Senior Ecologist

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
13 Aug 2019
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Ecologist - Leeds

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Yorkshire for a talented Senior Ecologist to join a prestigious multidisciplinary consultancy. Our client are a leading consultancy firm offering specialist project solutions across a broad range of environmental and engineering sectors.

As a Senior Ecologist, your duties will encompass the delivery of high-quality professional services and advice. This will include forming and maintaining strong business relationships with clients, ecology team members and the wider multidisciplinary team.

This role is partially site-based, and partially office-based; specific duties may include:

* Leading ecological field surveys.

* Analysing survey results and writing appropriate reports and documents (e.g. appraisals, chapters, EIA's and licence applications).

* Planning and implementing mitigation/habitat management schemes.

* Project management of all aspects of small to medium sized projects.

* Line management and mentoring junior team members.

* Preparing fee proposals and engaging in business development strategies.

Successful candidates for this position will hold:

* A degree in Ecology or a related environmental discipline.

* Hold at least one protected species licence (GCN highly desirable, Bat advantageous) and experience of protected species licence applications.

* Strong field skills and demonstrable knowledge of relevant wildlife and planning legislation.

* Experience of undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments.

* Confident in managing projects to completion.

* Experience of managing a small team and mentoring junior staff.

* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and experience preparing high-quality reports.

* CIEEM membership.

* A full, clean UK driving licence.

This is an ideal role for an experienced Senior Ecologist looking to progress in their career and take on their next challenge. Our client can offer superb career support and ongoing training opportunities in addition to a competitive salary. Successful candidates will also receive an excellent remuneration package including private healthcare, a mobile phone, life assurance and more outstanding benefits, apply today!

To be considered click apply on this advert or if you are interested in learning more about this Senior Ecologist role contact our Ecology specialist Kirsty Drane at Zodiac Recruitment

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