Marine Environmental Consultant

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Oban, Argyll and Bute
£27,830 - £31,302 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: D09.19/CA

Sectors: marine conservation

Closing date: Wednesday, 23rd October 2019   2 days left

Salary range £27,830-£31,302 per annum
Full Time, Fixed Term 12 months (maternity cover)

SAMS Group, based in Oban, is seeking to appoint a Marine Environmental Consultant to join our Enterprise team on a short-term basis. We operate in the field of marine environmental sciences, with a focus on mining, marine renewables, aquaculture and remote sensing technology development. Working closely with research colleagues, the team provides services including surveys and impact assessments to public and private sector clients.

Ideally educated to postgraduate level in marine/environmental sciences, with industrial client experience, the successful candidate will utilise their experience to carry out environmental consultancy duties including project management and delivery, customer account management, opportunity generation and tender preparation. They will work alongside the Proposals Manager and report to the Senior Consultant/Project Manager.

As a highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication and organisational skills, you will enjoy the challenge of working at the interface of scientific research, industrial challenges and evidence-based policymaking.

In return, we offer an attractive salary package as well as the opportunity for further professional development through mentoring, training and peer support.

For further information and to apply for this position online, go to: Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, Marine Environmental Consultant (Job Ref. D09/19.CA), The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA or e-mail

Closing date for all applications is 23rd October 2019

SAMS is a registered Scottish charity (SC 009206), has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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