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The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP)

Senior and Principal Ecologists

The Opportunity?

Are you seeking a new challenge? We are looking for Senior and Principal level ecologists to join our passionate, dynamic and friendly team! With a growing portfolio of exciting projects, we are looking for personable, innovative and proactive ecologists to further strengthen our existing technical expertise across our Cardiff, Cheltenham and Cirencester offices.

Who are EDP?

The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP) is a well-established environmental planning consultancy with experience in all areas of professional ecological consultancy, in addition to offering landscape, heritage and archaeology, arboriculture and masterplanning services. We deliver bespoke, creative solutions to our clients in the residential, commercial, energy and renewables sectors.

The Role

Benefiting from working in a multidisciplinary consultancy team, you will provide sound technical advice whilst being responsible for project management across a range of projects varying in size, types and complexities. You will be a pragmatic and solution-focussed ecologist, with proven consultancy experience and excellent project management and reporting abilities. Technical skills will always be highly sought after - candidates with protected/notable species, licensing and botanical expertise, in addition to expertise across other key areas such as Habitat Regulations Assessment, Biodiversity Net Gain and hydrology are encouraged to apply.

Your Skills

You will have a relevant degree, a thorough understanding of the current planning system and environmental legislation, and have, or be eligible for membership with CIEEM. You will be willing to contribute to a supportive work environment, assisting in the mentoring and management of colleagues, and be effective at working on your own and as part of a team. A full, valid UK driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle for business use preferred.

EDP Benefits

The salary for this post is to be agreed based on qualifications and experience and will form part of an excellent benefits package, including pension contributions; private health insurance; 30 days annual leave allowance (+ bank holidays); TOIL; 1 day extra leave for your birthday; work anniversary rewards; fully-flexi working patterns and a profit share bonus scheme.

What do you need to do now?

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Team EDP ( and state your office location preference. Interviews will be held at the earliest opportunity for strong candidates. Please note that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and differing rules across England and Wales, all interviews may be held via Teams/Zoom.

EDP is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 20/12/2021  Location: Cardiff, Cheltenham or Cirencester

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