Senior Ecologist

Location
Hampshire
Salary
£25,000 - £35,000
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
23 Nov 2017
Ref
VAC-36163
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Client is a leading independent ecological consultancy who provide a complete ecology service from fieldwork and baseline survey to impact assessment, biodiversity management, project design and expert witness advice. They currently employ a large team of dedicated ecologists and work on a range of rewarding, high profile and challenging projects throughout the UK.

Due to increase in workload they are currently looking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to join their team in Hampshire.

Requirements for the role;
A genuine enthusiasm for ecology and the environment in the UK
The desire to promote high professional standards in ecology
Confidence in written and verbal communication and a demonstrable track record in both
Previous relevant professional experience (a track record in ecological consultancy / in the ecology sector)
A technical specialism and / or one or more protected species licences
An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the planning system and current wildlife legislation
Project management experience
The ability to understand, identify and resolve ecological issues
A track record working directly with clients and other professionals in project teams
An organised approach to work, flexibility and a high level of motivation
A proactive approach to learning
A good BSc or an MSc in a relevant subject
A full clean driving licence.

In return, a competitive salary is on offer fort the right person, along with generous benefits package including annual training budget, pension scheme and healthcare. They will also consider flexible working hours/days and specific requirements.