Senior/Project Ecologist

Join Dublin-based Ecology team at MKO as Senior/Project Ecologist. Gain diverse project experience, career growth, showcase expertise, varied responsibilities, and strong company culture. Make a tangible impact in renewable energy, housing, water services, and more.

Dublin, Ireland  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   2 months ago

MKO is Ireland’s largest Planning and Environmental consultancy.

Our team of 200+ experienced professionals work across the planning, environmental, ecology and related fields. We deliver challenging and complex projects for our clients and have an unrivalled track record of success. We add real value to our client’s projects through our multi-disciplinary expertise and a broad range of nationwide experience.

Our success and growth rests entirely on the knowledge, skills, ambition and integrity of our people, and we value these qualities most highly. We are forward-thinking and work with a can-do attitude, which nurtures people, ideas and opportunities to help maximise potential.

Through our work, we aim to leave a legacy we can all be proud of.

Job Description

Are you a dedicated environmental professional with a passion for making a tangible impact in the fields of renewable energy, housing, water services, transport infrastructure, forestry, and conservation? Do you have a third-level qualification in ecology, botany, zoology, or related fields and 3-5 years of post-graduate ecological experience, ideally in a consultancy environment?

If so, we are looking for Senior and Project Ecologists to join our Dublin-based Ecology team, and here's how this opportunity can benefit you:

1. Diverse Project Portfolio: As an Ecologist at MKO, you will have the chance to work on a wide range of projects across various sectors, allowing you to gain valuable experience and expertise in diverse environmental areas.

2. Career Growth: You'll be entrusted with managing medium to large-scale projects from start to finish, providing you with the opportunity to enhance your project and people management skills and advance in your career. You will also be able to avail of extensive in-house and external training aligned with your interests and the objectives of the business.

3. Showcasing Your Expertise: MKO values your unique ecological insights. Whether it's academic specialisation or a particular ecological interest, your expertise will be celebrated and put to good use. We pride ourselves in tailoring roles to match the skills and interests of our team members.

4. Varied Responsibilities: Your role will encompass preparing and managing ecological assessments, mentoring junior team members, conducting fieldwork, collaborating with stakeholders, and meeting project deadlines. It's a dynamic role that keeps you engaged and challenged. If you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, MKO offers the perfect setting for your professional growth.

6. Strong Company Culture: At MKO, we believe in fostering a supportive and collaborative company culture. Our team members enjoy a positive work environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. You'll be part of a close-knit group of professionals who are passionate about ecological conservation and sustainable development. We value work-life balance, professional development, and open communication, ensuring that your career at MKO is not just fulfilling but also enjoyable. Join us, and you'll not only contribute to meaningful projects but also be part of a company that cares about your well-being and growth.

Ready to take the next step in your ecological career?

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About the role

Mar 20, 2024

Full Time


Sep 18, 2024


Dublin, Ireland

3-5 years


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