Senior Marine Scientist - Marine EIA - Ireland

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32186

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Marine Scientist with 7+ years experience in marine ecology?

This role can be based in Dublin or Galway with hybris working options.

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

Senior Marine Scientist - Marine EIA - Ireland


Job Description

Our client is a multi-disciplined international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth in Ireland.

Their Environment team based in are 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 we offer hybrid working.

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. 


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.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

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.


Salary dependent on experience

Excellent benefits package

25 days holiday + bank holidays 

Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year

Company pension scheme

Group Disability Scheme

Share Incentive Scheme

Life Assurance

Cycle to Work Scheme

Health Screening

Employee Assistance Programme

Professional Memberships



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

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

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