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Senior Ecologist - Birmingham

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable depending upon experience - great salary + bonus + benefits
Sector Consultancy, EIA, Environment Management
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 14 December 2015
Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to join their fast-growing team in Birmingham. Our client is an exceptional organisation who promote a "family feel" within their network of regional offices. Our client relies on employees to be self-sufficient, encouraging every member of staff to have ambitions of growing / progressing within the company.  Our client also offers one paid day per month where employees can spend time out of the office engaging with and supporting a community project / charity. They offer an annual bonus based on a profit share and flexible working patterns as an additional bonus! Experience Candidates will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant ecological discipline and have considerable consultancy experience, meeting and advising clients, and liaising with statutory bodies and planning authorities on wildlife issues in the planning process. Candidates will have experience in implementing surveys and mitigation schemes for protected species and will also have relevant survey and development licences. Our client loves confident individuals who can lead and train less experienced ecologists, and write and professionally review outgoing reports. The role will require detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental legislation in relation to protected habitats and species, and Habitats Regulations Assessments. Requirements Degree Educated (Ecology related) Detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of UK and EU environmental legislation Extensive experience in report writing Extended Phase 1 Survey Phase 2 Survey Protected species licence (preferably Bat or GCN) Extensive staff and project management experience A strong communicator    If you are interested then please contact Alister Gray at Mindful Talent alister.gray@mindfultalent.co.uk or call direct on 07538 696 630