Environmental Consultant Natural Power Inverness, United Kingdom

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Undertake or lead survey work, where appropriate;
  • Provide ecological/ornithological advice to colleagues and clients including (but not limited to) survey design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, and impact assessments;
  • Produce and review documentation in relation to ecology/ornithology, principally: annual reports, screening/scoping and feasibility studies, Preliminary Environmental Information, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Statement chapters, Habitats Regulations Assessments, and licence applications;
  • Delivery of other documentation as required;
  • Manage multiple small and large-scale projects including contracts, staff, subcontractor and budget management (where appropriate);
  • Maintain an understanding of the current guidance, and approaches being used in the onshore renewables sector, to inform the requirements for this advice;
  • Contribute to business development by identifying new opportunities, feeding into tenders and quotes;
  • Maintain, develop and manage relationships with clients, colleagues, consultee bodies and industry contacts to successfully deliver projects and assist our continued business growth.


Education & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in Biology, Environmental Science or a relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience;
  • Relevant professional qualification such as IEMA or CIEEM;
  • CSCS card.

Specialist Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge and experience of ecology/ornithology (including survey design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation);
  • Able to provide clear and concise instructions to ensure objectives are understood;
  • Adopt a flexible approach to be able to manage tasks concurrently, and to be able to handle short notice pieces of work;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to effectively manage relationships with contractors, clients and colleagues;
  • Show initiative to solve problems and provide innovative ideas;
  • Possess excellent team working skills;
  • Knowledge of onshore renewables sector;
  • Knowledge of UK planning/permitting processes;
  • Knowledge and experience of producing ecology or ornithology EIA chapters;
  • Knowledge and experience of Habitat Regulations.

Relevant experience

  • Experience of onshore ecology/ornithology survey design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation;
  • Experienced at project management, including time and resource allocation;
  • Experience of the onshore renewables sector;
  • Specific experience of EIA for onshore renewables.

Any additional requirements

  • Due to travel required within the role a full driving licence, valid in the UK is required.

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