Senior/Principal Ecologist - Contract

Job Title: Senior/Principal Ecologist - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
REF: BBBH19167
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

A multi-disciplinary consultancy working on a major infrastructure project in the West Midlands is looking for a Principal Ecologist to join them on a 12 month contract. As a Principal Ecologist you will provide specialist advice for the duration of the project.


  • An honours degree in ecology or related field.
  • Full MIEEM.
  • Eligibility for CEnv.
  • Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects.
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation pertinent to the UK and Europe.
  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.
  • Management experience.
  • High level of personal responsibility.
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to different project requirements.
  • Good IT skills


  • CEnv.
  • Postgraduate degree.
  • Protected species licence(s).
  • Full current driving licence.
  • Project management experience.
  • An ecological specialism.