Principal Ecologist- Manchester

Job Title: Principal Ecologist- Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH25682
Contact Name: Paul Carter
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Job Published: 27 days ago

Principal Ecologist - Manchester

My client is well-known multidisciplinary consultancy looking to grow their established ecology team. They're looking to take on a Principal Ecologist to help develop and shape their established Manchester team.

My client works on a wide variety of projects from small scale housing development to nationally important infrastructure works. Their team of over 40 ecologists work in tandem with teams of planners, engineers, project managers, landscape architects and archaeologists, and have worked across the defence, energy, residential and infrastructure sectors.

Who You are:

  • Have a relevant degree
  • A demonstrable track record on EIA and HRA related schemes
  • Have existing relationships with local clients and planning authorities to aid the establishment and development of the team
  • Established record of project management & delivery, field work and technical reporting with a desire to mentor other staff and develop your own career
  • Apply ecological principles to a range of projects, which require an in-depth knowledge of environmental legislation, with the ability to pair those with pragmatic solutions
  • Experience and ability to deliver a range of ecology surveys (with support from other offices and the wider ecology team)
  • Ability to produce accurate and comprehensive reports to a high standard
  • Be able to use a range of field equipment including GIS, MS Word and Excel
  • Legal entitlement to work in the UK
  • A full drivers licence