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Principal/Senior Ecologist

Principal/Senior Ecologist

Posted 13 May by Service Care Solutions - Construction
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Our client based in Greater Manchester is currently recruiting for a Senior Ecologist to join them as soon as possible.

This is a full time, permanent role based in Salford overseeing work for a wide range of clients within the residential, commercial, industrial, education and infrastructure sectors.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for leading, managing and delivering ecology projects across a range of challenging and exciting schemes to the highest quality, drawing upon field experience and knowledge of the planning system.


  • Leading a portfolio of interesting and complex ecological projects from initial client liaison through to completion
  • Managing and organising subconsultants and seasonal workforce as required
  • Undertaking field work including surveying habitats and protected species
  • Ecological Clerk of Works activities
  • Writing, overseeing and completing qualty checks of technical reports
  • Mentoring and managing enthusiastic Ecologists by adopting a creative and an inspiring approach
  • Contributing to business development activities including client relationships
  • Maintaining quality and Health and Safety standards
  • Demonstrating efficient and profitable delivery


  • A minimum of 3-5 years' experience as a consultant Ecologist
  • A relevant degree
  • Full member of CIEEM
  • Excellent knowledge of UK and EC wildlife legislation and policy including experience of practical application of mitigation requirements for protected species.
  • Working knowledge of EIA and the planning process
  • Protected species licences advantageous, particularly for bats and GCN
  • Developed core field and technical report writing skills, alongside delivery of EPSL licence documents and EcIA
  • Experience and working knowledge of BNG assessments

If interested, our client is looking to move quickly and are therefore offering a salary of between £30,000 - £45,000 per annum based on experience and suitability. For more information please feel free to get in touch on or email at

Reference: 52644731

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