Principal Ecologist

Job Title: Principal Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - West Midlands, West Midlands - Birmingham
Salary: Competitive
REF: 120089
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
An excellent opportunity for a Principal Ecologist to join a consultancy looking to expand their business and ecology team. Based in either Manchester, Leeds, London, Birmingham or Nottingham, you will help drive forward their growth and co-ordinate their team.
Main Responsibilities of the Principal Ecologist:
• Influence the strategy for current and future projects, as well as growth initiatives
• Liaise with existing clients to manage relationships, whilst engaging with new opportunities for work
• Engagement with stakeholders and statutory consultees
• Work closely with other internal teams to develop their knowledge of ecology and your knowledge of their disciplines
• Manage and review technical outputs, including EIA chapters, fee proposals and surveys
• Manage projects and financial systems
Who you are:
• Be a Principal or proven Senior
• A relevant degree
• At least 10 years' experience
• Experience in EIA
• Commercial awareness and business development
• Excellent communication skills
• Full member of CIEEM
• Protected Species Licences (Preferably bat or GCN)
• Full drivers licence