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Logo: IKM Consulting Ltd Senior Ecologist


Location: Grangemouth, Scotland


Duration: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000




IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond with offices in Grangemouth and Glasgow. IKMís main focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk within the infrastructure industrial and commercial sectors in the UK and overseas. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and its portfolio of high profile projects.


Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented Senor Ecologist with a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation and biodiversity. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to further their career and gain more experience in these specialist markets.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Ecological surveys and assessments.
  • Managing site teams.
  • Producing high-quality ecological reports and method statements.
  • Protected species licence applications.
  • Clerk of Works duties and project management.
  • Preparing Species Protection Plans.
  • Mentoring junior staff.
  • Managing projects and budgets.


The candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 5 or more years previous experience preferably in an environmental consultancy.
  • Degree in Ecology or related subject.
  • Considerable experience in protected species surveying, Phase 1 habitat surveying and ecological assessment.
  • Experience in protected species licence applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation, survey techniques and an enthusiasm for keeping up to date with best practice and new technologies.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.
  • Be a member of a relevant professional institution e.g. CIEEM.


IKM is an Investors in People business and is committed to continuous professional development. It offers:-

  • Competitive salary
  • Starting with 30 days paid holiday inclusive of national and public holidays, increasing with continuous service
  • Flexible benefits package including option to buy additional holidays, private health care, life assurance and cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Professional fees paid


The role will require travel, overnight and/or out of hours work and will require working away from home, initially in the Aberdeen area.


IKM Consulting Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter (both of these are mandatory to be considered for the position) with details of your current and expected remuneration to:-


Angela Bagan, HR & Office Manager, IKM Consulting Ltd, Park House, 39 Boíness Road, Grangemouth FK3 8AN or email to hr@ikmconsulting.co.uk  



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