Senior/Principal Ecologist - Major Developments, Birmingham

Posted about 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £32000 - £45000 per annum
Sector Consultancy
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Tuesday, 18 April 2017
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 West Midlands 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 senior or principal 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

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

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If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook (

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