Senior-Associate Ecologist - Kent

Job Title: Senior-Associate Ecologist - Kent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH23233_1493802725
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Senior/Principal/Associate Ecologist - Kent

My client is a well-established international environmental consultancy, looking to expand their established ecology team in the South East. You'll be playing a key role in their existing projects, as well as being instrumental in growing their capabilities in the South East. Strong business development skills, ideally gained in commercial consultancy.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing / overseeing projects, advising clients on schemes such as mixed use and residential developments, minerals/waste projects, infrastructure and energy projects throughout the South-East
  • Preparation of fee proposals, report writing and technical review work
  • Supervision / mentoring of ecology staff and team development
  • Liaising with technical staff in other UK offices
  • Seeking opportunities through coordinated business development to expand ecology and other services and capabilities in the region

Who you are:

  • Demonstrable considerable ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, ideally showing experience of protected species survey and licencing
  • Demonstrate experience of project winning, delivery and client management
  • Experience in managing ecological input to development projects of all scales across a range of sectors and working with other environmental disciplines
  • Qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant field of Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject
  • Full membership of CIEEM and hold or be eligible for Chartered status (CEcol or CEnv)
  • A well-regarded team player with experience of managing staff and subcontractors; you will be able to development a good rapport with clients and colleagues
  • You will understand the business environment of consultancy and be commercially astute

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible working policies
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare/dental benefits

To find out more, call Josh Blanchard on 01202 888986 today!