Senior Ecologist - Southampton

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location Hampshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Consultancy, EIA
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 6 November 2015
Our client are a multi-disciplinary who are now seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist in Southampton. The successful candidate will have these key skills: -Proven ability to prepare technical input to projects and bids and manage subcontractors -Preparing mitigation method statements, including obtaining licences where necessary -ideally for protected species (and experience of EPS licences would be a benefit). -Effective liaison with clients and project team members to communicate ecological issues and implications. -Implementing/supervising ecological mitigation works - ideally for protected species. -Liaising with and obtaining approval for ecological work with SNCOs and other stakeholders. -Strong track record in ecology survey and assessment including EIA and HRA.  As a minimum Phase 1 habitat surveys. -Expertise in a number of the following would also be expected: reptiles, badgers, water voles, dormice, GCN, birds or botanical surveying. Qualifications: -CIEEM member or similar (CIWEM, IEMA etc); ideally would be Chartered Environmentalist or Scientist -Will hold a Protected Species Licence for one or more species                            The successful candidate will also be required to travel as part of this job In return our client offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package