Senior Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25-30K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Sunday, 10 May 2015
Our client is one of the UK's leading environmental companies. They specialise in ensuring environmental compliance for construction and development projects using sound, best practice environmental management techniques.     They are currently looking to employ a senior ecologist to enhance their team in Lancashire.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide specialist advice to high standards including for protected species assessment; habitat translocation, habitat creation and management, site restoration and rehabilitation, specialist services for planning applications, environmental impact assessments and appropriate assessments. The ideal candidate will have: -Minimum 3 years experience -Phase 1 habitat survey and NVC capability and knowledge of protected species -Be able to demonstrate previous experience of project management including the ability to win new business and build strong client relationships through key projects and business initiatives -Experience of EIA  -Protected species survey licence -Existing experience in a similar role in consultancy -Undertaken a project management role in preparing mitigation reports and managing projects under European protected species licence -A strong understanding of biodiversity issues -Mentoring and coaching skills for other team members are essential in this role, as are consultancy and IT skills In return, the company is offering a competitive salary for the successful candidate.