Senior/Principal Ecologist

W5 Resourcing Associates
£30,000 - £39,999
14 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client is a professional consultancy, combining landscape architecture, masterplanning and ecology to resolve complex and large scale design and planning issues. They are now recruiting for a Senior/ Principal Ecologist to join their South Wales office.
The successful candidate will have the following skills;-Good working knowledge of a broad range of British fauna and flora, with ability to carry out and co-ordinate surveys for a wide range of habitats and species-Proven experience in the preparation and co-ordination of Ecological Impact Assessments for a variety of schemes-Excellent report writing and communication skills-Expertise in the design and implementation of cost and time efficient mitigation schemes-Experience in management of diverse range of projects-Thorough knowledge of nature conservation legislation, best practice guidance and the UKplanning system-Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work well alongside colleagues, clients and consultees-Ability to confidently advise clients and consultees on a wide range of ecological matters;-Full membership of IEEM-Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline.
Ideally, the successful candidate will also hold at least one licence to survey for European Protected Species (preferably bats and/ or dormice). Ideally candidates will specialise in a particular field of ecology (e.g. tree climbing bat surveys, invertebrate surveys) or related discipline (e.g. arboriculture, EIA co-ordination)
A proven ability to win new clients and develop existing relationships would also be regarded a distinct advantage.
In return, the company are offering an excellent remuneration package commensurate with experience. Included in this is the potential for flexible working hours and even part-time/working from home if absolutely necessary. They also offer a generous pension scheme and numerous other additional benefits
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