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Senior Ecologist

Senior Ecologist

Posted 3 May by Bennett & Game Recruitment
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Bennett and Game currently have the pleasure of representing a multi-disciplinary practise, who are seeking an ambitious Senior Ecologist to join their ever-growing team in either of their Milton Keynes or Reading offices. Our client is built up from multiple talented Landscape Architects, Ecologist and Arboriculturists, who specialise within a variety of sectors providing a well-integrated service and carefully considered solutions.

Since establishing, this award-winning practise has developed a strong cliental of both repeat and new business, leading to their spike in recruitment. Our client not only pride themselves in the quality of their work and the service they provide, their ethos also revolves around the friendly approach the take, considering both their clients and employees visons, aspirations and wellbeing. The successful Senior Ecologist will have the opportunity to carry out preliminary ecological appraisals, supporting with planning applications for all types of developments within a variety of sectors, including Residential, Commercial, Educational and Healthcare.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Senior Ecologist to join an employee focused company, who offer excellent career progression opportunities. Our client are very open in terms of their requirements for this opportunity, therefore we encourage candidates of all levels to apply.

Senior Ecologist Position Overview
  • Work on habitat management and creation
  • Reporting to associate director
  • Working individually and as part of a team
  • Liaise and advise site managers, engineers, planners and others associated with a survey
  • Write reports and issue recommendations
  • Conduct field surveys to collect biological information
  • Supporting a team
Senior Ecologist Position Requirements
  • Degree qualified to degree level or equivalent in ecology or a related discipline
  • Hold or be working towards a bat survey licence (Class 2) with experience of development licence application and supervision
  • Hold or working towards Associate or Full membership of CIEEM
  • An excellent working knowledge of wildlife legislation and the planning process, habitat and protected species surveying
  • A good understanding of Biodiversity Net Gain assessments with a competent handle on use of the Defra Metric
  • Experience of project management, preparing fee quotes and excellent report writing skill
  • Competent computer skills including use of QGIS mapping and bat call analysis software
  • Be self-motivated with an ability to communicate effectively, including management/mentoring of junior staff as part of team
Senior Ecologist Position Remuneration
  • Competitive Salary, ranging from £40,000 to £50,000 (depending on experience)
  • Holiday allowance
  • Support with Chartership
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company Phone
  • Pension
  • Annual professional membership subscription
  • Hybrid working, 2 days week working from home
  • Progression and training opportunities
  • Other benefits to be discussed at interview stage

Bennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.

Reference: 52583086

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