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Principal / Senior Ecologist

Posted almost 2 years ago
Location London (Central)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28-42K
Sector Ecology
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 2 January 2016
Our client is a successful specialist consultancy servicing clients within the private, public and voluntary sectors throughout the UK. They are now seeking a Principal / Senior Ecologist to work with a strong emphasis on project management to be based out of their London office. The project-based nature of their work means that there will be a requirement to travel and possibly work away from home as is necessary to successfully carry out contracts.  A  Full clean driving licence is essential Skills and Experience -Appropriate degree(s) -Full Member of the CIEEM -Minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience habitat and protected species surveys, EIA, HRA, BREEAM and CfSH -Four or more years' experience of report writing, including production of non-standard research led reports -Critically review of own work and minimum 2 years of reviewing others work -Excellent communication skills to enable effective liaison with clients and colleagues -Minimum 2 years of managing a team largely focussed on protected species surveys and assessments -Particular expertise in bat ecology and be in possession of a survey licence (this is a role requirement) -Experience of writing EPSM licences for bats and one or more of the following: great crested newts, dormice. Ideally, have been a named ecologist on one or more EPSM licence. -Experience of producing ecology chapters as part of EcIA for complex projects.  -Up to date knowledge of EU and UK legislation and policy Our client offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave and pension scheme etc