Senior-Principal Ecologist

Posted over 1 year ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Salary varies depending on experience
Sector Ecology
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 18 February 2016
Our client are an independent environmental company who are now seeking to recruit a Senior-Principal Ecologist. The successful candidate will manage the team and lead key projects in order to deliver high quality ecological consultancy services to budget and to agreed deadlines. This will also include involvement in preparation of fee proposals, client liaison and all aspects of Ecology project delivery. Qualifications & Skills: -A minimum of 4 years' relevant work experience at a senior level in a consultancy environment -Full membership of CIEEM, preferably a Chartered Ecologist or Chartered Environmentalist -Natural England Licences - Bats / Great Crested Newt and experience of holding development licences too are highly desirable -Excellent project management skills including financial control of projects and strong 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 -A valid UK driving licence is essential for this role, as is the flexibility to work outside normal office hours and away from home as necessary. In return our client offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.