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Senior Ecological Consultant

Company: Anglo Technical Recruitment
Location: Yorkshire
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description

Our client is the UK’s leading experts in ecological environmental impact assessment. Our client's expertise is in all ecosystems and they provide the full range of services within terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecology, water management, habitat creation, landscape architecture and geospatial data management. They operate at all levels in the project delivery cycle from survey, through data management, interpretation, outcome advice and public inquiry. Our client also help clients from all sectors to grow their businesses and deliver their desired outcomes, whether that is for commercial growth or meeting regulatory requirements and challenges.

Our client promote a happy, friendly workplace and are guided by the company’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. They provide fantastic on-the-job training.

The role

Our client are looking for a Senior Ecological Consultant to join their team in Leeds. You may be looking for a step up into a more senior role, or be someone with more experience looking for a new and exciting position. They are looking for someone who is capable of managing a diverse portfolio of projects in a variety of sectors. They are interested in hearing from people with particular terrestrial ecology specialisms (such as protected species, botanical, habitat assessment/restoration) and those who can demonstrate the application of their skills in an ecological consultancy setting.

This is a varied role and will include mentoring and supervising junior staff, taking responsibility for the standard of survey work by leading a field team, preparing tenders and quotes for clients, managing client relationships, undertaking ecological surveys and mitigation; managing and delivering a range of projects, which may involve EPSL applications, EcIA chapters and habitat regulation assessments, and finally, producing high quality reports for clients on time and within budget.

Successful candidates must

- Have relevant and proven experience in a similar role, ideally within a commercial consultancy

- Have degree or postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in an ecological or related subject

- Have advanced field skills in one or more specialist areas

- Ideally have at least one protected species licence

- Have an in-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation, and survey techniques and an enthusiasm for keeping up to date with new technologies and best practice

- Be commercially aware with experience of managing budgets

- Have excellent written communication skills and be able to produce accurate technical reports

- Be organised with proven ability to manage several projects simultaneously

- Hold a full UK driving licence and have use of a car

- Have full membership of CIEEM (or to have eligibility if not currently held), and

an enthusiastic, flexible, can-do attitude

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