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Senior Ecologist

Posted about 2 years ago
Location Berkshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30-40K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 22 August 2015
Our client  are an engineering and construction company that are now seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Ecologist in the Berkshire area.   This role will involve taking a leading role in ecological and biodiversity aspect of development projects.  Your responsibilities will be for management, client liaison, undertaking field surveys, reporting (Phase 1 habitats, protected species, EcIA and EIA chapters, EPS licence applications etc.), and managing projects to budget and deadlines. You will also be responsible for ecological subcontractors, approving of work scopes, technical review and ensuring quality of inputs to project teams. To provide high quality work within agreed time, budget and quality frameworks and ensure technical and quality aspects of projects are well managed to deliver effective solutions whilst ensuring client satisfaction. You job role will be to engage in direct contact with clients as well as building and maintaining effective relationships. You must therefore have client facing experience as well as commercial awareness and understanding. Must have a relevant degree qualifications as well as relevant post graduate qualification e.g. masters degree, Associate or Full member of CIEEM (Fellow), Chartered Environmentalist (Chartered Ecologist),  Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills particularly the ability to produce clear well-argued reports and presentations, Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team Experience at managing and mentoring less experienced/entry level staff, Commitment to personal and continuing professional development, Capable of organising and developing your work with minimal supervision, Ability to undertake general environmental tasks as required, Public inquiry experience would be desirable. Must have a Full current UK driving licence.