Principal Ecologist - Suffolk

04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is a large Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy with multiple offices including one in Suffolk where an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Principal Ecologist to work on a range of projects.

Project work will be varied covering a broad range of ecology services. The role will involve the management of ecological surveys and reporting, ecological mitigation design and any other related tasks. This is a great opportunity to join an expanding team delivering on key projects and to further develop a variety of skills.

As a Principal Ecologist the role will involve;
-Managing ecological surveys
-Authoring and reviewing reports including EIA and HRA
-Undertaking ecological mitigation design and delivery services for a range of infrastructure and commercial projects
-Liaising with Regulators and planning authorities in obtaining approvals for ecology works
-Liaising with clients, partner organisations and sub-consultants concerning all areas relevant to our projects
-Delivering complex projects on time and managing them to budget
-Preparing costed service proposals for ecology work
-Effective management and mentoring of an ecology team in a multi-disciplinary consultancy environment
-Business development and client relationship management

Principal Ecologist Requirements;
-Member of Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
-Protected species licence(s) would be advantageous, in particular experience of named ecologist on European Protected Species Mitigation Licence(s)
-Appropriate BSc or equivalent qualification
-MSc in a relevant environmental discipline (desirable but not essential)
-Full clean UK driving licence

In return, the company are offering an excellent remuneration package commensurate with experience. Included in this is the potential for flexible working hours and even part-time/working from home if absolutely necessary. They also offer a generous pension scheme and numerous other additional benefits

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