely delivery.

You will be at the heart of the new service offering for APEM, working internally to feed topical issues and new scientific knowledge into consultancy advice to a range of clients across marine industries.

Please note that this is a part time role (up to 20 hours per week).

About you

An MSc degree in a relevant marine biology focussed environmental or ecological subject.
An excellent understanding of the potential impacts to marine mammals from offshore developments and major marine infrastructure projects, and how to mitigate the associated risks.
A good understanding of the legislative drivers relating to marine mammals, particularly in UK and Irish waters.
A good understanding of the EIA and HRA processes, and experience writing and/or reviewing these assessments.Experience supporting field teams on marine mammal projects.
Experience in stakeholder engagement, and ideally with a well-developed network of contacts in one or more sectors (e.g. industry, regulator, statutory nature conservation bodies, academia).
Excellence in technical report writing.

DesirablePhD in a relevant area of marine mammal science.
Experience in analysis and interpretation of acoustic data, e.g. CPODs and/or broadband devices such as SoundTraps and Loggerheads.
Experience in survey design for marine mammal monitoring, such as land-based, boat based and/or passive acoustic monitoring (PAM).
Experience of interpreting underwater noise assessments/modelling.
Experience using population consequences of disturbance models (e.g. iPCoD, DEPONS) and/or collision risk modelling (e.g. ERM, the Band model) and/or PBR.
Fully chartered status with CIEEM.
Experience in marketing and business development.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box above, 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. We may also have an associated role that might be of interest.

We expect significant interest in this flexible and rewarding role. 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.

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