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GoBe Consultants Ltd

Job title Marine Environmental Consultants
Location Devon or Glasgow, UK
Salary range Negotiable
Sector Consultancy
Date posted 02-Nov-18
Apply by 01-Dec-18
Contact Jeni Bridgman
Tel: 01626 323890
Summary We are looking for motivated professionals to fill a number of positions for Marine Environmental Consultants (at all levels of experience) to work on many of the world’s largest offshore windfarms in UK waters.  We currently have opportunities in our offices in both Newton Abbot, Devon and in central Glasgow.

Marine Environmental Consultants – All Levels (Devon or Glasgow)

Do you want to:

  • play a major role in the development of some of the largest offshore wind farm developments in the world?
  • help shape the continuing growth of an innovative and responsive independent company and a leader in the offshore wind farm market?
  • work for an organisation that affords you the time and space to achieve your personal and professional goals?
  • join a team of supportive and engaged colleagues, who are working at the forefront of the offshore wind industry, to further your career?

We are looking for motivated individuals (at all levels) who can positively contribute to our organisation at both the professional and personal level.  If you are experienced in coastal and marine environmental consenting and or compliance and are interested in joining GoBe Consultants then we want to hear from you. We currently have opportunities in our offices in both Devon and in central Glasgow.

About Us:

GoBe offers a unique opportunity to join a fast growth planning and environmental consultancy working in one of the most prestigious development sectors in the marine environment. We have a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service to our clients which has made us the market leading consultancy in offshore wind in the UK; we have worked on UK projects with a combined generating capacity of in excess of 25GW, working for clients including Orsted, SSE, Innogy, EDF, Eon, and Scottish Power Renewables.

We provide a supportive and encouraging environment to develop your career working on some of the largest marine infrastructure projects in the world.  We recognise that our people are our most important assets and that we have a commitment to their personal development; we support and encourage flexible working and the health and well-being of our employees – come and join us and help us shape the future.

The Role:

We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced Marine Environmental Consultants to join our team providing planning and EIA services on many of the world’s largest offshore windfarms in UK waters.  We currently have opportunities in our offices in both Devon and in central Glasgow.

Your previous career experience will have provided experience in the marine sector working on development projects in the UK.  Your role will build on this experience by applying your knowledge working with the wider GoBe team and directly with our clients, problem solving and representing the Company in client offices, and regulator and statutory stakeholder meetings.

Your main areas of work within the role would be:

  • The provision of project specific and strategic advice;
  • Managing and undertaking Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), environmental appraisals and Habitats Regulations assessments;
  • Supporting the delivery of projects within the UK (principally Scotland, England and Wales) Consent and Planning systems;
  • Managing the delivery of consent compliance (post consent) through the pre-construction, construction and operational phases of offshore wind farm projects;
  • Business development through the identification and development of opportunities with new or existing clients; and
  • General support to the Senior Management Team, other project managers and the wider GoBe team.

Key Requirements:

You will need to be an efficient worker and enjoy the challenge of a growth-orientated environment able to work in a team and, at times, independently. You will provide support and advice to your colleagues as well as our clients, be able to proactively seek business development opportunities, and contribute to the continuing growth and development of the Company.

You will have:

  • A degree level qualification, but preferably MSc, in a relevant marine environmental sciences discipline;
  • Proven experience in marine development/EIA consultancy (minimum 1 years +) or equivalent;
  • Experience of related legislative requirements (e.g. Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA), Water Framework Directive (WFD), European Protected Species (EPS) and Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ));
  • Proven project management skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organisational and time management skills;
  • Experience of the technical review of reports and quality assurance of deliverables;
  • A focused, professional and articulate manner with strong inter-personal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Self-motivation with an ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a growing team;
  • Willingness to travel within the UK.
  • A proven ability of applying your knowledge in a related marine sciences discipline;
  • Membership of a relevant professional institute (or ability to demonstrate that you are working towards membership).


We offer a competitive salary plus a range of benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, discretionary company bonus, and 25 days holiday.   We value the wellbeing of our staff and this is reflected in our flexible working conditions.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunities and are committed to promoting fairness, equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace.


Apply online or by emailing your CV and a covering letter to

Closing date for submissions: 1st December 2018