Ecology Director

Posted over 2 years ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 30 May 2015
Our Client are one of the world's leading multidisciplinary consultancies advising on all aspects of planning and development in the built and natural environment.  They are looking to recruit a Director of Ecology to lead ecology teams across the UK. The position will be based in their offices in Cambridgeshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development of our client's specialist ecology services in environmental impact assessment and related species/habitat management work. Ideally, the successful candidate will have at least 10 years relevant experience and will need good technical and management skills together with commercial awareness.  An understanding of how ecology and biodiversity is assessed in the UK planning system is essential. Previous consultancy and /or expert witness experience would be an advantage. The role focuses on on-shore ecology and includes work in both town planning and on major infrastructure projects. Successful candidates will be qualified in a relevant Ecology related degree ideally to Masters level. Candidates must hold a number of Protected Species Licences.  In return our client offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. A Full driving licence is essential.