Senior Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - West Midlands, Staffordshire
Salary: 32000-35000
REF: 56644
Contact Name: Katie Pereira
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Are you a Senior Ecologist with experience of working on large, prestigious projects and managing numerous variables at any one time? Are you looking for a new challenge with an established company and the potential to really drive your career forward? If so, read on...

My client - a global, multidisciplinary engineering company with a strong construction arm - is looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their growing business and work within their rail division. 

The following skills and attributes are required for you to be suitable for this role:

  • a relevant first degree in an environmental discipline, preferably ecological
  • excellent and proven Phase 1, and extended Phase 1 survey skills, combined with Phase 2 and River Corridor surveys
  • one or more protected species licenses
  • experience of writing the ecological chapter of Environmental Management Plans and reviewing techncial reports 
  • a sound understanding of UK environmental legislation and conservation law, together with experience of working within the planning system
  • you will have experience of writing EPSM licenses for either bats, GCN or dormice
  • experience of implementing mitigation measures
  • you will have managed ecological budgets previously, coordinated and managed subcontractors 
  • you will have a positive attitude and be a 'project enabler'
  • contributing to bids and tenders
  • experience working in the construction sector would be a particular advantage 
  • you will be a full member of IEEM
  • you will hold a full UK driving license and travel throughout the UK will be required
  • if you hold a CSCS card, that would be great
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a growing company and have a positive impact on the growth of the Ecology Team. Please contact Katie Pereira to find out more and we look forward to receiving your application.