Consultant Ecologist - Manchester

£21000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
16 May 2017
27 Jun 2017
Full Time
Contract Type
Career Level

The Role

As part of their ongoing growth and development in the North, my client is expanding its Ecology team and looking for a commercially focused professional to join the business. The individual will be based in the Manchester office.

As a Consultant Ecologist, you will be part of a busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in the North, whilst also providing support to the wider Ecology team throughout the UK. Working within the established northern consultancy team, you will also work alongside corporate teams including Business development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Main Duties to:

  • Manage and oversee ecology projects
  • Write reports and technical review work
  • Advise clients on ecological aspects relating to their schemes - including mixed use and residential developments, minerals/waste projects, infrastructure and energy projects
  • Business development with support from senior staff




Qualifications/Role Requirements:




  • Considerable and demonstrable ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, with experience of protected species survey and licencing
  • Experience in managing ecological input to development projects of all scales across a range of sectors and working with other environmental disciplines
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and client liaison
  • Qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant field of Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject
  • Associate or higher member of CIEEM
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues
  • Ability to understand the business environment of consultancy regarding ecology and be commercially astute
  • Full driving license
  • Licences for protected species surveys, particularly great crested newt and bats




Company Benefits




  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent internal training
  • Structured career progression
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flexible benefits