Senior/Principal Ecologist, London

£28000 - £40000 per annum + With attractive benefits package
13 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Jeremy Money
Full Time
Contract Type
Career Level
JSM are working in close partnership with one of the World's leading Multi-Disciplinary consultancies as they look to fill a pivotal role in their London offices. Due to a period of significant growth our client now has the largest ecology unit of any business in the UK.
They are winning significant volumes of high profile projects off the back of their growth and are now keen to add to their team at Senior and Principal level.
The role will be a good mix of office and field work, as well as team and client management responsibilities.
*Project Management - all elements from co-ordination of field surveys to managing budgets and risk, client liaison and consultations with statutory and non-statutory consultees
*Desk studies - reviewing and assessing existing ecological information
*Ecological field surveys and training of junior staff
*Research projects, review of documentation, statistical analysis
*Assessment of the impacts of proposed developments, developing recommendations for the mitigation of ecological impacts and devising monitoring schemes
*Practical habitat creation work or other site supervision tasks
*Production of survey reports, Environmental Statement chapters, licence applications and other documents
*Attendance at meetings and providing advice to clients
*General administrative / management tasks relating to project quality, environmental issues, and health and safety (including risk assessment), and marketing

Capabilities and Qualifications:
*You will hold a relevant Degree
*Full member of CIEEM
*Detailed knowledge of ecological principles, relevant wildlife legislation and ecological impact assessment
*In-depth knowledge of particular plant or animal groups and appropriate field survey skills
*Excellent commercial and project management skills
*Ability to lead a survey team
*Ideally hold Survey and/or Development Licences

What this opportunity offers you

By having the largest ecology team of any UK consultancy my client is able to secure much of the most desirable and innovative ecology work available. Joining this team will put you at the forefront of industry and significantly develop your expertise.
You will be provided with a highly competitive salary and package, as well as significant flexibility toward your working pattern. My client core ethos is a strong work life balance
On top of this you will receive excellent career development and mentoring, you will be able to channel your career in the direction of your choice

Highly recommended for an exploratory chat.

Contact us:
If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Jeremy Money (, however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.
This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.
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