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Senior Ecologist

Posted about 2 years ago
Location West Midlands
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28-35K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 10 August 2015
Our Client, a leading environmental organisation and one of the largest regionally based consultancy and engineering services with offices around the UK is looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their West Midlands team.  Role responsibilities include:  Managing, supervising and training any new ecologists recruited to the Birmingham office to deliver ecological consultancy projects in the West Midlands.  Preparation and submission of fee proposals and tender documents. Undertaking the design and management of ecological surveys from inception through to completion. Undertaking preliminary ecological appraisals and surveys for legally protected species. Carrying out detailed and iterative ecological impact assessments. Designing and implementing ecological mitigation plans and site works. Prepare mitigation licence applications. Ideally candidates will hold a degree in an Ecology related field, have experience in holding and implementing Natural England mitigating licences for legally protected species, have good communication, organisational, project management and report writing skills.  Bat Roost Survey and Great Crested Newt Survey licences would be desirable.  In return the company offer a competitive salary and benefits.