Our client, an Ecological Consultancy are now recruiting an Ecologist to join their team in Sussex. This will be a hands-on role and the successful candidate will gain experience in all aspects of their projects and day to day running of a thriving consultancy.
-Phase 1 habitat & protected species surveys
-Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Assessments
-Undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)
-Producing high quality written reports
-Assisting on protected species mitigation schemes
-Liaising with project managers and clients
-Supervising field assistants and coordinating surveys
The vacancy is for a full time position on a permanent contract.
In return our client are offering a competitive salary with a generous benefits package.
A leading independent ecology consultancy are seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to work in their office in West Midlands.
The successful candidate will have:
-A minimum of two years post qualification experience, preferably within a consultancy or planning environment or with previous experience of dealing with Ecology issues on development sites
-Experience as an Ecologist or Senior Ecologist, in a similar (i.e. consultancy) role
-Experience of project co-ordination, management of budgets and an awareness of business and health and safety risk management
-Phase 1 habitat survey and protected species survey capability, ideally with an area of specialisation
-Botanical skills and interests and/or a survey licence for one or more protected species would be especially beneficial
-Capability and/or experience of producing and implementing protected species development licence applications
-Experience of Ecological Impact Assessment
-Experience of designing and implementing ecological mitigation schemes
-Demonstrate exceptional written communications skills and have experience in writing technical reports and proposals
-Experience of procuring and working with ecology sub-contractors would be an advantage
The successful candidate must be prepared to be flexible over travel and hours, especially during the spring/summer survey season when it is a requirement to be available to work in the evenings and early mornings.
Our client, an Ecological Consultancy who provide a complete range of ecology surveys, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, bat surveys and other protected species surveys for supporting planning applications, biodiversity assessments to support habitat management planning, mitigation solutions, and ecological contracting including animal exclusion fencing, habitat creation and management.They are currently looking for an Ecologist/Senior Ecologist to join their Oxfordshire team.
The role will involve a degree of management of the existing ecological staff and the provision of high level technical advice to clients. Other duties will include the management of large ecological projects and survey programmes as well as the production of technical review reports. The successful candidate will also be expected to help grow the ecological capacity of the team through training, recruitment and the establishment of an accredited network of ecological sub-consultants.
Applicants must have a degree in Ecology or a closely related subject and have a minimum of 3 years experience of working on ecological projects, preferably within a consultancy environment. Experience of housing, energy or infrastructure projects would be advantageous as would the holding of a protected species license. The ability to project manage, organise and coordinate a team is required along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Full driving licence
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good team player, with the ability to work independently
Enthusiasm, energy and drive to develop skills and deliver projects to the highest standard
Attention to detail
In return our client is offering a very lucrative salary with additional benefits.
Our client is a professional multi disciplinary consultancy founded with the aim of providing a high quality cost effective Ecological Consultancy to clients in both the private and public sector.
They are currently looking to recruit an Ecologist for their office in Greater Manchester.
The successful candidate required will have:
A good degree in an ecology/biology-based subject
At least 3 years' experience within an ecological consultancy
A full clean UK driving license
Protected species licence(s)
Experience at surveying (Phase 1, protected species, EcIA, BREEAM/CfSH)
Experience in applying for, and securing, EPS licenses
Ability to identify baseline Ecological constraints during site visits
A good, working understanding of relevant UK and EU legislation and policies
Liaising with third parties (NE, LPAs)
Experience of the EIA/AA process and BREEAM/CfSH assessments
Experience of leading surveys and mini projects
The ideal candidate will also be positive, enthusiastic and passionate about ecology, as well as being able to organise jobs and complete concise reports.
In return, our client is offering an attractive salary package and the opportunity to work within a strong ecological team.
Our client are one of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies, who are now looking to recruit an Ecological Consultant to join their office in Bristol.
The successful candidate will have:
-Relevant degree in ecology or related field
-Full driving licence
-Report writing experience
-Co-ordinating and undertaking Phase 1 habitat and protected species surveys
-Designing and implementing mitigation strategies
-Financial management of projects
-Production of tenders and reports
-Project management, report writing and delivery
The successful candidate will need to be prepared to travel and be happy to work away from home. Due to the nature of the work, successful candidates will need to be flexible on working hours.
In return our client are offering and excellent benefits package which includes a contributory pension scheme, regular training and career development.
Our client is an established Environmental Consultancy that is now seeking to recruit a Consultant Ecologist to join their team in Essex.
