Principal Ecologist

Posted 4 July by Latcom Plc

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My client - a global Environmental Consultancy are looking for Senior and Principal Ecologists to join their team based in the Greater Manchester Area.

The Role:

  • Provide technical guidance, organising, and carrying out ecological surveys, such as protected species surveys and extended Phase 1 habitat/UKHab surveys.
  • Preparing bids for various projects, as well as surveys of protected species, flora, and environment.
  • Contribute to various ecological deliverables such as: EIAs (Ecological Impact Assessments), EMPs (Preliminary Ecological Appraisals), EMPs (Ecological Management Plans), Reports on Protected Species, European Protected Species licence applications, and HRAs (Habitats Regulations Assessments).
  • Project management and client relations.
  • Supplying guidance and instruction to the larger environmental team.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A membership in the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management and an acceptable academic degree in a related field (full membership can be attained through mentorship).
  • License(s) for protected species or other specialised knowledge relevant to ecological consulting.
  • Experience conducting protected species surveys, extended Phase 1 habitat/UKHab surveys, and fee quotations and tender creation.
  • Knowledge of entering data into technical ecological reports Authoring chapters on biodiversity and ecological impact assessments to be included in environmental statements.
  • It is preferred if you have experience managing medium- to large-scale initiatives and projects.
  • The capacity to collaborate with ecologists and other environmental experts in a team.
  • Understanding of pertinent laws pertaining to wildlife and ecological survey techniques.
  • A desire to enhance your fundamental expertise in project management, ecology, and consulting.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading Environmental Consultancies, please get in touch for more information!

Application questions

Are you a full member of CIEEM?
Do you hold at least 1 protected species license?
Do you have a full UK driving license?

Reference: 52320104

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