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Woodrow has exciting openings for experienced ecologists


Woodrow is an award-winning environmental consultancy. In Summer 2021 we joined the APEM Group with exceptionally experienced teams working now in Galway, Cork and Sligo. We offer a wide-range of ecological services and have a large suite of technologically-advanced field survey equipment. The company’s reputation for high quality professional advice ensures the sustainable advance of infrastructure projects across the island of Ireland in line with legislation and requirements of national wildlife and habitats protection agencies.

Ballisodare bay (sligo) in winter (1)

About the role
Woodrow is currently advertising for experienced Ecologists to join its team. We currently have a 19-strong team of dedicated permanent staff members, including a Principal Ecologist, Senior Ecologists, Ecologists and Assistant/Graduate Ecologists.  Our staff includes people with specialisms in botany, birds, bats, terrestrial mammals, aquatic ecology and ECoW.

We are looking for a number of Ecologists to join our team.  In this role you will be expected to:

• Lead on, and assist with, the preparation of different high-quality ecological reports and advice in accordance with conservation legislation and protected species licensing.  This will include collation of field survey data and maps within specified timelines. 
• Undertake and lead ecological surveys, particularly bat, habitat or bird surveys, to current industry best practice. 
• Lead on ecological projects from inception to completion.
• Deliver ecological projects on time and within budget using APEM’s project management software (in-house training will be provided).
• Liaise with stakeholders and statutory agencies to support the Senior Ecologists as required.
• Build client relations through regular updates, liaison and calls. 
• Provide support to Senior and Principal Ecologists and other teams with administration, financial and other business processes.
• Collate scopes of works, identify potential issues and input of these into quotes & tenders.
• Draft mitigation to solve ecological constraints.
• Line-manage more junior staff as required.

About you
• An experienced consultant ecologist, including demonstrated experience within a busy consultancy;
• Ecologists with particular experience in one or more of the following areas:
o Bats
o Ornithology
o Habitats / botany
o Community and biodiversity projects
o General ecology and EIA
• An experienced consultant ecologist with at least three year’s work-experience;
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
• Knowledge of legislation applicable to Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland;
• Ability to work on own initiative, to liaise with clients and colleagues, and to meet tight deadlines;
• Cognisance of H&S requirements and Staff Wellness Policies;
• Experience of project and client management;

To Apply
Complete the Woodrow application form available below and return to no later than 28th February 2022 @ 5pm. 

Please note we may interview before the deadline date depending on calibre of candidates.


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