Principal Ecologist

Allen & York Ltd
£35k - £45k per annum
09 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
My client is looking for an individual with an excellent track record of overseeing a team of ecologists in an active and dynamic environment. Qualification and Experience: • You'll have a degree in a relevant subject • Full chartered membership with CIEEM • Demonstrable experience working as an ecologist in a leadership position • Proficiency in winning work for major projects • In depth knowledge of the industry and professional consultancy • Strong knowledge of EU and UK legislation in relation to ecology • Clear leadership qualities, project management skills and self-motivation • Developed skills in large scale schemes e.g. EIA's • Experienced in being a named ecologist on GCN and badger licences, you will ideally have worked on bat licences too Key responsibilities of a Principal Ecologist: • Generating and efficiently managing new business • Monitoring and managing the offices finances and staff • Undertaking survey work • Project managing a wide and varied workload and supervising field staff • Liaising with clients to develop enduring relationships • Contributing to the marketing and business development of the Company • Representing the consultancy in negotiations with key customers and suppliers