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MarineSpace would like to hear from you if you are interested in the following opportunities

In-house Staff:

If you would like to be considered for in-house staff recruitment opportunities, please send a CV with a covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk.  Specific opportunities will be advertised below so please check the website regularly for updates.

Speculative Enquiries:

We are always interested to hear from candidates who have experience of working with marine industries in delivering consents, environmental impact assessment and operational monitoring and management services.  If you feel that your experience is relevant to MarineSpace’s operations please send your CV and a covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk.

Offshore Survey Consultants / Associates:

We are interested in hearing from consultants/associates who wish to be considered for offshore environmental survey work.  All candidates must posses relevant offshore safety / survival and medical certificates.  Please send a CV and covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk to be considered for future opportunities.

Senior Marine Consultant (Ecology) – May 2019

MarineSpace is a dynamic, marine planning and environmental consultancy which provides specialist advice and services to numerous clients across a wide range of sectors. As part of the company’s continued expansion we are currently seeking to employ a Senior Marine Consultant to join our respected and experienced team.

MarineSpace provides services to the marine aggregate, offshore wind, OFTO, wave & tidal, oil and gas, subsea cables, coastal/marine engineering and ports/harbours sectors. The successful candidate will be required to provide input to a range of projects but demonstration of experience in the offshore wind, subsea cables and/or oil and gas sectors will be considered of particular benefit.

MarineSpace is a rapidly developing company with ambitious plans for growth and we are seeking a dynamic and hard-working individual to complement and enhance our team. The location of the position will ideally be in our Norwich office although you will be required to travel to meetings at our Head Office in Southampton and also attend client meetings as required.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Authoring and QA of technical reports (EIA, HRA, scoping reports, monitoring reports);
  • Experience of design, acquisition management, data processing and reporting of physical and / or biological seabed surveys;
  • Experience of statistical analysis of seabed sediment and faunal survey datasets;
  • General project management;
  • Stakeholder and client engagement; and
  • Business development.

 

Requirements:

Essential

  • MSc in a relevant technical subject;
  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in marine consultancy or a technical marine field;
  • Demonstrable project delivery experience relevant to MarineSpace’s core activities, with specific project experience in offshore wind, subsea cables and / or oil and gas sectors;
  • Proven track record of preparing proposals and successfully bidding for projects;
  • An understanding of UK marine policy, legislation, consenting and environmental issues;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organisational and time management skills; and
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team as / when required.

 

Desirable

  • Practical knowledge of specific marine industry sectors, as described above;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of key regulatory and stakeholder organisations involved in consenting and permitting for marine developments in the UK;
  • Wider knowledge of marine development activities in Northwest Europe; and
  • Good practical understanding and experience of statistical analysis of faunal data.

 

Terms of employment will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

 

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk by 31st May 2019 quoting ‘Application for Senior Marine Consultant’ in the subject line.

Marine Consultant (Ecology) – May 2019

MarineSpace is a dynamic, marine planning and environmental consultancy which provides specialist advice and services to numerous clients across a wide range of sectors. As part of the company’s continued expansion we are currently seeking to employ a Marine Consultant to join our respected and experienced team.

MarineSpace provides services to the marine aggregate, offshore wind, OFTO, wave & tidal, oil and gas, subsea cables, coastal/marine engineering and ports/harbours sectors. The successful candidate will be required to provide input to a range of projects but demonstration of experience in the offshore wind, subsea cables and/or oil and gas sectors will be considered of particular benefit.

MarineSpace is a rapidly developing company with ambitious plans for growth and we are seeking a dynamic and hard-working individual to complement and enhance our team. The location of the position will ideally be in our Norwich office although you will be required to travel to meetings at our Head Office in Southampton and also attend client meetings as required.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in preparation of reports to a high standard, including desk studies, scoping reports, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and specialist advice to UK Government;
  • Providing support to senior and principal specialists in writing proposals;
  • Contributing to survey design and planning with senior and principal specialists;
  • Analysing still images and video footage of seabed habitats in order to identify epifauna species and assess EC Habitats Directive Annex I habitats;
  • Undertaking univariate and multivariate statistical analysis of benthic datasets;
  • Working with mapping scientists to produce seabed habitat maps of EUNIS and Annex I habitats based on acoustic and ground truthing data;
  • Attending conferences on behalf of the company; and
  • Representing MarineSpace at meetings with clients, regulators and other scientists.

 

Requirements:

Essential

  • Good knowledge and understanding of the UK’s marine biodiversity, including awareness of the EUNIS marine habitat classification system;
  • Knowledge and understanding of sublittoral benthic survey design and the types of data available from marine biological surveys of the seabed in coastal or offshore environments, including remote sensing and ground truthing survey techniques, and the limitations associated with these data;
  • Extensive experience in the use of standard MS Office software;
  • Experience of univariate and multivariate statistical analysis and different software packages (e.g. R, Primer);
  • Proven record of writing technical scientific reports for different audiences;
  • Experience of drop-down video analysis, for the purpose of benthic species and Annex I and EUNIS habitat identification;
  • Awareness of relevant European and domestic legislation concerning nature conservation and assessment of potential environmental effects in the marine environment, including the Marine and Coastal Access Act, Habitats Regulations, EIA Directive; and
  • An enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn, as part of a team and under own supervision.

 

Desirable

  • Experience of project management, including knowledge / experience of completing tasks to agreed budgets and timeframes;
  • Experience of GIS packages (preferably ESRI™ ArcGIS or QGIS) to manipulate, interrogate and interpret spatial datasets, including integrating and analysing different types of data from multiple sources;
  • Experience of public speaking;
  • Specialist knowledge of a specific marine sector and associated potential impacts on the marine environment; and
  • Experience of HRAs and Marine Conservation Zone Risk Assessments.

 

Terms of employment will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

 

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk by 31st May 2019 quoting ‘Application for Marine Consultant’ in the subject line.