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Principal Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Surrey
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30-45K
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA, Renewables
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 30 October 2015
Our client are a growing independent ecological consultancy who work in all ecosystems are now searching to recruit for a Principal Ecologist  to lead their challenging projects in Surrey Role responsibilities: -leading a varied portfolio of interesting and complex ecological projects from initial client meetings through to completion -business development including developing and maintaining relationships with clients, tender preparation and fee proposals -project and people management to ensure effective delivery of projects on time and within budget -ensuring all work is completed to an excellent standard and complying with the company's quality and project management procedures. The successful candidate will have: -A minimum of 4 years' relevant work experience at a senior level in a consultancy environment -Full membership of CIEEM and a relevant post-graduate qualification -First-rate project management skills including financial control of projects and outstanding client liaison abilities -Strong technical skills in one or more specialist areas -Proven experience of writing technical reports, fee proposals, ES chapters and EPSLs -A full working knowledge of EIA, the planning process and relevant environmental legislation -Exceptional people management skills, with the capability to lead high performing teams that fully support the company values -A positive outlook and a strong desire to succeed in their chosen profession In return our client are giving the right candidate a chance for an opportunity to progress to Associate Director. Competitive salary with generous benefits package including bonus scheme, pension and annual leave entitlements and more.