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Opportunities have arisen for experienced Principal Ecologists to join my clients team based in Birmingham working on a range of infrastructure and commercial projects.
Key work areas shall include:
Managing ecological surveys involving staff and sub consultants
Authoring and reviewing reports including EIA and HRA
Undertaking ecological mitigation design and delivery services for a range of infrastructure and commercial projects
Liaising with Regulators and planning authorities in obtaining approvals for ecology works
Liaising with clients, partner organisations and sub-consultants concerning all areas relevant to their projects
Delivering complex projects on time and managing them to budget
Preparing costed service proposals for ecology work
Effective management and mentoring of an ecology team in a multi-disciplinary consultancy environment
Business development and client relationship management
The successful candidate shall be self-motivated, confident and affable with the desire to develop as an individual and build successful working relationships with colleagues and clients.
Member of Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
Protected species licence(s) would be advantageous, in particular experience of named ecologist on European Protected Species Mitigation Licence(s)
Appropriate BSc or equivalent qualification
MSc in a relevant environmental discipline (desirable but not essential)
Full clean UK driving licence
Required Skills and Attributes
Proficient user of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook (and ideally ArcGIS)
Experience of field work and survey techniques
Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
Capable of producing clear and concise written documents
Highly organised and able to prioritise own and others workload
Capable of working independently and effectively with in team
- Ability to use initiative and think innovatively
- Demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
- Self-motivated, reliable and dedicated individual.
- Interest in the sustainability agenda and environmental developments in the industry.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.