Consultant Scientist (Water Quality)

APEM Limited

Oxford (preferred), Manchester, Cambridge, Cardiff, Chester, Edinburgh
Commensurate with experience + benefit package

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 0161 442 8938 Chidi Lee

Sectors: water & hydrology, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 3rd February 2019  

APEM Limited is Europe’s largest specialist aquatic environmental consultancy. We offer our clients an integrated approach to every aspect of the investigation and management of freshwater catchments and marine habitats and operate UK wide and internationally. Our consultants are recognised experts in their fields, and as a company we pride ourselves on our commitment to scientific rigour and an excellent service in providing solutions to our clients.

About the role

You will work within a team of scientists with cross-cutting expertise in ecology, water quality, natural capital, hydrology and geomorphology to deliver a range of projects for the UK environment / conservation agencies, the water and energy industries and supporting services.

The ideal candidate will have desk and field-based experience, particularly in relation to water quality investigations, and/or experience of catchment studies, water quality modelling, natural capital\ecosystem services, GIS mapping or WFD assessments. Knowledge of relevant UK legislation, government plans (e.g. Defra’s 25 year plan), the water industry, dealing with large complex and varied datasets and water quality monitoring would also be beneficial to assist in undertaking high quality, technical projects which will deliver the needs of our clients.

The production of high quality reports, including monitoring studies, modelling reports catchment risk assessments, natural capital assessments and water cycle studies will be a key feature of the role.

Our benefits package includes 25 days holiday (increasing to a maximum of 30 days in line with length of service), pension, company profit share, private medical insurance, health cash plan, group income protection, death in service insurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, company maternity and paternity pay.

About you

You will be qualified to the minimum of BSc. level in a relevant discipline with evidence of experience. Whether you are an applicant with academic, regulatory, consultancy or third sector experience you will need to demonstrate your ability to apply your skills in a commercial consultancy context through experience of managing projects and dealing with people effectively and professionally.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website:  APEM-consultant-scientist

If you have any queries, please email and one of our team will respond to you as soon as possible.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd February 2019

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