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Principal Marine Scientist

Discipline team: Marine Science


Job Description

About the business and the role

SLR Consulting Australia Pty Ltd (SLR) is an employee-controlled international environmental consultancy with a globally recognised reputation for providing high quality tailored services. We provide global consultancy advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site-specific issues to a diverse and growing base of business, regulatory and governmental clients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal consultant to grow our Marine Science team in Australia or New Zealand. Articulate, motivated and reliable, you will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in consulting, government or industry. You will enjoy undertaking project work whilst mentoring team members and developing client relationships throughout the region. You will have strong and proven business development skills along with a network of clients.

This is a great opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to further develop their skills in a successful environmental consulting firm. The successful applicant will be pivotal to the continued development of the Marine Science team and will assist in the growth of the discipline nationally.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

= Developing, facilitating and enhancing effective relationships with our clients and internal SLR team members

= Assisting in the development and implementation of team business plans and strategies

= Working within and leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver projects across a range of sectors

= Delivering clear and precise, high quality reports

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you will need:

= A degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or a related field

= Minimum of 10+ years' experience in Marine Science.

= Demonstrated experience managing multidisciplinary projects

= Experience in preparing impact assessments and environmental risk assessments

= An established client network

= Proven business development skills

= Experience with the offshore oil and gas sector would be advantageous

= Working knowledge of Australian/New Zealand environmental legislation and policies, standards and guidelines

= Excellent written and verbal communication skills

= Australian / New Zealand Citizenship or rights to work in Australia / New Zealand

= Excellent driving history and hold a current driver's license

Job benefits and perks

SLR values our staff and we look to provide a supportive and collaborative working culture. Joining SLR, you will get the chance to work with a large number of well-respected industry leaders across our nation-wide offices.

Accordingly, successful candidates will be offered an attractive salary package, global interaction with SLR staff with a strong focus on targeted professional development. You will be a part of a large growing team with a strong focus on flexible working conditions, the location is flexible for this role.

Cultural fit and shared vision is very important to SLR. We want to grow our team around the right people. If you are practical, client focused and highly motivated – we'd love to hear from you.

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