Principal Ecologist

Region:
Ireland
Vicinity:
Dublin
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Ecologist
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
13/05/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
214334BR

The Principal Ecologist will deliver ecological consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget.

AECOMs Freedom to Grow offers potential flexibility to the preferred candidate to partially work remotely and/or from home.

AECOM is also open to considering positions of reduced working hours

Job Duties:

  • Working as part of the existing network of AECOM ecologists;

  • Leading on winning a wide range of ecological work;

  • Supporting internal clients with delivering the ecological requirements within multi-disciplinary tenders and projects;

  • Working independently, or with other ecologists and professionals, in the planning, delivery and management of protected species and habitat surveys; analysis and evaluation of results, impacts assessments, and the design and implementation of successful mitigation strategies including European Protected Species licence applications within budgets and deadlines;

  • Assisting with managing the technical and financial performance of ecological and Environmental Impact Assessment projects;

  • Building and maintaining both internal and external client relationships, including providing urgent ecological response and / or advice in person, by email or over the phone;

  • Communicating effectively with their line manager, project managers, clients, project teams and other members of the ecology team, within projects and with clients by telephone, e-mail, letters and reports;

  • Developing and promoting best practice and innovation across the ecology business;

  • Compliance with internal business management procedures, including in relation to health and safety and technical quality of all advice and outputs; and ddevelopment of the ecology team or support wider environmental business goals, as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical and professional proficiency with a demonstrable history of successfully working in ecology consultancy including through client liaison, within multi-disciplinary teams and completion of projects to a high standard, on time and within budgets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognised degree in a biological, science or related discipline – a relevant post graduate qualification in the one of these would be advantageous;

Closing Date:
24/06/2019

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