Ecologist (Practice Lead)

Region:
London, Country
Vicinity:
London Central, England
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Eco Jobs, Ecological Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist, Ecological Consultant
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted:
22/01/2024
Start Date:
22/01/2024
Recruiter:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:
22192

My client, a renowned multidisciplinary consultancy, are looking for an Experienced Ecologist to join and develop a brand-new in-house Ecology function, offering technical support on EIA projects across a variety of project focusses. You would be the first in the door for the Ecology team, and therefore have the opportunity to immediately grow your own team of Ecologists throughout the UK, as well as use of the existing contractor supply chain. The company offers a competitive package, a variety of benefits and flexibility on your office location (15 UK offices to choose from).

The Role:

* Grow and lead a brand-new Ecology department to support various in-house teams on EIA projects across then UK.
* Act as the face of the Ecology team, creating and managing client relationships both on and off site.
* Manage Ecology team across variety of projects, with an increasing focus on Biodiversity Net gain procedures throughout the construction industry.
* Design and direct the completion of site surveys, ecological impact assessments, in addition to ecological mitigation design and implementation.
* Mentorship of junior and consultant ecologists
* Management of extensive contractor network across the UK
* Provide expertise on design and development proposals, including appropriate site location and construction methodologies.

Qualifications / Requirements:

* Experience managing Ecology team is essential.
* Full membership of CIEEM desirable.
* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
* Established Ecological Consultant with extensive project management experience and previous experience within a consultancy.
* Experience in developing good client relationships to secure repeat business and gain new clients.
* Experience within bat or other protected species (ornithological or botanical) is essential.
* Ability to plan and undertake habitat surveys and to identify indicator plant species and habitat types.
* Full knowledge of UK and EU Wildlife Legislation and best practice survey techniques.

Package / Benefits:

* Hybrid working
* Stakeholder pension
* Private healthcare & Life Assurance
* 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays (Annual leave purchase +5 days)
* Healthcare cashplan
* Annual Company Awards
* Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
* Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
* Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
* Staff Discount Scheme
* Spot Rewards
* Professional subscriptions
* Season ticket loan or car loan
* Cycle to work scheme
* Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme

You would be joining an award-winning consultancy with an impressive track record and hugely exciting, continued growth plans… here are just a few of the awards they have received:

* RICS Infrastructure Award
* Winners at Enterprising Women Awards
* Associate of Consulting Engineers (Best Large Consultancy)
* NCE100 Consultancy & AJ100 Practice
* Financial Times – Leading Consultancy listed.

If you would like to apply, please contact Damon on 0207 960 2586. Alternatively, apply through the suggested route on this page with an up-to-date CV.

Closing Date:
04/03/2024

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