Our client is one of the UK`s most respected environmental planning and design companies. They specialise in providing sustainable and practical environmental solutions for a wide range of projects from a variety of market areas that are involved with land development and management. They currently have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Principal Ecologist to join the company and assist with the set up and development of a new Ecology team in the West Midlands.
The role would involve assisting with the development of a new Ecology team and taking on the duties of Principal Ecologist. Initial responsibilities will include the recruitment of staff and the development of business while working closely with other Ecologists within the company. This role will develop and mature with the successful candidate and will provide an exciting opportunity to join a company that is experiencing continued growth and share in that success.
Applicants must have considerable experience working as a professional ecologist within a consultancy at a Senior level and be able to demonstrate project management and line management skills. In depth knowledge of appropriate legislation and regulations is essential along with a proactive, committed approach to work.
At least one protected species licence is required as well as Membership of IEEM.
In return our client is offering the successful candidate a highly competitive package along with additional benefits.