Project Ecologist

This is an exceptional career opportunity to join one of Ireland's most progressive and fastest growing companies in the Planning and Environmental space. Their breath of current project work is extensive as is their pipeline. If you are looking for a real opportunity to further develop your career and join a great work environment in Ireland's best city to live and work in apply now.

The successful candidate will be working on projects in the wind energy, drainage, road and built infrastructure sectors and it is essential that prospective candidates have relevant and recent experience in these sectors. The position available will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects utilising the various skills they may have acquired through formal training, personal interest and previous work experience.

The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Work as part of the ecology team to deliver project requirements;
  • Manage medium to large scale projects from inception to completion;
  • Have excellent ecological field skills, highlighting any specialist ecological expertise (either academic or interest) in their application;
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of a broad range of environmental issues, fundamental to the preparation of high-quality, ecological impact assessments.

The key responsibilities associated with the role will include:

  • Preparing, compiling and project managing ecological assessments being produced by the company’s ecology team;
  • Project management of ecological assessments and surveys, from inception to completion including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members;
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies and ecological fieldwork and impact assessment reporting, to best-practice guidelines and methodologies;
  • Efficiently managing interactions with project team members and sub-consultants;
  • Liaising with client representatives to progress projects effectively;
  • Finding solutions to ecological challenges on projects;
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in ecological projects;
  • Delivering fit for purpose project outputs within set deadlines;
  • Reporting (prepare and/or compile information for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for Project Directors i.e. job proposals issued, current projects, upcoming deadlines, etc.)

Prospective candidates will be expected to have excellent report writing skills, be well organised with meticulous attention to detail while also being able to manage a varied and full workload. The candidate should thrive in a busy work environment and on delivering to required project deadlines.

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