Senior Ecologist

Posted 13 days ago

  • Ridgacre, Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • £35,000.00 to £45,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 15 days
Role – Senior Ecologist
Location – West Midlands
Salary – up to £45K DOE
Our client is an independent multidisciplinary consultancy who design, build and maintain the UK’s utilities infrastructure to help transform local communities for the better. They are looking for a Senior Ecologist on a full-time permanent basis to be the point of contact for guidance and advice on ecological matters, assist in projects to meet with ecological legislation and develop the framework for ecological work.
ROLE RESPONISIBILITES
* Advise on potential ecological constraints during all aspects of projects
* Provide guidance on best methods and practice to meet technical and project requirements.
* Attend site walkovers to inform design and future ecological deliverables required
* Keep up to date with industry best practice and, when necessary, brief junior ecological staff
* Input into desktop environmental assessments of proposed works
* Source and coordinate outsourced ecological deliverables with vendors as need
* Provide advice and guidance on addressing ecological constraints present
* Input into fee development and bidding from an ecological perspective
* Liaise with clients on ecological technical matters
SENIOR ECOLOGIST KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
* A degree in ecology or a closely related subject
* CIEEM Membership
* Knowledge of utilities-based work
* At least 1 protected species licence
* Sound knowledge of processes and technical standards within ecology
* Excellent IT skills
* Knowledge of H&S legislation and regulations
* Full & clean UK driving licence
ON OFFER
* A competitive salary and benefits package
* Flexible working
* A superb variety of juicy projects in a variety of sectors
* A professional development plan for personal goals and career development
* Private healthcare, pension, critical illness cover and life assurance
* A forward-thinking employer with strong ethos
* Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
* A great work /family/ social life balance
* An equal Opportunities Employer
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