Consultant Ecologist

Cambridgeshire, UK

My client is a multi-disciplinary environmental who are well -established both nationally and internationally. This consultancy provides a wide range of high quality services including ecology, air quality, contaminated land investigation, renewable energy systems and asbestos services. Providing technical expertise to major developers, public and private sector bodies and government agencies, this organisation is committed to developing integrated services to a growing client base. Due to continued growth and development, my client is looking for a Consultant Ecologist to join the growing Ecology team in Cambridgeshire.


* Demonstrable experience working within the ecological consultancy sector
* Qualified to degree standard in a relevant subject discipline and preferable a post-graduate qualification
* A minimum of Associate CIEEM membership, ideally full membership
* Experience working on a range of ecological surveys, e.g. Phase 1 Habitat and Protected Species
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to liaise with a wide and varied client group
* Experience managing a team and coordinating project work
* Ability to produce high quality written reports and documents
* At least one protected species licence, ideally for bats or GCN
* Full, clean driving licence and access to own vehicle

Main Duties

* Manage and oversee and range of ecology projects, providing technical advice and guidance when necessary
* Producing high quality written reports and reviewing technical work of more junior team members
* Preparing fee proposals, quoted and tendering
* Maintaining excellent client relationships as well as acquiring new business contacts
* Advising clients on ecological aspects as all stages of their projects/schemes, including residential developments, infrastructure and energy projects

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary along with a range of training and development opportunities. Your package will include Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers and more.

For more information or for further vacancies within the Ecology sector please contact Gemma Seaman of Penguin Recruitment directly on 01792 365 002. Alternatively, you can send an email and we’ll call you back. Emails to: [email protected]

published: 14 August 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.