Principal Ecologist

Posted over 1 year ago by JSM Associates
Location Guildford
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35k-£45k dependant on experience with an attractive benefits package.
Sector Consultancy, Environment, Ecology
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 18 February 2016
Are you a Senior Ecologist aspiring to take the step up to Principal? Are you interested in an opportunity in well-established independent Ecology consultancy with several busy offices across the UK? Have you been looking for an opportunity with a great scope for career progression? If so this could be the role for you..... JSM are very pleased to be working with a highly regarded independent ecology consultancy as they look to add a talented and technically minded Principal Ecologist to their busy office in Guildford. Due to their significant workload they now require a number of project managing ecologists to work on a variety of projects from large infrastructure too small to medium projects with clients ranging from architects, small and large scale housing developers, schools, local authorities and government departments. The successful candidate will be integrated into the current team with the opportunity to have a significant input into the current workload. There will be a requirement to develop a portfolio of projects/clients, with the potential to manage a team of talented ecologists. Location Guildford Capabilities and Qualifications: Candidate must have: •    Degree (Ecology related) •    Protected Species licence  •    Proven experience of managing teams, projects and budgets. •    Experience of providing pragmatic and strategic consultancy advice to clients. •    Excellent communication and written skills and the ability to author and audit reports and other technical documents. •    Involvement in a range of surveys and ideally mitigation works for notable and protected habitats and species •    Sound ecological knowledge and excellent working knowledge of relevant legislation and policy. •    Proven project management experience •    Good client management, written and verbal communication skills •    Ability to work independently as well as working within a team. •    Ability communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels internally and to a diverse range of current and potential clients. Candidate must be •    Chartered with CIEEM •    Confident communicator with strong written and verbal skills, able to prioritise the delivery of a dynamic workload. Contact Us; If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook ( , however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role. This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.  Phone - 01934 312 155 Email -  Website -   Twitter - @JSMAssociates

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