Principal Ecologist - Consultancy - Birmingham

Posted over 2 years ago by Penguin Recruitment
Location West Midlands
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Sector Consultancy, EIA
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 2 March 2015
Principal Ecologist - Birmingham Our client is an internationally recognised engineering consultancy which provides a range of services across the globe for clients both in the public and private sector. With a highly qualified team of ecologists, they are well placed to provide a full range of ecological services, including flora and fauna surveys, mitigations schemes and EIA. Due to an increase in workload, the company are urgently seeking an experienced Principal Ecologist to join their team based in the West Midlands. Academic Qualifications - Candidates for this role are anticipated to hold relevant qualifications including BSc/ MSc in Ecology/ Zoology/ Biology or an Environmental Science. Professional Qualifications - Candidates should possess full IEEM membership and ideally hold at least one protected species license e.g. Bat, GCN, etc. Salary - £35,000 to £40,000 (Depending on relevant experience and skills)Responsibilities 1.Planning and undertaking field surveys: protected species, habitat and botanical.2.Report writing, including chapters for Environmental statements and EIA.3.Designing and implementing ecological mitigation schemes. 4.Project management. 5.Liaising with clients and stakeholders. 6.Preparing license applications. 7.Assisting directors in business development and marketing activities where possible. The position offers the scope for an experienced Principal Ecologist to lead and develop a team of highly skilled and professional ecologists within an award winning multidisciplinary consultancy. It also allows applicants the opportunity to undertake a broad range of ecology projects and due to the nature of the company, employees and actively encouraged to continue to develop their own niche areas of interest such as ornithology, botany, mammals or freshwater. The current project portfolio covers a wide variety of markets and as such you may work on Transport, Leisure and Renewable Energy Projects. Interested in this or any other ecology positions? Please do not hesitate to contact Lewis Buckley of Penguin Recruitment Ltd on 01792 365 008, alternatively you can email your CV to

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