Senior Ecologist

W5 Resourcing Associates Ltd
£28000 - £34000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a large, multi-disciplined consultancy that provides a comprehensive range of services over a broad spectrum of disciplines. They have a large environmental team with offices UK wide that provide integral, high quality solutions to a wide range of environmental issues. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ecologist to join and strengthen their Surrey based team.

The majority of work is likely to be regional, but there will be technical collaboration and networking, with the ecologists working within the company around the UK.

The role will involve providing technical and project support to ecology teams, investing time in the technical development of more junior team members and managing ecology project teams to deliver work efficiently and to budget. You will be undertaking field surveys, co-ordinating and delivering ecological mitigation works, producing reports and protect species licence applications.

You must have experience of producing EcIAs, undertaking nature conservation/ecology assessments and be able to work as part of a team. You will manage budgets and deadlines for projects, as well as your own workload.

The ideal candidate will have:
-A degree in a relevant discipline and preferably an MSc
-Full membership of the IEEM
-Experience in Phase 1 habitat survey and protected species surveys, and at least one protected species licence
-Experience in EIAs, Habitats Regulations Assessment and designing and implementing and designing ecological mitigation schemes
-Experience of using technology to support field surveys, managing ecological aspects of large projects and working with site teams
-Excellent communication and written skills are essential, and HRA or overseas experience would be an advantage
-Full UK driving licence

In return, the company offers a competitive salary to the right candidate