Senior Ecologist

Location: Reigate, Surrey Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Rail & Infrastructure Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Senior Ecologist


£45,000-£55,000 + benefits

Job Summary

My client are recruiting for a Senior/Principal Ecologist for their Reigate Office to manage the delivery of stand-alone ecology projects or ecological input into multi-disciplinary Engineering projects

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking and managing ecological surveys.
    * Ecological reporting and assessment.
    * Providing Ecological Clerk of Works role.
    * Accountable for preparing and costing ecological proposals.
    * Maintaining client relationships.
    * Managing and mentoring junior EIA/ecology team members.
    * Instructing and managing ecological sub-consultants.
    * Working and knowledge sharing with our national team of ecologists.

    Should have an excellent grounding in ecological assessment and be competent to lead most of the following surveys:
    * Extended Phase 1 survey
    * Water vole
    * Badger
    * Otter
    * Amphibians incl GCN
    * Identifying bat roosts & activity surveys
    * Hedgerows
    * Invasive plants
    * Reptiles

Flexible working will be considered for this role.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & training:

  • Relevant Environmental post grad qualification
  • Academic & profess'l qualif'ns:
  • Full Membership of CIEEM

Background & experience:

  • Holder of protected species survey and development licences
  • Proven experience in undertaking Ecological Impact Assessment

Knowledge base:

  • Design of habitat creation/restoration
  • Experience in relation to flood/coastal management, water utility or energy projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & training:

  • Relevant Environmental degree
  • Academic & profess'l qualif'ns:
  • Membership of CIEEM.

Background & experience:

  • Previous Consultancy experience.

Knowledge base:

  • Ecological Impact Assessment (including Preliminary Environmental Assessment and EcIA).

Best practice methods of ecological surveys and mitigation.

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