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Senior Ecologist - Cambridge

Job Title: Senior Ecologist - Cambridge
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH27771
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email: bdempster@allen-york.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Senior Ecologist - Cambridge

About the Role

Due to a growing workload, a new position has arisen for a Senior Grade Ecologist. You will be working in an innovative team with a number of interesting projects. You will need to have experience working on extended Phase 1 habitat survey along with expertise in protected species surveys and, preferably, a holder of at least one European protected species survey licence.

A typical week would include:

  • Planning and undertaking ecology surveys including Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys. Next year there will be opportunities to get involved with a range of surveys including: bat radiotracking surveys, bird surveys and a range of aquatic surveys.
  • Preparation of tenders and a range of ecological deliverables including; Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecology Chapters, Ecological Management Plans and Reports to support Habitats Regulation Assessments
  • Client liaison and project management
  • Consultation and negotiation with regulators and stakeholders
  • Fantastic training opportunities both internally and externally allowing you to develop your career as a professional ecologist in a supportive environment.

About You

  • An appropriate academic qualification in a related discipline and are member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
  • Experience in ecological consultancy having already developed your core field and reporting skills and are now ready for the next step in your career
  • Experience in extended Phase 1 habitat survey along with expertise in protected species surveys and, preferably, a holder of at least one European protected species survey licence
  • The ability to take a lead role in undertaking protected species surveys and communicate the requirements to other team members
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant wildlife legislation and ecological survey methodologies
  • Experience in delivering EcIA and knowledge of HRA

The position offers a great chance to learn and develop. Flexibility, a great work life balance. We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email bdempster@allen-york.com