Earth Observation Scientist - Belfast
We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.
Our West sub-region (Belfast, Cardiff, Bristol and Winchester) employs upwards of 700 people in a multitude of different disciplines with approximately 15-20% of these being employed within Consulting disciplines across planning, environment, water, project management and energy.
This is an opportunity for a Remote Sensing Scientist to join our successful, growing ecology team in the West to work initially on a project delivering habitat mapping through earth observation data.
You will work as part of a wider ecology team and also work closely with our digital insight team in a truly integrated and multi-disciplinary way. We work seamlessly across Northern Ireland, South West England and Wales and collaborate with our colleagues across the UK and internationally.
You will be based in Arup's Belfast office primarily with trips to other offices in the UK and Ireland as required to further develop the role. As an employee owned business, Arup is able to offer unique professional development opportunities and a highly competitive employee package.
We expect specialist input via this post primarily to our ecology team in Belfast but also potentially across our four West offices and throughout the UK and Ireland. As an ambitious, remote sensing scientist you will be given the support to fulfil the immediate responsibilities of the role as well as the opportunity to input to identifying and pursuing business development opportunities locally and globally. This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated and ambitious team with the support to develop new business as well as the continuing delivery of genuinely interesting and challenging projects.
Requirements and skills
Essential Skills and Knowledge
This role will be suitable for an individual with the below skills and experience:
Desirable Skills and Knowledge
Shape your time with us
We are keen to support flexible and part-time working wherever the role allows. If you wish to explore the possibilities associated with this opportunity, please let us know what you're looking for in your cover letter when you apply.
Reward and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm's financial performance.