Senior Environmental Consultant (Arborist/Botanist...Senior Environmental Consultant (Arborist/Botanist)
Mott MacDonald
Hong Kong

Job Description

Reporting to the Principal Environmental Consultant, you will be responsible for implementing various consultancy projects and providing consultation to stakeholders.

Your Next Challenge

  • Responsible of Tree Survey and the submission of Tree Survey Report, Compensatory Planting Plan and Tree Felling Application according to the statutory requirements
  • Undertake habitat survey, flora survey and support ecological impact assessment and landscape and visual impact assessment
  • Develop practical measures to avoid, minimize, mitigate and / or compensate for ecological impacts in relation to habitat and flora species
  • Formulate ecological / landscape enhancement plan, landscape designs, establish criteria and produce landscape master plans, as well as conduct landscape audit and site inspection for infrastructure and development projects
  • Take responsibility for project delivery including time, cost, co-ordination and stakeholder management
  • Liaise with clients and relevant authorities on project matters
  • Provide technical support in client, stakeholder and public consultations; act as technical expert and provide advice and solutions to meet clients' requirements
  • Participate in preparation of bid submissions and business development activities
  • Candidate Specification

    What You'll Need

  • Enthusiasm for tree preservation, flora conservation, and creating a positive environment for improving people's lives
  • Degree holder with major in Botany / Arboriculture / Horticulture / Environmental Science or Landscape-related discipline or equivalent;
  • holding a Master degree would be an advantage

  • Recognized professional qualification in related discipline, e.g. Certified Arborist of International Society of Arboriculture.
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualification of ISA, or Professional Tree Inspection by LANTRA Awards is an advantage
  • Around 4 years of practical experience in flora survey and tree surveys, ecological and / or landscape impact assessment gained in consultancy or contractor setting
  • Demonstrable track record in consultancy projects in relation to the ecological and / or landscape baseline surveys and impact assessment (experience in landscape design will be an advantage);
  • tree survey and developing tree preservation or removal proposals

  • Successful experience of large complex multi-disciplinary projects will be an asset
  • Proficiency in computer graphics (e.g. PhotoShop, AutoCAD)
  • Good all-round communication skills and an interest in undertaking public consultations
  • Proactive, results-oriented, multi-tasker outlook
  • Track record in successful project delivery
  • An eye for detail and an appreciation of how landscape influences peoples’ experiences
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Job Profile

    Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and has a global reach spanning six continents.

    Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by a world-class expertise to deliver technical excellence for our clients.

    We were also named as Global Consultant of the Year 2014 at the NCE / ACE Consultants of Year Awards.

    We have been established in Hong Kong for over 50 years. Our 500 employees work across multiple sectors covering residential and commercial buildings, transport, infrastructure, utilities, environment and project management.

    We aim to provide high quality management, engineering and environmental services to both the public and private sectors.

    Our best known achievements are the Hong Kong International Airport, the Tsing Ma Bridge and the West Kowloon Reclamation.

    More recently, we have worked on the expansion of the Hong Kong International Airport with the 3rd Runway, the Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge, the infrastructure of the West Kowloon Cultural District.

    To support our continuous growth, we are now looking for an experienced professional to join our team.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

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