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Senior - Principal Ecologist

Job details
Posting date: 08 June 2024
Salary: £40,000.0 to £50,000.0 per year
Additional salary information: £40,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 July 2024
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1AA
Company: Hays Specialist Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 4567828_1717797580


Your new company

A company that support the UKs highways across the East Midlands in projects from conception to completion. Their services include maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, environmental, civil engineering and much more.
Their environmental team operates across acoustics, contaminated land, ecology, GIS, landscape design and planning. You'll be joining a passionate team of ecologists who support on a range of projects from major highways, planning, educational buildings, residential and more!
Your new role

My client are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join the environmental management & design team based at their West Bridgford Office (Nottingham).
You will help to lead the ecology team in the delivery of environmental services and collaborative projects.
Main duties will include:

  • Provide expert ecological advice to colleagues, clients and external parties
  • Business development to grow the ecology market
  • Lead, coach, and develop more junior ecologists
  • Lead on ecological surveys (Protected species, habitats and more)
  • Write detailed ecological reports
  • Ensure successful delivery of ecology consultancy projects
  • Client liaising to ensure that financial targets and stakeholder requirements are met

What you'll need to succeed

  • A Degree in an Environment, Ecology or related field
  • Ecology experience with relevant UK legislation in a Consultancy
  • Ability to lead and support a team
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • A driving license
  • Membership in CIEEM (ideal)
  • Holder of one or more protected species licenses (ideal)
  • GIS or other relevant software knowledge (ideal)

What you'll get in return

  • £40,000 - £50,000 (Depending on experience)
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 days after 5 years' service) + bank holidays.
  • Pension - 3% employee contribution, employer contributions 6%
  • Flexible Working (Take up to 1 full day per month)
  • Hybrid Working (40% home and 60% office based)
  • Discounts and rewards across multiple retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service plan
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Buy leave option (purchase up to one weeks leave each year)
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Physiotherapy
  • Membership Fee's
  • Car Scheme
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Employee Recognition Scheme (A reward of up to £200)
  • Tech Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Development Opportunities

What you need to do now

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