Senior Ecologist

Vacancy: Senior Ecologist Position

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 a year

Location: Northwest with travel throughout UK

Hours: Full time (part time may be considered for the right person)

Contract: Permanent

This dynamic and growing business is looking for an additional Senior Ecologist to join a small but enthusiastic and friendly team on a permanent basis. The successful applicant will take responsibility for running some of their ecology projects, working alongside the arboricultural and landscape design teams supporting a range of clients across the UK. This position offers excellent long-term prospects with an expanding company.

The job will involve, but not be restricted to:

  • Carrying out extended phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Hedgerow Surveys
  • Report writing to a high standard
  • BREEAM Surveys & Reports
  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Project management & Liaison with client teams
  • Pricing & resourcing of projects
  • Ensuring that projects are completed to deadlines as per agreed brief and within budget
  • Liaising with clients & stakeholders
  • Assisting in business development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Consultancy experience
  • Protected species licence (minimum level 1 / 2 bat licence preferable)
  • Previously named on European Protected Species Development Licences
  • Empathetic approach to client projects
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability and willingness to work unusual hours
  • Project management experience
  • Highly organised
  • Works well under pressure

In order to be successful in this role you will be self-motivated, have a natural enthusiasm for providing solutions to client problems with the utmost integrity, a desire to make things happen, an eye for detail and an absolute commitment to quality.

In return, the right person will receive a cometptive salary and a range of benefits that will grow as the business continues to grow.