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Middlemarch Environmental Ltd

Ecological Field Manager - Major Projects

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry, home-based will also be considered

Salary: £26,000 – £36,000 dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, part time hours may be considered. A flexible approach to seasonal demands will be required.

About Us

We're looking for an Ecological Field Manager with a passion for the environment to join our Major Projects Team.

Middlemarch Environmental is an award-winning natural environment consultancy that has recently embarked on an exciting period of strategic growth. Headquartered in Coventry and with regional teams across the UK, Middlemarch provides nationwide ecological, arboricultural and biodiversity services, as well as supporting clients with innovative landscape design and nature-based solutions.

Middlemarch has a bold ambition to be the environment consultancy of choice, offering trusted advice that helps to create an enduring natural environment legacy.

Many challenges can arise at the interface of nature and human development. Middlemarch provides expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients to address these challenges and ensure that the value in nature is fully understood, preserved and, wherever possible, enhanced.

Established in 1992, Middlemarch Environmental is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Collectively, the Wildlife Trusts are the largest voluntary nature and conservation organisation in the UK with over 850,000 members and 35,000 volunteers working to improve nature.

The Role

Over the last 30 years, the company's ecological practice has developed a strong reputation and proven track record as a leader in the field. The Major Projects Team was established to provide ecological support to high-value, long-term schemes across the country.

As Ecological Field Manager you will be working with some of our largest clients on major projects such as road, rail and overhead power schemes. Leading a team and often working on complex schemes with multiple protected species, you'll act as the trusted link between the client, the fieldwork team, and business support functions.

In addition to overseeing the implementation of mitigation works, you'll undertake a wide variety of field surveys and provide high-quality expert advice and recommendations to clients through written reports and verbal communication.

As a part of our team, you'll be offered a competitive salary in line with your experience and skills, the potential for performance related rewards, company pension, and the opportunity for training and continued professional development.

Middlemarch celebrates diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and is committed to providing fair and equal access to opportunities for all candidates.

Skills and Experience

  • A background in either field-based ecology or environmental landscaping is essential, with a minimum of two years' relevant experience. The ideal candidate will be confident leading surveys and providing expert advice.
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential as the role will work closely with clients and colleagues. Good report writing skills and experience of working on complex projects with multiple protected species is also required.
  • You'll need to be able to use Microsoft Office applications and experience with GIS or mapping software would be advantageous.
  • A valid CSCS card is essential. Personal protected species licences and a current SSSTS certificate would be an advantage.

Further Information

Please submit your current CV and covering letter covering the skills and experiences you have for the position.

Successful applications will be contacted within 14 days from the close of the application.

Interviews will take place from W/C 17th January 2022

All successful applicants must proof right to work in the UK before a job offer can be confirmed.

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Closing Date: 31/12/2021  Location: Coventry, home-based will also be considered

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