Our people are the difference!

Who they are, what they do and how they do it is why we’re the award-winning, industry-leading, thriving boldly global environmental consultancy we are today. We’re APEM Ltd and we’re expanding.

As a people-first business we’re accountable for our aspirations, actions, and what we get because of them. We believe inspiration and insight come from everywhere, so no matter history or choices in life, we will empower you to be your best, so we can be our best, together.

If you’re driven, ready to guide governments, shape private client projects across the planet and improve the natural world, then we want the whole you.

The WOW factor

When home became work, we learned that flexibility, understanding and balance allowed us all to move forward and grow together.

So no matter where you’re based, the hours you keep, or the toddlers you have to entertain, we’re committed to our ways of working (WOW) with each other so we can continue to be our best.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for a high-calibre and motivated scientists to join our growing team for an initial period of 6 months. We are looking for motivated individuals to join the ornithology team to work as bird and marine mammal image analysts and to help with other tasks.

Based at either APEM’s headquarters in Stockport or the Chester office at Hawarden Airport you will be expected to assist in image processing, data handling, image analysis and project work as required. Many of the images that you will have to interpret are of birds and marine mammals in the marine environment. An interest in wildlife, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to identify Britain’s common birds and / or marine mammals is essential.

For the right candidate there may be opportunities for progression within the role itself as well as progression into other areas of APEM’s business.

About you

Successful applicants should preferably have a degree in biology / environmental science / remote sensing or relevant experience in bird identification or other ornithology or marine mammal related work. You will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work to tight deadlines. You will be an active team player.  Understanding of MS Office packages such as Excel and some experience of GIS software packages is essential.  Previous experience undertaking ornithology fieldwork surveys would be desirable.  You must be able to record data carefully and systematically, and write clearly. Flexibility and reliability are key requirements in this role and a good attention to detail is required.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Image processing.
  • Data handling.
  • Image analysis.
  • Careful and systematic recording of data to a high standard to carry out any additional

We recognise that everyone’s story is different.

The opportunities, experiences and challenges faced in life shape who we are today and we understand that these are the things that make us individual and unique. Embracing our differences means we’re able to approach what we do from every dimension. Inspiration and insight can come from anywhere, and no matter your history or choices in life, we empower our people to be their best, so we can be our best, together.

We welcome the whole you.