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Principal/ Senior Ecologist
My client is looking for a Senior/ Principal Ecologist, based in their West Sussex office.
- Experience of writing EIA chapters
- Good understanding of ecological risk management
- Excellent communication and project management skills
- Proven experience in managing and undertaking habitat surveys and protected species surveys, with excellent identification and botanical skills.
- Hold protected species licences (bats and great crested newt) and have experience in preparing licence applications
- Experience in the design, specification and site implementation of ecological mitigation
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of ecological legislation and current best practice / policy
- In addition to the above, you would be expected to be able to demonstrate working experience in some of the following technical areas:
- An understanding of expert witness work
- An understanding of relevant volumes of the Highway's Agency Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
- Chartered Ecologist status
- Work experience on rail projects
- Work experience on river/coastal projects
- Experience with Habitats Directive Assessment or Water Framework Directive Assessment
- Stakeholder engagement
- Honours degree in ecology or biology or other relevant discipline or equivalent
- Full membership of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
- A minimum of five years' experience in the provision of ecological advice in the consultancy sector.
- The candidate needs to have a valid UK Driving licence.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
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