Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Junior Consultant

Posting Date:  26-May-2023
City:  Genova

Genova, IT, 16129 Roma, IT, 144 Rozzano, IT, 20089

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Energy Engineering Solutions
Level of experience:  Junior

RINA is currently recruiting for a Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Junior Consultant to join its office in Genoa, Milan, Rome within the Energy Engineering Solutions Division.


The selected candidate will join the biodiversity and ecosystem services team, working on national and international projects for biodiversity related tasks. He/she will focus on providing several national and international clients with biodiversity and ecosystem services advices on multidisciplinary projects.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate will support the team both for desk-top tasks and field activites, preparing reports or parts of reports and taking part to site visits both in Italy and abroad, both onshore and offshore.

He/she will work jointly with other colleagues in the Environmental Engineering department for multidisciplinary projects.

Typical deliverables will be:

  • habitat/critical habitat assessment,
  • biodiversity baseline,
  • ecosystem services studies,
  • biodiversity action plans,
  • assessment/gap analysis of international biodiversity standards,
  • due diligence and monitoring on financed projects,
  • field reports.

Experiences and Requirements


  • Fluency in English (other languages will be considered as a plus)
  • Familiarity with national&EU environmental/biodiversity regulation is required
  • Familiarity with international (IFC/WB, EBRD etc.) standards and international guidelines on biodiversity and sustainability is required
  • Familiarity with GIS tools is required
  • Familiarity with other environmental modelling and monitoring tools will be considered as a plus
  • Availability for medium and long term missions (including field activities) in Italy and abroad.
  • Previous experience (abt 2-3 years) in similar assignmentsLI-MT3






Master’s Degree in Natural Science or Environmental Science

With over 5,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.