Senior Freshwater Consultant

APEM Limited

Manchester, UK 🇬🇧


About The Role

Are you looking to advance your career as a Freshwater Scientist? Join our team as a Senior Freshwater Consultant in our growing Freshwater Biological Division!

At APEM, we have been experts in freshwater biology for many years. As a Senior Freshwater Consultant, you will play a vital role in our Freshwater Biology Consultancy division, where we deliver cutting-edge collection, analysis and interpretation of freshwater hydro-ecology data. Our team is passionate about using hydro-ecological data to provide our clients with evidence-based solutions that balance environmental and anthropogenic needs for water.

As a Senior Freshwater Consultant, you will be responsible for leading and providing senior level hydroecology technical input to a wide range of projects. You will deliver large scale environmental monitoring programmes, data analysis and technical reports, while also providing aquatic science consultancy services to clients. From bringing in new projects to producing high-quality scientific report outputs, you will be involved in all aspects of the consultancy process.

To be successful you will need:

  • BSc or MSc degree in a relevant subject and at least 3-4 years’ professional experience in freshwater environmental work.
  • Knowledge of policy, legislation and issues relating to freshwater ecosystems or water resources.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience in delivering projects within commercial consultancy, industry or regulatory environment.
  • A valid driving licence.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. They have also taken on work that has improved consultancy skills that have aided their career. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

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.

About Us

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.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development