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Principal Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £33-45K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Our client is a leading Environmental Consultancy that are now seeking to recruit an experienced Principal Ecologist to join their office in Sussex. Working with a multi-disciplined team the successful Ecologist will have the following duties:   Co-ordination and management of ecology consultancy services  Developing the Ecology business  Co-ordinate projects, overseeing staff members and processes Taking a lead role in the management of projects Briefing and managing ecology sub-contractors technical and financial performance.  Technical review and approval of sub-contractors reports.  Working with the existing team to manage and coordinate workloads and plan future growth  Client liaison  Writing bids, costing projects and undertaking technical work to support projects as appropriate.  Managing the commercial elements of ecology work  Manage project accounts  Managing junior members of staff  Resource management and control The ideal candidate must have:  Degree or equivalent in Ecology, Conservation, or a related subject Hold a protected species licence(s)  Demonstrable experience of successfully managing multi-disciplinary project teams  Proven experience of team and project management  Financial management experience   Knowledge of environmental planning issues  Experience of compiling fee proposals and project budgets.  Minimum of 5 years Ecology Consultancy experience  Chartership or incorporated membership of relevant professional institution In return the company offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package.