Marine Ecologist - Offshore EIA Specialist - Remote - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 80,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2209-31180

Consultant: James Machin

Are you a Senior Marine Scientist or EIA Specialist with offshore experience, ideally 7+ years?

This role can be based remotely in or outside of Ireland but previous Irish planning application experience would be ideal.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen for an informal chat on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to for review.

Marine Ecologist - Offshore EIA Specialist - Remote - Ireland

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Marine Scientist - Marine EIA expert with experience (7+ years) in working on marine impact assessment and marine licensing projects in Ireland and/or the UK. 

Locations available are Galway, Cork and Dublin and they also offer hybrid working or 100% remote

The position requires the ability to scope and plan coastal and marine surveys, interpret marine scientific data (ecological and sediments) and assess potential impacts from developments.

A broad range of knowledge in the marine area is desirable. 

You will become an essential participant in the environmental team, assisting in the delivery and management of projects for key public and private clients in Ireland.


Qualifications and Experience:

MSc/ PhD (Level 9 or 10 on the NFQ) in Marine Science or a related science field

7+ years experience in marine ecology consultancy or similar

Experienced in preparing reports on EIA and AA of marine projects

Reviewing and synthesising data and reports

Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams.

Marine ecology (e.g. marine mammals, benthic communities) including habitat mapping

Knowledge of EU and Irish environmental law

The ability to work under ones’ own initiative

Project management skills

Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)

Statistical analysis (multivariate) is desirable

Experience with ESRI GIS is desirable,

Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

Full, clean Irish or EU driving licence.


€50 - 80K depending on level of experience

Excellent benefits


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

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

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