Ecologist / Senior Ecologist / Principal Ecologist

Oxfordshire based position with excellent prospects for promotion

Aspect Ecology specialises in providing ecological consultancy services to a well-established base of high profile clients in both the public and private sectors.

Our North Oxfordshire based team has a wealth of experience and expertise advising on an extensive range of projects and sites nationwide with a focus on integrating ecological habitats and wildlife benefits within new development sites. More details can be found on our website at:

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, ambitious and motivated individual to develop their career and to fulfil their potential undertaking challenging and interesting project work within a professional and friendly team environment. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop their own portfolio of projects/clients, with the potential to manage a team of talented ecologists, in alignment with their own aspirations.

The following criteria are essential:

  • A minimum of 3 years' relevant professional experience in ecological consultancy or closely related field including public sector or conservation bodies;
  • Strong, relevant academic record;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Ability to lead projects and liaise directly with clients and consultees;
  • Good knowledge of natural history, EIA, planning and legislation;
  • Excellent botanical identification skills (British flora) and habitat surveying skills;
  • Survey skills for protected species;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication skills;
  • Full driving licence and own car.

A highly competitive salary is on offer commensurate with ability and experience.

To apply: please download and complete an application form from our website and submit it with a CV, covering letter and two referees to:

Closing date: 24 September 2017

A member of the Aspect team will contact successful candidates by email or telephone, as we are unable to reply to every applicant.

published: 30 August 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.