Principal Ecologist

My client is a multi-disciplinary consultancy that has been established in the industry since the early 2000s. They mainly focus on providing Environmental services across the length of the United Kingdom, services such as Ecology, Landscape Architecture, and Surface Water Management. They are currently searching for a Principal Ecologist to join their team based in Leeds you will also have the chance to work from home.

For this role it is required that you have:

* Strong communication, organisational, management, and IT skills;
* Commercial awareness and good client-consultant relationship management;
* A minimum of 7 years’ experience working within an Ecological role;
* Professional institution membership such as MCIEEM, Chartered Ecologist;
* Extensive Phase 1 Habitat and Protected Species Surveys;
* 1 or more protected species survey licenses, preferably a bat or great crested newt licenses;
* Previous EPS Licence holder (GCN or Bats), mitigation scheme and development license applications;
* Report-writing and technical proofing skills

During your time at this role, you will be helping to develop both the team and the ecology area of the business, whilst working closely with other senior executives. You will also lead the successful expansion of the ecology consultancy function at an extremely exciting time for the Company. The role will suit an ecology professional who is looking to progress their career along a long-term rewarding path, in areas of technical expertise, team leadership, management, and business development, and who are at or above Principal or Associate Director level. Flexibility on location is available, with the ability to work at home for periods but regular access to Wolverhampton and Leeds would be required. The role will be part site-based, and part office-based, and will involve the development of the technical capabilities of the team, maintenance of client relationships, project and budget management, and representation of the Company

During your time at this role, you will receive a competitive and flexible remuneration package commensurate with the position (including permutation options of pension, mobile phone, laptop, company vehicle and performance-related bonus scheme). You will also receive payment of key professional subscription fees. If this role is of interest to you or you are looking for roles related to Ecology, please do not hesitate to contact Steffan Child on 01792 365000 for a confidential conversation, or by email We also have a vast variety of opportunities on our website

published: 13 December 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.