Senior Ecologist

Warrington, UK

Have you got a degree in Ecology, Environment or Animal Science?

Are you able to gather and interpret environmental data and report such findings in an accurate and precise manner?

Can you lead a group of researchers and ensure work is achieved to a high standard?

My client is a leading design and ecological consultancy specialising in high-profile and transformative projects from around the globe. This company is passionate about sustainability and safety and work to create harmony between production and environment. This client employs over 27,000 people and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Ecologist to carry on the good work in their Warrington office

As a Senior Ecologist your day to day activities will involve supporting a wide range of surveys (e.g. GCN, bat, water voles and badgers) while motivating your team to meet their targets and business goals. This client looks to identify and solve any constraints or obstacles a site may have before production, therefore, managing wildlife, researching human activity and building model predictions is expected. You will also be responsible for the preparation of fee proposals and other daily office work including data analysis and report writing. Communication is another big part of this role and you will be expected to attend company meeting, liaise with a range of clients and maintain support of the existing team of ecologists.

To be considered for the position of Senior Ecologist, you will need to have a degree in environmental science or a similar ecological discipline. You will need experience in team management and the ability to lead a team while issuing a wide range of ecological projects. Experience in conducting ecological and protected species surveys is vital to this position as well as producing species reports and assessments. It is necessary that you hold at least one protected species license, such as bat, GCN, or dormouse, as well as a membership belonging to the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

For more information on this vacancy or any job within the ecological sector, please contact Beth Cook of Penguin Recruitment on 01792 365000. Alternatively, you can send an email to

Key words: ecology, ecologist, environmental, biology, zoology, senior, protected species, survey, CIEEM, GCN, bat, dormouse

published: 13 February 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.