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Principal Ecologist

  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £28k - 40k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

The Opportunity:
Are you seeking a new challenge? Our client are looking for a personable, innovative and proactive Principal level ecologist to join their passionate, dynamic and friendly team in Cheltenham.

The Role:
Benefiting from working in a multi-disciplinary consultancy team, you will be responsible for project management across a range of projects varying in size, types and complexities, providing sound ecological advice. Experienced ecologists with technical strengths in protected species, ornithology, licensing and/or botany are particularly sought after. You will be a pragmatic and solution-focussed ecologist, have proven experience in consultancy and be willing to contribute to a supportive work environment, assisting in the mentoring and management of colleagues.

Your Skills:
You will have a relevant degree, a thorough understanding of environmental consultancy, the current planning system and environmental legislation, and have, or be eligible for membership with CIEEM. You will be effective at working on your own and as part of a 30+ strong ecology team located across their three offices. A full, valid UK driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle for business use preferred.

Benefits:
The salary for this post is to be agreed based on qualifications and experience and will form part of an excellent benefits package, including 5% employer pension contributions private health insurance life assurance 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays and birthday holiday) hybrid and flexible working, a profit share bonus scheme carbon offsetting for every employee and many more!