Senior Ecologist

Edinburgh
£360000 - £480000 per annum
14 Oct 2013
11 Nov 2013
EN331
Niki Sansoy
Engineering
Graduate
Permanent
Full Time
My client is a leading environmental consultancy who is currently looking for an ambitious and experienced Ecologist to join the expanding team in Edinburgh. This position has arisen due to an increased workload, with projects being across various sectors including local authority, renewable energy, and highways agency projects.

Ideally you will have an extensive knowledge and experience of surveying a variety of habitat types as well as undertaking phase 1 habitat surveys and NVC surveys. Having protected species licences, particularly bats will be beneficial for this role.

Responsibilities:

*You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, and individually, carrying out desk top studies and field surveys.
*You will be working with a wide range protected species as part of Environmental Impact Assessments, due diligence studies and BREEAM assessments.
*Assisting the project manager in coordinating surveys, client contact, preparing proposals and monitoring the finance of projects.

Requirements:

*Degree in Ecology or related discipline
*Have experience of Phase 1 habitat, NVC and botanical surveys
*Experience of protected species surveys (particularly bat surveys)
*Have previously co-ordinated surveys and dealt with clients
*Must have excellent report writing and communication skills
*Have excellent interpersonal skills.


This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK's leading Environmental Consultancies and put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other intelligent and highly motivated people.

For further information on this role or to submit a CV please contact Niki Sansoy on or 0121 616 7150 quoting the reference number ENV331

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