Senior / Principal Ecologist

Posted over 2 years ago
Location South West England
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 1 June 2015
Our client is an established global management and technical consultancy to the built and natural environment.  They are looking for a Senior / Principal Ecologist to be based in their Avon 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:  -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.  A Driving Licence is Essential.