Principal Ecologist - London
My client is a well-known multidisciplinary consultancy looking to expand their established ecology team. They have a strong Ecology team who support a diverse range of projects across a wide variety of sectors.
The team pride themselves on the integrated support they offer by working alongside their in-house water, landscape, arboriculture and sustainability specialists to deliver commercially balanced, innovative and integrated solutions.
A typical week would include:
*Generating opportunities, preparation of tenders and over-seeing the delivery and management of a range of ecological deliverables (technical, commercial and financial) in support of our client's projects.
*Working with our Regional lead for Scotland, they will also take an active role in assuring quality of output and mentoring junior staff.
*The post holder will play a key role within a growing ecology team, helping to nurture an enthusiastic, supportive and productive working environment.
Who you are:
*Experience across a range of UK habitats and protected species and will hold (or have held) survey and mitigation licences (bat licence is desirable)
*Experience of delivering Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works roles;
*A proven record of supporting clients through devising and delivering survey programmes, developing pragmatic, cost-effective mitigation, gaining the agreement of regulators and supervising implementation on-site;
*Experience of Ecological Impact Assessment and writing Environmental Statement chapters;
*A proven record of winning work from commercial clients, particularly in the residential, mixed use and industrial sectors;
*Full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.