Principal Ecologist

Job Title: Principal Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - East Midlands, Derbyshire - Derby
REF: 57697
Job Published: about 2 years ago
 I have a terrific opportunity for a Principal Ecologist to work for a leading ecological consultancy heading up their Derby office.

My client is looking for an individual with an excellent track record of overseeing a team of ecologists in an active and dynamic environment.

Qualification and Experience:
• You'll have a degree in a relevant subject
• Full chartered membership with CIEEM
• Demonstrable experience working as an ecologist in a leadership position
• Proficiency in winning work for major projects
• In depth knowledge of the industry and professional consultancy
• Strong knowledge of EU and UK legislation in relation to ecology
• Clear leadership qualities, project management skills and self-motivation
• Developed skills in large scale schemes e.g. EIA's
• Experienced in being a Named Ecologist on GCN and badger licences, you will ideally have worked on bat licences too

Key responsibilities of a Principal Ecologist:
• Generating and efficiently managing new business
• Monitoring and managing the offices finances and staff
• Undertaking survey work
• Project managing a wide and varied workload and supervising field staff
• Liaising with clients to develop enduring relationships
• Contributing to the marketing and business development of the Company
 • Representing the consultancy in negotiations with key customers and suppliers