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 Friday, 26 February 2016
Our client are a high profile ecological consultancy who are now seeking to recruit a Senior/Principal to join their busy team in Oxfordshire. The successful candidate can expect a high degree of autonomy in managing projects from inception to completion, including; initial client liaison (including issuing initial strategic advice);  setting and managing budgets; marshalling teams of surveyors and partaking in fieldwork directly; liaising with other senior members of staff and with other consultants in project teams; managing and mentoring less experienced/entry level staff; obtaining relevant protected species licences; producing written outputs that stand apart for their precision, thoroughness, readability and robustness, and delivering on time. The following attributes will also be essential: -Relevant degree and at least five years postgraduate experience in consultancy -A full current UK driving licence -Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills -The ability to work with external consultants in multidisciplinary teams -The ability to think independently and strategically and work with minimal supervision -Chartered Ecologist status or demonstration of equivalence will also assist your application, as will proven expert witness experience In return our client are offering a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.