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Principal Ecologist - Dorset

VAC-56944
£35,000 - £45,000
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.

Essentials requirements:
-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

Responsibilities
-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

Role Requirements
-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

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