Principal Ecologist

Job Title: Principal Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017876
Contact Name: Amy James
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Principal Ecologist


Allen & York are currently working with a national multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy who are currently seeking a Principal Ecologist to lead the delivery of their existing range of projects, including large infrastructure projects.

You will have the opportunity to work with their well-established and supportive team working closely with the Technical Director.

The role will include:

  • Management of south eastern ecology team
  • Preparation of fee quotes and tenders
  • Managing ecology appraisals and EcIAs
  • Maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Leading protected species surveys and mitigation projects

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience in managing complex ecological projects
  • Ten years professional consultancy experience would be ideal
  • Bat survey licence preferred - other protected species or ornithology experience desirable
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Experience of obtaining EPS licences
  • Excellent understanding and experience of the EIA process and wildlife and planning legislation and policy
  • Relevant degree - postgraduate degree desirable
  • Full membership of CIEEM
  • Full driving licence

As the successful candidate, you will be offered a competitive salary, ongoing professional development, pension scheme and healthcare benefit package.

For a confidential talk about the Principal Ecologist position, please call Amy James on 01202 888 986

We look forward to receiving your application.