Principal/Associate Ecologist - Tyne and Wear

Principal Ecologist - Tyne and Wear

Ref: 3445Tuesday 30 January 2024

£34 - £50K DOE

Role – Principal Ecologist
Location – Tyne and Wear/Hybrid
Salary - £34 - £50K DOE
We are delighted to be working with an award-winning multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy who are searching for a Principal/Associate Ecologist. They support sustainable development and land management across the UK and Ireland. A CIEEM Registered Practice who demonstrate their commitment to high professional standards and delivery of the best outcomes for biodiversity.
They focus on continual development providing informal and structured training and encourage their ecologists to progress through the CIEEM membership levels and to obtain chartered status. We encourage progression and support our team in developing leadership and management skills.
The successful Senior/Principal Ecologist will manage a wide range of field surveys and be responsible for ensuring the advice and recommendations resulting from these surveys are communicated effectively to clients through written reports and verbal communication.  You will be proactive in your approach to help our clients navigate the planning and licensing processes.
  • A degree in ecology or closely related subject
  • Excellent botanical skills
  • Experience of Biodiversity Net Gain using Metric 3.1
  • Protected species licence(s)
  • Full CIEEM Membership
  • Have proven experience scoping, designing, pricing and delivering ecologically complex schemes
  • Experience producing a range of written assessments including desk based studies, technical reports, Preliminary Ecological Assessments and Ecological Impact Assessment
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Demonstrable experience leading extended phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Candidates with previous experience in winning work with new clients or in new markets is desirable
  • A full driving licence and use of vehicle
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A generous salary and benefits package
  • Flexible working
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • A day to participate in voluntary work
  • Tax free childcare
  • Low carbon loan
  • Income protection
  • Team social events
If you are interested in hearing more about this Principal Ecologist role or any other similar opportunities, please click apply and upload your CV. Alternatively, you can contact Amanda Costello on 07501 387866.
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