Our client is an Environmental Consultancy who provides a diverse range of services to clients across numerous sectors worldwide, offering creative and effective solutions to their projects.
They are currently looking to recruit a Consultant Ecologist to be based in their Hampshire office; this is an exciting position within an experienced team and they are seeking an ambitious individual who can be a key member of the ecological business in the region.
Main duties will include:
-Reporting to and supporting the ecology team leader
-Generation, maintenance and delivery of project work i
-Project management including client contact, preparation of fee quotes and some financial control, ensuring effective delivery of projects to a high standard
-Assisting other project team members, including subcontractors and seasonal staff
-Supporting and contributing to national team objectives
-Proactively managing the flow of information, correspondence and queries
-Proactively interpreting and taking appropriate actions / decisions
-Operation at a professional level within the ecological sector
-Ensuring departmental processes are adhered to, owning problems and identifying solutions
The ideal candidate will have the following:
-Relevant degree as a minimum
-Further qualifications and membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g. IEEM) desirable
-Applicants would be expected to possess sound field skills covering a range of taxa, preferably with specialist knowledge of particular species/groups and be a Natural England development or EPS licence holder.
-Good knowledge of relevant UK and European legislation, policy and guidance
-Preferably preparing mitigation method statements, including drafting licences applications, ideally for European Protected Species
-Experience of working on multi-species projects
-Building on experience in chosen field
-Skills in other disciplines such as arboriculture or landscape may also be useful
-Good business development skills or ambition to develop these skills, and the ability to communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels
-Good client management, written and verbal communication skills, as well as good team working and project management skills
-Full driving licence
In return, the company offers a very competitive salary, benefits package and training combined with the opportunity to develop your career in a leading international consultancy.