Senior Ecologist

Derby, UK

My client is a UK based leading environmental and design consultancy that manages a wide range of projects worldwide. This client specialises in Urban Design, Environmental Assessment, Arboriculture and Ecology and, pride themselves on their ability to work in a creative and coordinated manner. This client offers a range of ecological disciplines covering both public and private sectors and are looking for a senior ecologist to join their busy department in Derby.


* A degree in Ecological or a related environmental discipline
* At least 5 year’ postgraduate experience within an environmental or ecological consultancy
* Experience in Phase 1 Habitat Surveying (ideally with NVC)
* At least one protected species license (e.g. Bat, GCN, dormouse, Barn owl)
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Team and project management experience
* A Full/Associate CIEEM membership
* A full UK driving license


* Supporting a wide range of surveys (e.g. GCN, bat, water voles and badgers)
* Carrying out office-work (e.g. day-to-day data analysis and project management)
* Liaising with a range of clients
* Motivating the team to meet targets and business goals
* Preparing fee proposals
* Attending company meetings
* Maintaining the support of existing team of ecologists

For more information on this vacancy or any job within the ecological sector, please contact Beth Cook of Penguin Recruitment on: 01792 365 000. Alternatively, you can email on:

Keywords: Senior, Ecology, Ecologist

published: 08 January 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.