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Logo: IKM Consulting LtdEcologist

Location: Grangemouth, Scotland

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Duration: Full Time, Permanent



IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond, with its Head Office in Grangemouth. IKMís main focus is to deliver solutions and managing 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 Ecologist who has 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 in a highly motivated and inspirational environment. IKM Consulting is a family-friendly company, is Investors in People and Investors in Young People accredited, and is committed to continuous professional development.


This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging environment where new and unusual projects are the norm. A competitive remuneration package reflects the responsibility and level of commitment required.


Positions Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Ecological surveys and assessments.
  • Co-ordinating site teams.
  • Assisting in the production of ecological reports and method statements.
  • Assisting with protected species licence applications.
  • Clerk of Works duties and project management.
  • Assisting with the preparation of Species Protection Plans.
  • Assisting with project management.


Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree in Ecology or related subject
  • At least 2 years previous experience in environmental consultancy or ecology related work
  • The candidate should have experience of protected species surveys, Phase 1 habitat survey, ecological impact assessment and acting as an Ecological Clerk of Works
  • A full UK driving licence is essential
  • A willingness to periodically work away from home and undertake overnight or out of hours work


  • Member of CIEEM
  • Protected species licence(s)
  • GIS experience


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

  • Competitive salary
  • Starting with 31 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


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 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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