Role: Senior EIA Consultant
Brown & May Marine Limited has over 35 years' experience in the provision of marine environmental consultancy services to the offshore industry across Europe.
We are currently looking for a senior EIA Consultant to meet our increasing workload from existing and new clients in the offshore wind, subsea cables and oil and gas sector in the UK and Europe. The successful candidate will work with the Principal EIA consultant on a wide range of projects and would be responsible for the delivery of commercial fisheries and fish ecology related EIA work for offshore wind farm projects and other offshore infrastructure.
Both roles offer the opportunity to grow within the company and contribute to other aspects of the business, including fisheries liaison duties.
- Drafting and delivering written reports for clients to support consent applications.
- Direct communication with senior client contacts.
- Client representation at meetings with stakeholders (both statutory and non-statutory bodies).
- Analysis of fish and shellfish ecology and fisheries data and information. Critical assessment of new research and its possible impact on offshore development.
- Liaise with external colleagues and build relationships with clients and stakeholders.
- Work on multiple projects, often to challenging deadlines.
- Mentoring and training of junior staff and QA of technical inputs from others within the team.
- BSc and/ or MSc in environmental, marine science or fisheries related subject
- Exceptional writing skills.
- Demonstrable and significant experience in the undertaking of delivering EIA work for major infrastructure projects, preferably in the marine environment.
- Working knowledge of EIA processes, legislation, policy issues and the consenting regime of offshore wind farms and other marine infrastructure in the UK.
- Minimum 5-8 years’ experience of the EIA process for the senior position reflecting the elements listed.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with stakeholders and clients.
- Good data analysis skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to prioritise and adapt to a changing workload.
- Detailed Knowledge of UK and European fisheries (fishing methods, fisheries management and legislation, etc)
- Extensive Knowledge of key potential impacts of offshore wind farms on offshore aspects of EIAs and ability to integrate information from other technical disciplines (benthic ecology, coastal processes, underwater noise, EMFs, etc).
- Previous experience providing evidence at hearings during the examination phase planning hearings or representing clients in an official capacity.
- Knowledge and/or experience using GIS software.
The company will look at a flexible work at home/office-based system although fully work from home options will be considered.
Applicants should provide a full CV of their experience with a detailed covering letter addressed to email@example.com