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Principal Ecologist- Renewables

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Principal Ecologist-Renewables £Competitive

York, Durham, Birmingham, Oxford, Maidstone, Southampton, Bristol, Manchester, Harrogate, London, Reading, Norwich or Remote

Are you a Principal level Ecologist looking for your next move? We are looking for someone with experience/an interest in the renewables sector. To work on both UK and International projects, the client are open to any England office and even remote! The role is primarily desk based with occasional site visits.

Our client is a world leading advisory firm focused solely on sustainability. With a global team of experts, they world with world leading organisations to operationalise sustainability at pace and scale.

The role

A Principal Ecologist in the Renewables industry plays an essential role in ensuring that renewable energy projects are developed in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner. You'll be assessing the environmental impacts of wind, solar, and battery storage projects, identifying potential risks and mitigation measures, and ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met. These roles are critical in promoting ecological stewardship, enhancing biodiversity, and minimizing the environmental impact of Renewables projects.

Skills and Experience we're looking for:

If you're passionate about biodiversity, are a degree qualified Ecologist, and have similar work experience within a consent-based consultancy then we'd love to hear from you! Renewables experience is not essential - just a passion for it! A full UK driving licence is essential, along with membership of a professional body such as CIEEM, or willingness to apply.

Why this role?

The client cares about their people, their safety and career development as well as their wellbeing. They offer all their employees a diverse and inclusive culture in which difference is embraced, valued and celebrated. They offer a flexible working environment to accommodate personal needs including hybrid / home working. Our people are respectful and open-minded and enjoy collaboration with colleagues across services lines and geographies.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above, or send an email to Billy at to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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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