Consultant Ecologist - Greater Manchester

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
09 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy which provides a broad range of integrated planning, management and environmental services while providing clients with sustainable and affordable solutions.

They are now seeking a talented Consultant Ecologist to join their team in Greater Manchester.

As a Consultant Ecologist the role will involve all aspects of ecological consultancy with a focus on undertaking surveys, preparing reporting deliverables and implementing mitigation on the ground. You will be involved in Planning and undertaking Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys, Undertaking Phase 2 species surveys, Technical report production including, survey reports, management plans, mitigation strategies and input into protected species licence applications.

Essential Requirements;
-An appropriate academic qualification in a related discipline
-Have some demonstrable experience in ecological consultancy and experience in extended Phase 1 habitat survey along with protected species surveys
-Be a holder (or working towards) of a European protected species survey license.
-Have a good understanding of relevant wildlife legislation and ecological survey methodologies
-Experience in undertaking protected species surveys.
-Have excellent report writing skills with a focus on quality and attention to detail.
-Hold a valid driving license
-Terrestrial ecology consultancy experience;
-Experience of contributing to EIAs for major infrastructure schemes
-Detailed knowledge of UK wildlife legislation, planning policy and Environmental Impact Assessment;
-Comfortable working within a team, or alone
-Ability to manage own time, and to mentor and motivate others
- Experience of undertaking Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys;

The company are offering a Generous Salary and Company pension Scheme, a flexible working week, and ongoing training and Support