Principal Ecologist

Ref No. EMP409053
Salary £35,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


My client is looking for Principal Ecologist, within their office based in, London, Bristol, Reading, Manchester.


Management experience within a consultancy environment.

The Job

Key responsibilities:

  • Co-ordination and management of ecology consultancy services within Peter Brett Associates.
  • Take a lead role in the management of projects including; managing commercial risk, project accounts and resource management.
  • Technical review and approval of sub-contractor reports.
  • Work with the team to manage and coordinate workloads, plan future growth and resourcing requirements, and develop a strategy for the growth of the ecology business.
  • Effectively brief and manage ecology sub-contractors technical and financial performance.
  • Client liaison and development ecology capability within the Practice.
  • Write bids, cost projects and undertake technical work to support projects as appropriate.
  • Take responsibility for the direction, mentoring, training and performance management of team members.

About You

To succeed in this role, you'll need:

  • Proven experience of team, project and sub-contractor management from within a consultancy environment
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing ecology project teams.
  • Excellent project, resource and financial management skills.
  • Good knowledge of environmental planning issues outside of the ecology discipline, to provide rounded consultancy advice to our clients.
  • Experience of compiling fee proposals and project budgets
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal skills with the ability to compile and check reports.
  • Degree qualified and have either Chartered or Incorporated membership of your relevant professional institution.
  • Expert witness and public inquiry experience is desirable.

Ideally you'll have experience of working on multi-disciplinary projects, but this role will also appeal to an experienced ecological consultant that would like to broaden their project experience.

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.

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