Consultant Scientist (Water Quality)

APEM Limited

Manchester, UK 🇬🇧

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.

Why join us?

APEM has over 30 years’ experience of delivering high quality water and sediment quality management investigations and schemes. Our services include sampling to investigate the scale, nature and source of problems in a range of aquatic environments from ponds to reservoirs, rivers and estuaries. Using the data that we collect we diagnose the causes of water quality problems and design programmes to manage these issues.

We also coordinate APEM’s response to pollution incidents. A large, and growing, part of our work is algal bloom and taste and odour compound assessment and management.

In return we offer an excellent opportunity to work across all aspects of the team with a key role in data processing, analysis, interpretation and presentation. Along with excellent opportunities for career progression and development, APEM is a very exciting organisation to join.

About the role

In this role you will be undertaking water and sediment quality monitoring, analysis and interpretation. You will be supported by and working with more senior members of the team to provide input to projects and tenders and undertaking field work where required. 

About you


  • Degree or postgraduate degree in a relevant subject.
  • Excellent Excel and Word skills.
  • Excellent data management and analysis skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Driving licence.


  • 1-2 years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledgeable in water and sediment quality assessment and management relating to one or more of the following: water quality impact assessments, modelling, reservoir management, catchment management, algal blooms, taste and odour, lake nutrient budgeting, and lake restoration.

Next steps

We expect significant interest in this flexible and rewarding role. If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development