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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2021
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    One day, transit will be truly rapid. One day, alternative energy will no longer be the alternative. One day, we will look beyond earth for valuable minerals. With an engineering partner who delivers more innovative solutions, that day will come sooner. Throughout our storied history, we’ve embraced our clients’ visions as our own. We’ve ch...
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    Senior Environmental Consultant, Biodiversity Specialist

    With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

    Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Biodiversity Consultant to join the Environmental group in Johannesburg.

    Every project has an environmental footprint. Knowledge of our clients’ processes and business helps us seize strategic opportunities and mitigate project risks. Our Environmental Services Group provides our clients with expertise in Climate Change, Environmental Assessment & Management, Noise & Vibration, Social Impact Management, Sustainable Development Design, and Water Resources. If a career rooted in positive environmental change and sustainability inspires you, join our innovative Environmental Services Group today!

    As The Successful Candidate, You Will

    • Lead and grow the biodiversity specialty as part of our existing environmental consulting practice
    • Have experience with successfully leading biodiversity assessments, ecosystem and reserve planning and biodiversity offsetting
    • Experience in biodiversity in a variety of biomes with specialist capability
    • A deep understanding of the standards, trends and challenges in the international biodiversity arena with the ability to train and motivate others
    • A deep understanding of the requirements of the international lending community in relation to:
    • IFC Performance Standard 6
    • Critical Habitat Assessment
    • Assessment of Species of Concern
    • Biodiversity Offsetting
    • Ecosystems Services
    • Biodiversity Management Plans

    You Bring To The Role

    • Advanced degree (Masters) in environmental sciences, natural sciences, biology, ecology and/or a related discipline
    • Minimum of 10-years’ experience in biodiversity assessments and IFC Performance Standard 6
    • A background in consultancy, advisory practice or equivalent background
    • The ability to lead, mentor and inspire environmental teams with a focus on growing the biodiversity practice
    • The ability to collaborate with peers and integrate with engineering teams
    • The ability to engage clients as well as role up your sleeves
    • An entrepreneurial spirit with a technical soul!

    Why join us?

    • Develop innovation partnerships
    • Think locally, work globally
    • Engage with people who make a difference

    What we offer you?

    • Flexible work environment.
    • Long term career development
    • The opportunity to grow and develop a practice

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Hatch on to apply

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