Senior Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Ecologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flexible UK
REF: 115834
Job Published: about 1 year ago
 I have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Ecologist with talent and passion to join a dedicated ecology consultancy based in Norwich, London or Lewes. The Senior Ecologist will be primarily focused on protected species issues, in particular bats.
My client prides themselves on being a passionate, friendly company with a great culture, as well as on the quality of their work. They work on projects including: housing developments, local wildlife site reviews wind and solar farms, and highway and infrastructure schemes.
Key Responsibilities
• Survey delivery, impact assessment and mitigation for protected species
• Meet budgetary and timescale deadlines
• Liaise with clients, consultants and consultees
• Organising and supervising staff and subcontractors
• Preparing maps and reports
• Office management and business development
• Maintain Client relationships
Who you are
• A relevant degree
• Full member of CIEEM
• 5 years of consultancy experience
• Excellent report writing skills including: EPSM applications, ES chapters and ecological management plans
• Experience in ECOP, CEMP, LEMP and EMP and BS42020 application experience would be an advantage
• 2 years' experience of reviewing others work
• Must be experienced in surveying one or more of the following: bats, badgers, birds, dormice, great crested newts, reptiles, or water voles
• Hold an EPS licence for one or more of the above
• Strong knowledge of EU and UK legislation
• Proven project management experience
• A full clean UK drivers licence