Principal Consultant Ecologist

Posted about 2 years ago
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30-40K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Sunday, 4 October 2015
A global consultancy, our client is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services for oil and gas, minerals and metals and Environmental projects. Due to expansion, they are currently recruiting a Principal Consultant Ecologist to join their team in London. You would be supporting an established team of ecologists with a broad range of expertise and be expected to provide assistance and support for an ongoing workload.   Skills required: -Qualified to degree level or equivalent in ecology or a related subject -An MSc or PhD in a relevant subject would be beneficial -You will have managed ecological projects (including undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)  as part of the wider EIA process), won ecological work in a competitive environment and have strong  experience in ecological survey work (with the main focus being on the terrestrial environment) -You will have experience in dealing with consultees as well as client and design team liaison -Staff management or mentoring experience would be beneficial -Technical background in bat ecology and mitigation would be beneficial -Experience in undertaking Habitats Regulations Assessments would be beneficial -Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) would also be beneficial -A valid UK driving licence is essential for this role as is the flexibility to work unsocial hours and to work away on site In return, the company is offering a competitive salary with excellent opportunities for career progression