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Senior / Principal Ecologist - Environmental Consulting

Mold, Flintshire

£28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Hybrid Working


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 14/11/2023

Ref: BBBH22751_1699952214

Senior Ecologist


£28,000 - £35,000 (DOE)

Astute are proudly partnered with a successful independent environmental and planning consultancy who for fifteen years has been at the core of the net zero economy, assisting clients in achieving their project objectives. Our client is looking for an established Ecologist looking to make a positive career move working across a range of projects within the renewable industry.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Principal Ecologist you will be responsible for:

· Engage in scoping and managing projects of various sizes, from small to large scale.

· Undertake the planning and supervision of ecological surveys utilizing diverse survey methods.

· Handle negotiations with statutory agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders.

· We are responsible for crafting and producing a broad range of technical reports, including Ecological Impact Assessment.

· Cultivate and sustain relationships with both current and prospective clients.

· Prepare tenders and help in business development endeavours.

· Provide mentorship to junior members of the Atmos Ecology Team.

· Consistently operate in compliance with the CIEEM Professional Code of Conduct.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

· A BSc or MSc in a relevant subject, with a minimum of 3 years' experience.

· A full member of CIEEM. Holding protected species survey licences together with experience of the protected species licensing process would be advantageous.

· Strong field experience with ambitions to develop your technical skills.

· Excellent report writing skills and attention to detail.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to advise clients.

· Health and Safety awareness, especially safe working practices and risk assessment related to ecology fieldwork.

· Full current driving licence.

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

· £28,000 - £35,000 (DOE)

· Hybrid

· Monday - Friday

· Life insurance

· Pension contribution

How to apply?
To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02393910037 to speak to Charlotte Jones who can tell you more.


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