Company: Wood
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Overview:

Wood is currently recruiting for a talented and ambitious Associate Director / Principal Ornithologist, in order to support the delivery of a number of exciting infrastructure projects in the UK. Our long established, but still growing team delivers high quality ecological services on complex projects in a variety of sectors including renewables, nuclear, other power, waste, minerals and property.

Due to our expanding project portfolio Wood require a highly experienced Ornithologist to join our Ecology team, working throughout the UK. You will be working within an established team of Ornithologists and Ecologists and will be expected to manage the delivery of ornithology services across a broad variety of projects.

Wood offers an excellent salary package, including a company car, a tailored training programme and great opportunities for career progression.

Key Responsibilities:

The main focus of the role will be acting as ornithology technical lead for a range of projects, including technical review of documents, provision of technical advice to clients, liaison with consultees and production of EcIA and HRA reports. Alongside this, you will act as ornithology task manager for major infrastructure / DCO projects, ensuring the successful delivery of survey programmes, accurate collation and presentation of data, technical review of baseline reports and provision of key information to the technical lead.

You will be responsible for the management and development of a small team of ornithologists. Additional responsibilities will include project management and business development tasks including securing extensions and drafting proposals for new projects.

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant ecological / environmental subject, you will be a competent and highly experienced Ornithologist. You will ideally have experience in a technical lead role as a consultant ornithologist, with a demonstrable track record for successful delivery from bid stage through to project closure. Excellent organisational skills are essential, as is experience of managing technical teams. Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management is preferred, though candidates eligible for admission would be considered.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.