Senior Ecologist

Our client is a specialist environmental and planning consultancy. 

This company is seeking a Senior Ecologist to deliver challenging projects within the Ecology Team, and to meet the growing demand for the company’s services. 

The successful candidate will be working on projects across the renewableenergy, transport, water and infrastructure sectors, in addition to a range of private sector developments. The position available will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects utilising the various skills they may have acquired.
The role offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional to be involved on projects all across the country, for a fast-growing, successful and busy consultancy.

The key requirements of the post will be:

A third-level qualification in ecology, botany, or natural sciences, or other related fields that give the candidate the necessary skills to fulfill the role.
A minimum of 8 years’ post-graduate experience in fulfilling similar functions, ideally in a similar consultancy role.
A broad range of ecological experience on large-scale projects in key sectors.
Excellent report writing skills and proven project management abilities.
A specialism in one field of ecology with a broader working knowledge of other inter-related fields.
An excellent understanding of the EU Habitats and EIA Directives in so far as they relate to project-based ecological impact assessments being undertaken by an ecological consultancy.
Demonstrable ability to manage the busy and varied ecological workload of a team of ecologists.
A Full driving licence

If you are interested in considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Lorraine on  (085) 7021120 for a confidential discussion. Gaia Talent will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. Gaia Talent has 30 years’ experience working in the recruitment industry within Ireland and Internationally. 

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