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Principal Ecologist

  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Lou Maskell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0117 317 7805
  • Expiry Date: 05 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 406102LML

Anderselite are currently working with a highly regarded environmental planning and design consultancy with a reputation for delivering a high-quality service for their clients. They seek to create positive change delivering optimum value for their clients for the environment and for people. As well as seeking to make a difference at the project level, they offset the personal carbon footprint of everyone within the team.

They are a diverse and inclusive workplace where every member of the team contributes and where everyone individually has a role to play. Their culture is a result of their behaviours, their collaboration and how we share their perspectives and by working to this they ensure that their team can be anyone’s team. They will encourage to share your perspective and celebrate individuality to ensure the team is a place for all of them to belong and grow.

The Role
Benefiting from working in a multidisciplinary 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 our three offices. A full, valid UK driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle for business use preferred.

Learning and Development:
They will always invest in their team and they have excellent learning and development opportunities for all team members to help you grow and develop personally and professionally. This includes an extensive internal training programme to expand knowledge of our multi-disciplinary projects and roles within these.

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) TOIL system hybrid and flexible working, a profit share bonus scheme, carbon offsetting for every employee. And many more!