Our client are a successful and growing independent ecological consultancy working in all ecosystems, from the ocean floor to the top of mountains. They are now seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist for their Essex office.
Senior Ecologist main responsibilities:
Undertaking surveys and mitigation using best practice techniques
Producing meticulous and accurate reports for clients on time and within budget
Reviewing the reports of other ecologists in the team
Providing guidance and supervision to junior team members
When acting as project leader, taking full responsibility for a project including maintaining key client relationships and ensuring effective project delivery
Working at all times to achieve the company's vision and values
The successful Senior Ecologist will have:
Four years' relevant experience
An MSc in ecology or a closely related subject
Advanced field skills in one or more specialist areas
At least one protected species licence (particularly bat licence)
An in-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation and survey techniques and an enthusiasm for keeping up to date with new technologies and best practice guidelines
Excellent communication skills and the ability to write clear, concise reports
Membership of CIEEM
A full UK driving licence is essential with use of own car
In return our client are offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including a generous pension and annual leave entitlements.
This is a great opportunity for a Senior Ecologist who is keen on working for the right, forward thinking company who look after their employees and provide everyone with a clear career path.
Commutable locations include Basildon, Colchester, Chelmsford, Harlow, Southend on Sea, Ipswich, and possibly Stevenage.