Senior Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Location Hampshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25-32K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 2 May 2015
Our client is an established global management and technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. They work in partnership with clients in over 40 countries to help them realise their corporate and project ambitions. They are looking for a Senior Ecologist to be based in their Hampshire office. This is a key position within the National Ecology team therefore seeking a strong individual who can help the established team develop the ecological business in the region. The successful candidate will be responsible for:  -Reporting to and supporting the Principal Ecologist  -Generation, maintenance and delivery of workloads  -Project management including client liaison, tender preparation and financial control, ensuring effective delivery of projects to a high standard  -Supervision of other project team members, including subcontractors and seasonal staff -Business development, expansion of client base and resource management in the local area -Supporting and contributing to national team objectives -Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence and queries  -Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions / decisions -Operation at a professional level within the ecological sector -Ensuring departmental processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions The suitable applicant will have the following: -Relevant professional qualification -Permanent or FTC for 6 months -A proven track record in project management, field work and technical reporting with a desire to mentor other staff and improve knowledge of their chosen field across the national team -Knowledge and experience of protected species mitigation (including licensing) -Knowledge of relevant legislation and its application -Ornithology and/or invertebrate expertise highly desirable  In return, our client can offer a very competitive salary and benefits package together with the opportunity for development for the ideal candidate.