Principle Ecologist

Highly flexible, depending on experience
16 Jul 2013
13 Aug 2013
Tom Wood
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Principal Ecologist
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: Highly flexible DOE
Location: Hertfordshire
Consultant: Tom Wood
Reference: PRE26

The Organisation:

The Green Recruitment Company is representing a national, highly successful, growing environmental consultancy offering a full range of services in Ecology and Planning with offices covering the whole of the UK. The consultancy is looking for a Principal Ecologist to be based in their Hertfordshire office.

The Role:

The Principal Ecologist will be involved in all aspects of project management and project delivery; overseeing and coordinating the ecology team in a range of different projects. The role requires the Principal Ecologist to have strong business development skills with a strong background in client management and delivery. The role is highly flexible dependent on the skills of the Principal Ecologist and hence candidates of all skill sets are requested to apply.

As part of the role the Principal Ecologist will;

• Spend at least 75% of time on project/changeable objectives
• Win and manage complex (multidisciplinary) projects and inputs. Provide a single point of contact for clients on these projects and demonstrate exemplary client care.
• Manage and assist other project managers and other member of the team as appropriate, to deliver multi-disciplinary projects
• Ensure that all technical content from self and others is correct and sound
• Liaise and/or direct internal/external project teams, attending meetings (both internally and externally) as required and appropriate
• Working outside normal hours as necessary

Person Specification:

• A first degree in a relevant subject supported by a post-graduate qualification in an environmental subject
• Excellent report-writing skills
• Business development skills (Essential)
• Client management and client delivery skills (Essential)
• Proven project- and people-management abilities
• Full IEEM membership
• Relevant academic qualifications to postgraduate-level
• Ideally one or more specialisms in Ecology (e.g. tree-climbing surveys, arboriculture, botany, BREEAM, EIA etc.)
• Protected species survey licenses (especially bat, great crested newt or dormouse).
• To have worked on a full range of projects including Phase I habitat surveys and conducting EPS Surveys
• Be a charted environmentalist

To apply for this role please send your CV to:
Tom Wood
Please get in touch with any queries on:
+44(0) 203 002 2877

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies

Commutable locations include; Hertford, St Albans, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Watford, Hitchin, Aylesbury, Harlow, Letchworth, Dunstable.

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