Senior Ecologist

28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
18 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client provides a broad range of Ecological advice to clients from both the public and private sectors. Their ecology team is based in Dorset is involved in a comprehensive range of projects to help provide solutions to clients ecological issues. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ecologist to join their team in Tyne and Wear.

The Senior Ecologist role will involve assisting with the development of a team of ecologists and responsibility for the management of a diverse range of ecological projects as well as the ongoing management of staff. Other duties will include habitat and species surveys and extensive client liaison to give advice and support on ecological issues and promote a high quality, integrated service. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to assist the environmental team and provide input into environmental impact assessments.

Senior Ecologist applicants must have a degree in Ecology and a related postgraduate degree would be an advantage. Experience as a professional ecologist is essential as are proven survey and project management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required for this role. At least one protected species licence and membership of a relevant professional institute would be an advantage.

In return, the company are offering the successful Senior Ecologist 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.

Commutable locations include Alnwick, Hartlepool, Bishop Auckland, Bellingham, Haydon Bridge, Durham, Washington