Senior Ecologist

Senior Ecologist

Newcastle/Gateshead

£28-36K DOE

On behalf of our mid sized, multi-disciplinary client, we are looking for a Senior Ecologist (or Ecologist ready for step up), with a minimum Level 1 bat survey licence, to join the ecology team and bolster their delivery of projects in the North.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading on the design and coordination of ecological surveys and associated mitigation.
  • Project management and client liaison.
  • The production of high quality ecological reports.
  • Embodying the client values of integrity, commitment, empowerment, sustainability, wellbeing and innovation.
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels within the business, with clients, subcontractors and other third parties (regulators, statutory consultees, etc.).

About You!

  • Natural England bat class licence (Level 1 or above).
  • At least three years’ experience as a professional ecological consultant.
  • Good ecological field skills covering a range of protected species and habitats.
  • A sound understanding of the legislative and planning policy framework as it relates to ecology and nature conservation.
  • The ability to write high quality ecological reports.
  • Experience of writing fee proposals, project management and client liaison.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Full driving licence

Remuneration

  • Company matched pension scheme.
  • 24 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
  • Extensive training opportunities and supported CPD.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, which includes counselling services and legal assistance.
  • Supported opportunities for volunteering and community action.