Our Client is a Well-Established Ecological Consultancy who concentrate portfolio of projects and work throughout the UK on diverse schemes in a variety of sectors.
Services provided include Baseline Ecological Assessment, Protected and other species surveys, Vegetation and habitat surveys, Ecological desk studies and scoping exercises, Ecological Impact Assessments and Habitat management. Other areas include Long-term monitoring of habitats and species, BRE Environmental Assessment Method and Biodiversity Benchmark Assessments.
At this stage, due to an increase in work, they are looking for a talented Senior Ecologist to join their office in Dorset.
Role responsibilities as a Senior Ecologist will include the co-ordination and supervision of Field and Assistant Ecologists to ensure projects are performed and delivered to the highest possible standard, Field work including Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species work, contributing to the promotion and development of the company's ecological services and mentoring junior team members.
Applicants must have a degree in Ecology. Relevant experience of project management in a consultancy environment is essential along with experience of ecological surveying, impact assessment and mitigation.
Applicants must hold at least one protected species licence. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required for the role as is CIEEM Membership.
On offer is a Generous Salary and Company pension Scheme, a flexible working week, possibility of Home Working when required and ongoing training and Support.
Our client is a large environmental consultancy that offers professional advice and technical support services on a wide range of environmental disciplines, covering such diverse areas as town planning, waste management, transport planning, and impact assessment, engineering design and asset, resource and risk management issues.
Due to continued expansion they are now looking to recruit a Senior/Principal Planner to be based in their Dorset office to support a new planning team.
The role will involve a comprehensive range of town planning projects, many of which include EIA development. Specific responsibilities will include planning law and development control, EIA, business development, client/team management and working to demanding deadlines.
Applicants must possess an accredited planning or surveying degree/diploma and be a full member of either the RTPI or RICS. Experience gained in either the public or private sector is essential along with proven business development skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to operate in a fast-paced environment to tight deadlines is also required.
In return our client will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary with excellent benefits.
Our client is a leading Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy who are well known for producing high quality work throughout the UK. They are now seeking to recruit a Principal Ecologist to join their team in Dorset.
-An ecological degree or related subject
-At least 1 Protected Species Licence (bats more desirable)
-At least 6 years' relevant professional experience
-Be a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
-You will have a high level of technical ecological expertise
-Experience of supervision, supporting and management of more junior ecologists including in their career development
-Directing and managing projects
-Managing the day-to-day workload of our ecology team
-Managing small and large scale projects
-Overseeing the preparation of fee quotations, tenders and expressions of interest
-Supervising and mentoring junior team members
-Liaising with clients and other organisations to promote strong working relationships and effective communication
-Extensive surveying experience including Phase 1/preliminary ecological appraisal and protected species surveys
-Thorough understanding of UK/EU nature conservation legislation and planning policy
-Experience of work in ecological consultancy
-UK protected fauna species survey and mitigation licences (especially bats)
-Full & Clean UK driving licence
In return our client offer a competitive salary depending on experience with an excellent benefits package.