Our client is leading multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy with expertise in EIA, ecology, heritage, landscape and environmental management.
The company are currently expanding and are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their office in Essex. You will have a track record in winning and delivering projects, developing survey and mitigation proposals, and preparing tenders and fee proposals.
You will support the Technical Director for Ecology and Regional Manager in technical and general project management duties and business development. You will have experience of delivering statutory EcIAs and will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across a range of sectors.
Project management of EIA and non-EIA ecological assessments
Production of fee proposals and tenders
Maintaining and developing client relationships
Support in business planning
Mentoring/ line management of junior staff
Leading protected species surveys
Technical Skills & Experience:
Technically competent ecologist with experience in managing and delivering statutory EcIAs
Approximately ten years professional experience
Bat licence holder preferred - other protected species licenses desirable
Excellent communication and report writing skills
Experience of obtaining EPS licences
Excellent understanding and experience of the EIA process and wildlife and planning legislation and policy
You will be educated to graduate level, ideally to MSc level, have full membership of CIEEM and have around ten years previous commercial consultancy experience.