Senior Ecologist - Manchester

up to £40,000 + Benefits - Planning & Environmental - Environmental
Ref: 445 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

NSB Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity to support our clients continued organic growth, by seeking a highly motivated and skilled Consultant or Senior Ecologist to work as part of our client’s small team of around 10 ecological specialists based in the UK.

The role can be full or part time working (hybrid) from their Warrington offices.

You will have the opportunity to work with clients across the UK on a diverse range of projects, with responsibility for undertaking ecological surveys, including UKHab habitat surveys and preferably for one or more protected species.

You will also be expected to manage ecological projects or tasks, liaise with clients and sub-consultants, and help to prepare fee proposals and author technical reports including most particularly ecological impact assessment reports.

Ideally You Will Have the Following

  • At least 2 years of experience in an ecological consultancy.
  • Experience of planning and conducting ecological surveys, including Phase 1 habitat survey or UKHab and protected species surveys.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake site-based monitoring and field work.
  • Familiarity with GIS and other mapping tools.
  • A good understanding of wildlife legislation and the planning process.
  • Experience of Biodiversity Net Gain.
  • BSc or higher in appropriate science-based discipline.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car, as travel will be required.
  • A passion and flair for developing ecological enhancement and mitigation design measures.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary (doe) along with a benefits package which includes an enhanced pension scheme, death in service life cover, discretionary bonus scheme, discretionary medical cover and much more.

They ensure they can support their employees through offering wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals. These include flexible working, trained mental health first aiders and readily available support through their Employee Assistance programme. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  They provide the team with the opportunity to progress in an environment that is fun, yet professional.

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