Marine Ecologist

  • Amersfoort |
  • Nijmegen |
  • Rotterdam
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Are you looking for your next career step? Do you want the opportunity to lead on an offshore wind and maritime projects, utilising your environmental skills and experience to help support our clients in their environmental performance based on your environmental guidance and support? This role will provide you with this opportunity whilst working within a market leading environmental consultancy team.

Our Advisory Group is providing environmental solutions for our clients in the offshore wind and maritime sector. We offer a comprehensive range of environmental services to support high profile infrastructure projects such as offshore wind farms, new wind port developments, to coastal management works. We combine market-leading technical excellence, across the range of environmental disciplines, with a clear understanding of clients’ ambitions, needs and pressures.

We specialise in marine EIAs and tender support for complex offshore wind developments and wind port operations. We have successfully supported our clients in delivering sustainable projects. Due to continued growth in a variety of markets including offshore wind and wind port sector we are looking to grow our team.

What you do as an Marine Ecologist

We are seeking an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious, and talented person with excellent communication skills and technical ability in relation to marine EIAs and the consenting of marine infrastructure projects. In this role you will be collecting baseline information, assessing risks and opportunities for the marine ecosystem and advising on decisions in the tender process, feasibility study, design, construction and operation to enhance the ecological performance. You will also support in offshore wind tender processes and (wind) port development as a marine ecologist. Within all these projects, you will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of experts and consultants. And, your role will involve directly working with clients, problem solving and representing the company in client offices, regulator and stakeholder meetings.

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV is a worldwide independent engineering, project management and consultancy firm which integrates over 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. Our 6,500 colleagues are working from permanent offices in more than 25 countries across the world. Through our mission Enhancing Society Together, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world.

You will work for the Advisory Group Resilience & Maritime NL. This team consists of about 180 colleagues. Within the Maritime & Resilience advisory group, you will become part of the Green Ports & Energy Projects Team. This team consists of 25 people working in the Netherlands (Amersfoort and Rotterdam) and the UK. This group and team excel in a wide variety of services and/ skills in the fields of Climate Resilience and Maritime developments. We provide our clients, both private and (semi) governmental, with a range of services throughout the various phases of a project: from inception, through master planning, feasibility, design all the way to construction supervision. We have a strong foothold in the Netherlands, but we operate worldwide.

What you bring

As an environmental consultant/ marine ecologist for the maritime and offshore wind sector, it is evident that you have a strong interest in developing and executing projects worldwide.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Master Degree in Marine Ecology
  • >5 year experience in the delivery of EIAs or the environmental consenting process
  • Experience in support in tender preparation for offshore wind or port developments is a pre
  • Excellent written and verbal communication of English (Dutch is preferred, but not required), organisational, analytical and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Particular experience in Habitats Regulations Assessments, Benthic Ecology or Fish and Shellfish Ecology would be advantageous

And you are:

  • Dependable, pro-active and self-motivated
  • Flexible and adaptive / innovative

What we offer you

Next to developing the most challenging projects worldwide with a passionate team of specialists in the maritime working field, we also offer:

  • Flexible working conditions / work-life balance (laptop and mobile telephone)
  • 28 vacation days if working full-time (40h)
  • A good salary package and pension via our own pension fund so that everything will be arranged when you retire
  • Travel reimbursement and/or NS-Business Card
  • Training and development possibilities (external and internal)
  • Personal budget that you can use to buy extra vacation days or others. If you do not feel like using it, you can also have it cashed out
  • Bonuses on the basis of company profit

Are you our new colleague?

We would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your resume and motivation letter. After receiving your application, we will contact you as soon as possible. The application process then consists of 2 interviews and a possibly assessment. Are we all enthusiastic after this? Then you will receive an offer from us, and we will be happy to welcome you on board!

For more information, you can always contact Wouter de Hamer, Director Resilience & Maritime NL , at [email protected] or Eva Sciarone, Recruiter, at [email protected].

Due to the privacy law, please submit your application via the apply button and not via email.

Acquisition for this vacancy by agencies is not appreciated and offered candidates will not be taken into consideration.

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