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Principal Ecologist

Job description

Principal Ecologist -£competitive

Manchester- UK

Are you a dedicated and chartered Ecologist with experience managing projects and inspiring more junior team members to develop withing a multi-disciplinary consultancy?

Looking for a new challenge to manage a diverse portfolio of multiple projects? This could be for you!

The role

The position will be varied and duties include:

* Leading a varied portfolio of interesting and complex ecological projects from initial client liaison through to completion.

* Mentoring and managing enthusiastic ecologists by adopting a creative and an inspiring approach.

* Contributing to business development activities including building client relationships and writing fee proposals to help to expand our current portfolio.

* Project and people management to ensure effective delivery of reports.

* Being the lead author on a range of reports including EcIAs, ES Chapters and Habitat Regulations Assessments.

Requirements

* A minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience as an Ecologist in a consultancy environment.

* Full member of CIEEM, preferably a Chartered Ecologist or Chartered Environmentalist.

* Excellent knowledge of UK and EC wildlife legislation and policy.

* Excellent knowledge of EIA and the planning process.

* Proven experience of writing technical reports and delivery of EPSM licence documents; EcIA; ES Chapters Habitat Regulations Assessments and BREEAM Assessments.

* Named ecologist on EPSM licences - Bats / Great Crested Newts as a minimum.

* Staff mentoring experience.

Why this role?

Our Client is a design and Environmental multidisciplinary consultancy based in Manchester. They specialise in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Planning, BNG, Arboriculture, Ecology and GIS. They have a client portfolio based across the UK, working on a wide range of sectors, from House builders through to larger Infrastructure.

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let's help build a better world, together. "

Interested?

Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Billy at: Bwright@allen-york.com to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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