Marine Scientist

Company: Full Time GHD Sector: Maritime, Port & Shipping
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : June 19, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

With more than 10000+ people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.

Privately owned by our people, GHD will support you to move overseas for job opportunities as well as enhance a collaborative and culturally diverse working environment. We give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-friendly policies.

We are seeking a skilled Marine Scientist with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience to join our Environment Team in Qatar and contribute to our mission of protecting marine environments. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in marine biology, ecology, or related fields, with experience in conducting fieldwork, data analysis, and reporting. The Marine Scientist will collaborate with project teams to assess the impact of human activities on marine ecosystems, develop strategies for conservation and management, and provide expert guidance to clients.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marine Biology, Oceanography, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience of 5 – 8 years in conducting marine fieldwork, including SCUBA diving and boat-based surveys.
  • Comfortable working in offshore environments.
  • Proficiency in data analysis software and GIS applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to diverse audiences.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and permitting processes related to marine projects is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field surveys and research to assess marine biodiversity, habitat quality, and ecosystem health.
  • Participate in SCUBA dive surveys where required
  • Collect and analyze water quality samples, plankton samples, and other environmental data.
  • Utilize GIS and other analytical tools to map marine habitats and assess spatial patterns.
  • Prepare technical reports, environmental impact assessments, and regulatory compliance documents.
  • Communicate findings to clients, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders through presentations and written reports.

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