Senior Environmental Scientist/Senior Ecologist

Applications are invited for the following postition.

Senior Environmental Scientist/Senior Ecologist – Galway/Dublin

Ryan Hanley is seeking an ambitious Senior Environmental Scientist or Ecologist to join our expanding environmental team.

Applicants should ideally have at least 10 years’ experience in a range of infrastructure projects, with particular experience in co-ordinating EIA and statutory consent applications. Experience in writing or managing Habitats Directive Appropriate Assessments is a distinct advantage.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Relevant third level Degree (Level 8 or higher);
  • c10 years’ post qualification experience, most of which will have been gained in a planning or environmental consultancy area, preferably in environmental assessment;
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management;
  • Experience in EIA/AA Co-ordination, AA and NIS;
  • Excellent knowledge of environmental and planning legislation (Ireland);
  • Strong technical report writing skills;
  • Excellent planning, project management and leadership skills;
The following would be advantageous:
  • Post graduate qualification (Masters or Doctorate);
  • Chartered by a professional body such as CIEEM.
  • Experience in water infrastructure (water supply, wastewater, flooding);
  • Experience as an Expert Witness;
  • Experience in Managing client relationships.


Applicants should hold a Full clean driver’s licence.


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