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Neo Environmental

Principal/Senior Ecologists

Salary Description: Competitive + benefits and bonus

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Warrington or Glasgow - will also consider full-time remote working anywhere in the UK for the right candidate

Neo Environmental, an award-winning planning and environmental consultancy, have an exciting opportunity for a Principal or Senior level Ecologist to work on a broad variety of projects, with the main focus on renewables. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing multi-disciplinary planning and environmental consultancy.

The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of projects, with the main focus on renewable energy developments. Prospective candidates will be expected to have excellent report writing skills, be well organised with meticulous attention to detail, while also being able to manage a varied workload.

Duties

  • Managing other ecologists and ecology work
  • Managing and Undertake ecological surveys including:
    • Phase 1 habitat survey and NVCs
    • Protected species scoping surveys
    • Other surveys as required
  • Produce comprehensive reports including:
    • Ecological appraisals
    • Ecological Impact Assessments
    • Biodiversity management plans
    • Protected species
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Liaising with clients and statutory consultees
  • Attending client and site meetings
  • Undertaking ECoW role (where required)
  • Tendering and fee proposal production

   
Essential Criteria

  • Working towards or have CIEEM membership
  • Degree in ecology or similar
  • Professional report writing experience
  • Good knowledge of UK ecological legislation and regulations
  • Experience of phase 1 / Fossitt habitat surveys & NVCs/IVCs
  • Bat survey experience
  • Technically competent
  • The successful candidate will be required to produce reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, and good organisational skills are essential
  • Must be flexible and willing to travel
  • Full driving license and own transport

   
Desirable Criteria

  • CIEEM accredited
  • Ideally have 3 years plus experience in ecology surveys
  • Ornithology experience would be advantageous
  • Clerks of Works experience
  • Knowledge or experience using ArcGIS or similar

   
For consideration for this role please forward your CV to Paul at: paul@neo-environmental.co.uk

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Delete Date: 25/07/2022  Location: Warrington or Glasgow - will also consider full-time remote working anywhere in the UK for the right candidate

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