The Consultant Ecologist will join a busy and dynamic team spread across Essex.
You will be responsible for a range of tasks associated with the delivery of project work including but not limited to the following:
Compilation of desk studies and literature reviews;
Basic Phase 1 Habitat surveying;
Protected Species surveying (incl. bats, badger, otter, water vole etc.);
Preparation of survey reports;
Contribution to Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIAs);
Preparation of fee proposals and survey methods; and
Supporting office management and administrative tasks.
You will be confident and comfortable working as part of a team or on your own, sometimes on remote sites.
You will have a relevant under/postgraduate degree in ecology or a related discipline and will hold at least one protected species licence. Ideally you will have a minimum of three years Ecology Consultancy experience carrying out Phase 1 Habitat Survey and protected species surveying. You will be a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and familiar with its Code of Professional Conduct and Competency Framework. A full driving licence is required and ideally some knowledge of GIS would be advantageous.
In return, a competitive salary is on offer fort the right person, along with generous benefits package including annual training budget, pension scheme and healthcare. They will also consider flexible working hours/days and specific requirements.
Our client is an Environmental Consultancy who are now seeking a Senior Ecologist to work from their office in Kent.
The suitable candidate should have a minimum of four years in ecology consultancy with project management and proven business development experience. You should be experienced in producing technical reports including EPS licence applications, EcIA and BREEAM and be experienced in liaising with clients and government/ stakeholders, with a proven ability to identify and facilitate solutions.
-MSc in related discipline
-Full CIEEM membership
-Minimum of Four years consultancy experience
-Demonstrable business development experience, and enthusiasm for growing the company
-Highly organised and self-motivated
-Two or more protected species licences
-Have held a mitigation protected species licence
-Good knowledge of UK and EU wildlife legislation and local planning policies/process
-Identify and attend marketing events
-Liaise with clients/potential clients to promote the growth of the company
-Co-ordinate and implement a range of ecological and habitat surveys
-Co-ordinate and implement protected species surveys
-Organise and manage junior staff and sub-contractors for field work
-Liaising with and providing high quality technical support and advice to our clients
-Project, budget and staff management, production of tenders
-Attend meetings on behalf of clients
-Support Director of Ecology and Managing Director
In return our client offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package
Our client an independent Ecological Consultancy who offer a wide range of ecological surveys to clients throughout the UK. They are now looking for an Ecologist to join their team in Surrey.
Ideally candidates will be experienced in the following
-Experience in ecological consultancy or a closely related field
-Knowledge and experience of Phase 1 and 2 / NVC habitat survey methodologies
-Knowledge and experience of undertaking protected species surveys
-Knowledge of EIA, planning and wildlife legislation
-Strong academic ability and record
The ideal candidate will have:
-A degree in a relevant discipline
-A sound background in natural history
-A proven enthusiasm for conservation
-Commitment to a career in ecological consultancy
-Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
-Exceptional teamwork and communication skills
-The ability to produce concise, high quality, written reports
-A full driving licence and own car
In return, our client is offering a competitive salary to the right candidate.
Our client is a Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy who offer a comprehensive range of ecology surveys and services are now looking for a talented Assistant Ecologist to join their team in Essex.
As an Assistant Ecologist the role will involve assisting on several high-profile projects. Undertaking protected species surveys, Assisting with writing reports, Liaising with clients and Desk studies.
-BSc in Ecology or a related discipline
-Great Crested Newt Licence
-Experience in carrying out ecological surveys (GCN, Bat, Bird, Reptiles and Badgers)
-Phase 1 Habitat survey experience
-Full UK Driving Licence
The company are offering 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 Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy who offer professional and independent advice to a wide range of clients throughout the UK. They are now looking for a talented Assistant Ecologist to join their busy team in Buckinghamshire.
Role responsibilities will include a wide range of field surveys over the busy survey season, alongside office-based work such as day-to-day data analysis and management, input to fee proposals & attendance at team meetings. Typical survey's you will be regularly involved with include great crested newts, bats, water voles and badgers
-A relevant degree as a minimum is required
-Great Crested Newt licence (advantageous)
-At least 2 years' experience in ecological consultancy
-GIS capability and/or previous experience of surveying and mitigation will be an advantage
-A working knowledge of relevant UK and European legislation, policy and guidance is essential as are project management capabilities, communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
- A full UK driving licence
On offer is a Generous Salary and Company pension Scheme, a flexible working week and ongoing training and Support.