Senior Ornithologist

Senior Ornithologist

Location: Ireland based (Remote / Home Working)
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered

About The Role

Are you an Ornithologist looking to progress your career to the next level with a growing and ambitious organisation? Do you have a few years of experience and are looking to deliver high-level surveys and be a mentor and manager to early-career ecologists? If so, we want you to become a key member of our vibrant and enthusiastic team!
We are actively searching for a Senior Ornithologist to become an essential part of our thriving Woodrow division. Woodrow is the driving force behind APEM Group’s terrestrial ecology endeavours in Ireland, engaging in a diverse range of exciting ecological projects. These encompass a large variety of projects from habitat monitoring and restoration to crafting habitat management plans, conducting impact assessments, and much more.
In this crucial role, you will help drive forward our delivery of ecological consultancy, both in leading fieldwork and informing impact assessment. You'll be managing your own projects from inception to completion, managing client interaction and working collaboratively with our wider project team.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • A National Framework Qualification Level 9, in ecology or related subject;
  • Four years plus-post graduate experience in a fast-paced environmental consultancy or similar;
  • Full, clean EU driving licence;
  • Highly developed ornithology survey skills;
  • Specialism in ornithology on large-scale projects in key sectors;
  • A thorough knowledge of ecological legislation and planning policy in Ireland, Northern Ireland and EU;
  • Excellent report writing skills and proven project management abilities;
  • An excellent understanding of the EU Habitats Directive in so far as they relate to project-based ecological impact assessments being undertaken by an ecological consultancy.
You'll be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have 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 is 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.

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