Senior Ecologist, Stockport - Greater Manchester.

Senior Ecologist – Stockport, Greater Manchester.

An internationally recognised, award-winning environmental consultancy are currently looking to expand their Greater Manchester office through the appoint of a new Senior Ecological Consultant.

Reporting to: Principal Ecologist, Greater Manchester.
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000 + Benefits (pension scheme, healthcare scheme, car allowance, etc).


Our client has recently merged with a UK established environmental and rural consultancy which has seen a dramatic increase in workload. In response to this increase in work, our client is now on the lookout to strategically appoint new Senior Ecologists across Buckinghamshire, North West England, Oxfordshire and the West Midlands.

The Greater Manchester based Senior Ecologist will work out of a Stockport office, helping the in-house Principal Ecologist in managing and leading a team of assistant and consultant grade Ecologists.

Further duties of the role will include:

1. Liaising with public and private sector clients.
2. Working closely with neighbouring offices in West Midlands and Yorkshire on large-scale developments.
3. Co-ordinating and undertaking a variety of protected species and Phase 1 habitat surveys.
4. Managing multiple projects and writing reports on findings.
5. Designing and implementing mitigation strategies.
6. Delegating work and mentoring junior members of staff.


To be considered for this position, the Senior Ecologist will ideally hold the following skills and experience:


• First class verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent project management and team leadership qualities.
• 4 years’ + ecological consultancy experience.
• Possession of at least one protected species licence (Bat or GCN preferred).
• Associate, Full or Chartered CIEEM membership.
• Full, clean UK driving licence.
• Experience writing a variety of survey reports, EcIA’s, HRA’s, etc.
• Experience conducting a variety of protected species, ornithological and botanical surveys.

Are you interested in learning more about this Ecologist opportunity or any other ecology opportunities available across the UK? Please call Lewis Buckley of Zodiac Recruitment for an informal discussion on 01792 940 001. Lewis is our specialist ecology recruiter and is perfectly placed to help you with all your ecological needs.

Closing Date:
25/06/2018

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