Principal/ Associate Ecologist - Major Developments, Manchester

North West
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Ecology Jobs
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Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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JSM Associates
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A chance to join the successful team of a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy who have recently been awarded a pivotal contract for a nationally significant development.


JSM are very excited to be working with one of the World’s leading Multi-Disciplinary consultancies they look to fill a pivotal role in their North West office. Due to a period of significant growth and their success in being awarded a significant part of HS2 Phase 2 an opportunity has arisen for an experienced ecologist to join their successful team as a principal or Associate ecologist.




• Project Management - all elements from co-ordination of field surveys to managing budgets and risk, client liaison and consultations with statutory and non-statutory consultees
• Desk studies - reviewing and assessing existing ecological information
• Ecological field surveys and training of junior staff
• Research projects, review of documentation, statistical analysis
• Assessment of the impacts of proposed developments, developing recommendations for the mitigation of ecological impacts and devising monitoring schemes
• Practical habitat creation work or other site supervision tasks
• Production of survey reports, Environmental Statement chapters, licence applications and other documents
• Attendance at meetings and providing advice to clients
• General administrative / management tasks relating to project quality, environmental issues, and health and safety (including risk assessment), and marketing
• A significant involvement in business development and key account management.

Capabilities and Qualifications:

• You will hold a relevant Degree
• Full member of CIEEM
• Detailed knowledge of ecological principles, relevant wildlife legislation and ecological impact assessment
• In-depth knowledge of particular plant or animal groups and appropriate field survey skills
• Excellent commercial and project management skills
• Ability to lead a survey team
• Ideally hold Survey and/or Development Licences
• Client facing business development experience

Contact Us;
If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Jeremy Money ( , however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.
This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.
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