Consultant / Senior Ecologist (Glasgow)

Scotland (nationwide)
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Eco Jobs, Ecological Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist, Ecological Consultant
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
£31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:

An opportunity has recently opened within the Glasgow office of one of the world's leading multidisciplinary consultancies within the Ecology team. You would be joining a team of over 100 ecologists worldwide, engaging on exciting, dynamic projects that have exceptional benefits to the environment and local biodiversity.

You will be at the forefront of a business that has spearheaded biodiversity net gain implementation, making a genuine difference to biodiversity across Scotland and joining a team of committed consultants, developing your career within a market leading business, offering some of the most exciting personal and career development opportunities in the industry.

The Role:

* Providing ecological input to a varied range of projects across different sectors, including leading on infrastructure projects, managing project programmes and budgets.
* Collaborating with our multi-disciplinary teams and undertaking stakeholder engagement.
* Planning and co-ordinating field surveys, analysing and interpreting survey results.
* Undertaking field surveys and managing survey data.
* Designing and co-ordinating ecological mitigation works.
* Authoring and/or checking/reviewing ecological reports, such as Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, Biodiversity Chapters for Environmental Impact Assessments, and Habitat Regulations Appraisals.
* Authoring and/or checking/reviewing, and providing guidance on, protected species licence applications; and

Qualifications / Requirements:

* 1-2 Years’ experience (minimum) in professional UK Ecology role (essential)
* Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline (non-essential)
* Experience in UK Habitat survey (Field Identification Skills Certificate (FISC) level 3 +, or demonstrable experience equating to this level would be desirable) and protected species surveys.
* Willingness to complete field surveys and travel to different parts of Scotland (and occasionally other parts of the UK when required).
* Strong understanding of Scottish and UK wildlife legislation, planning policies, licensing requirements and best practice survey techniques.
* Good understanding of biodiversity net gain (BNG) / application of biodiversity enhancements in Scotland (working project experience desirable).
* Experience of producing ecological reports, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Reports and Ecological Impact Assessment Reports.
* Strong collaborative behaviours to interface with multi-disciplinary teams, clients, and other stakeholders.


* 25 Days Annual Leave (+ public holidays)
* Dental Insurance
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Gym Discounts (Joint or Single Membership)
* Healthcare Cash Plan
* Employer Matched Pension Contribution
* Annual Travel Discounts
* Critical Illness Insurance
* Life Assurance

To apply, please follow the link on this page and submit an up-to-date CV. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding the opportunity, contact Damon Gormley on 0207 960 2586.

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