Associate Ecologist - Minerals - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2205-29928

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Associate Ecologist with experience on the delivery of projects within the Minerals (Quarrying) sector primarily on sites within Ireland?

If interested, please send your CV to or call Karen on +353-1-7978720

Associate Ecologist - Minerals - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a global multidisciplinary Environmental and Advisory consultancy.

Ideally joining the Dublin office (although there is flexibility geographically for the right candidate), the person will work alongside a busy team of ESIA Project Managers and Ecologists working across a range of sectors including the Minerals and Power sector; with a remit to provide key support to the team in Dublin on the delivery of projects within the Minerals (Quarrying) sector primarily on sites within Ireland.  

Whilst minerals sector experience is desirable, we are keen to hear from Ecologists with demonstrable project delivery, client and project management capabilities who would be keen to develop their ecological expertise within this sector.

Working alongside existing European Ecology team the person joining will support our ESIA Project Managers based in the Dublin office in the delivery of Ecology projects primarily within the Minerals sector. 

Duties will be varied but will include undertaking ecological baseline studies and assessments, developing and implementing mitigation strategies, report writing and preparing Environmental Impact Assessment Reports, Appropriate Assessment Screening reports and Natura Impact Statement reports.

You will also be responsible for the management of projects, contributing to fee proposal preparation and development of client relationships and assisting with business development.

You will be expected to liaise and work with other SLR technical teams on a variety of subjects including planning, landscape, hydrology, noise and air quality and with our ESIA project managers.


Level 8 degree in ecology or related subject

7+ years post-graduate experience

Demonstrable Ecological Consultancy experience inc surveying/working with protected species and all associated report preparation

Proven capabilities in project winning, delivery and management – and of team management, supervision and growth

Demonstratable experience and capability in preparation of Ecological Impact Assessments, Appropriate Assessment Screening reports and Natura Impact Statement reports – including experience in developing relevant/appropriate mitigation strategies, as required.

Experience within a range of sectors including residential/mixed-use, infrastructure, minerals and waste, and energy.

Relevant degree level qualification plus appropriate level of membership of CIEEM or equivalent

Full driving licence


Salary €60k - €70k based experience, negotiable for the right candidates.


Life and travel insurance 

Critical illness cover as well as pension contributions

Alongside 25 day’s annual leave

Agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours of 10am-4pm

Family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life. 

Structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression 


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Associate Ecologist interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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