Senior Ecologist - Manchester

up to £45,000 + Benefits - Planning & Environmental - Environmental
Ref: 433 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

NSB Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an experienced passionate Senior Ecologist to spearhead key projects and drive environmental excellence. With a focus on leading large-scale bat monitoring initiatives and providing mentorship to junior staff, this role offers a dynamic environment where your skills can flourish.

As part of this growing team, you'll have the chance to work on a variety of projects spanning road, water, rail, and housing developments across the UK. Whether you're based in their Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, or London offices, or enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid working arrangement, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of ecological consultancy within this highly regarded and growing consultancy.

Location - London, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham/Hybrid Working

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Lead and coordinate technical aspects of bat monitoring projects, ensuring adherence to safety, quality, and environmental standards.
  • Drive the technical quality of surveys, analysis, and reporting, while maintaining compliance with ecological legislation.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to achieve environmental protection goals and deliver exemplary outcomes for our clients.
  • Mentor and manage junior staff, fostering a culture of growth and development within the team.
  • Engage in business development activities, advocating for our services and contributing to bid preparation.
  • Champion our capabilities internally and externally, promoting our services to clients and stakeholders.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Hold a degree in Ecology, Environmental Management, or related field, with membership or eligibility to join the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years' experience in UK consultancy, with a focus on infrastructure projects and bat ecology.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills, with a collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • Show proficiency in data management, wildlife legislation, ecological survey methods, and mitigation measures.
  • Hold a full UK driver's license and have expertise in bat sound analysis and GIS skills.

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your dedication, on offer is a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Joining this team means being part of a company with ambitious growth plans, where training, progression, and rewards are integral to their culture. You'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth and development of our business while enjoying a supportive and dynamic work environment.

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