Senior Ecologist

Posted over 1 year ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary Negotiable
Sector Ecology
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 14 January 2016
Our client are an expanding collection of Environmental Consultants who are now looking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to join their team in West Sussex. This role may be suitable for someone looking to step up into a more senior role, or be someone with existing experience as a senior consultant who would like a new challenge and to be part of a growing and developing business. Key responsibilities include: -Managing and delivering a range of projects -Producing high quality reports for clients; on time and within budget -Mentoring and supervising junior staff -Preparing tenders and quotes for clients -Managing client relationships -Undertaking ecological surveys and mitigation using best practice techniques; and -Producing EPS licenses (highly desirable) Essential Skills and Experience: -The candidate should ideally be a Full member of CIEEM (or have the ability to upgrade within the next 6 months) -A full UK driving license -A bat survey license -Experience undertaking PEA and Phase 1 habitat surveys -Experience producing mitigation schemes tailored to protect a variety of species/habitats -A degree and/or postgraduate degree in a relevant field -In depth knowledge of appropriate best practice survey guidelines and legislation In return our client offer a competative salary with a generous annual leave allowance and the option to use a company vehicle. Due to the seasonality of ecology work, we will allow you extra annual leave to use over the winter as a result of any overtime worked during the summer. The clients commitment to you also includes costs for your membership with CIEEM and all of the training you require to meet your CPD requirements with them.