Associate or Chief Marine Geoscientist/Geophysicist

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They have a great opportunity in their UK team for an ambitious Marine Geoscientist, Energy Geoscientist or Marine Geophysicist to join their experienced and dynamic team, to help deliver a...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/106448

Quote ref: 1061/106448

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They have a great opportunity in their UK team for an ambitious Marine Geoscientist, Energy Geoscientist or Marine Geophysicist to join their experienced and dynamic team, to help deliver a range of projects, primarily in the offshore renewables sector. Locations include Epsom, Croydon, or Glasgow.  

 

Your day-to-day role may include the following activities:  

- Acting as Technical Reviewer for Marine Geoscience, Offshore Ground Modelling and Marine Geophysics related projects.  

- Managing, motivating and mentoring junior members of the Marine Geoscience and Geophysics team.  

- Acting as bid manager for strategic marine geoscience, geophysics or cables related bids.  

- Representing the business at industry events.  

- Developing a network of business contacts to contribute to the growth of the Marine Geoscience technical network.  

- Developing and overseeing technical investment tasks and initiatives.  

- Mentoring of early career team members in Marine Geoscience workflows.

Requirements

The successful applicant will be a Marine Geoscientist or Marine Geophysicist with a proven track record and greater than ten years post-graduate industry and/or academic experience preferred.  

 

Candidates should have:  

- A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent) with geophysics and marine geoscience content.  

- Chartered Status with the Geological Society or the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT).  

- Ability to act as Technical Reviewer or Technical Lead for Marine Geoscience and Geophysics projects, including, for example, offshore ground models, geophysical interpretations and geophysical survey specifications.  

- Project management – experience and understanding of the needs and approaches of geoscience consultancy in the offshore wind, subsea cables and hydrogen storage sectors.  

- Proven track record of developing strong relationships with clients, and of leading work planning and commercial management.  

- Strong applied background and experience in Marine Geology, Energy Geoscience and/or Geophysics.  

- Extensive experience of acting as a Marine Geoscientist or Marine Geoscientist in a related field, such as offshore renewables, offshore geophysical survey, research or O&G.  

- Ability to lead and develop marine geoscience and geophysics project teams.  

- Proven experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams.  

- Strong ability to assess complex geological and/or geophysical problems and provide guidance to the wider team.  

- Experience in the use of seismic interpretation software.  

- Excellent report writing skills with the ability to independently review others’ work.  

 

The following qualities are desirable:  

- Doctoral degree or equivalent experience is an advantage.  

- Experience or academic background in the geology of glaciated terrains and glacial depositional environments.  

- Experience in the use of IHS Kingdom or DUG Insight software.  

- Experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (ArcGIS, QGIS or similar).  

- Ability to provide technical leadership on offshore geophysical or geotechnical survey scopes of work.

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