Senior/Principal Ecologist - West Midlands

W5 Resourcing Associates
West Midlands
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading Ecology Consultancy. Due to continued growth and expansion of the company there is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ecologist to join their team based in the West Midlands.
As a Senior Ecologist, you will have the opportunity to get involved in the whole life cycle of a variety of project work, undertaking both office and field duties.
The successful Senior Ecologist will be responsible for the following:
Successful Project Management Undertake business development, expansion of existing client base and resource managementAssisting in the winning, delivery and management of ecological projectsPlanning and undertaking field surveys: protected species, habitat and botanicalReport writing, including chapters for Environmental statements and EIAPreparing development licences for European protected speciesEcological clerk of work rolesSupervision of junior members of the team, subcontractors and seasonal staffLiaising with clients and stakeholdersBusiness development and expansion of client base
The successful Senior Ecologist must have the following qualifications and experience:
Degree in a relevant field 5 years consultancy experienceCIEEM MembershipSuccessful track record in management of projectsKnowledge of relevant UK and European legislation, policy and guidanceExperience in the preparation of mitigation method statements, including obtaining licences for European Protected SpeciesExcellent report writing skillsDemonstrable experience in managing multi-species projectsProven business development skills including fee scheduling and tender writingProven project management experience, including resource allocation and invoicingEIA experience
In return, the company is offering a competitive salary and benefits package to the right candidate.
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