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Bowland Ecology Ltd


Scotland (Lanark/Flexible)

Bowland Ecology is seeking to employ a self-motivated and enthusiastic ecologist. The company is a well-established ecological consultancy that strives to work flexibly to deliver wildlife benefits through a wide range of projects, meet client requirements and encourage staff development. The company seeks to provide a supportive environment to ensure that work life balance is maintained despite seasonal pressures.

All of our staff are expected to be hands on, particularly during the busy field season. In addition to the project management and regulatory skills required for the post, ability ‘in the field’ is also expected.

The position is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving ecological practice with a varied and interesting project portfolio.

Scope of role:

  • Manage own projects (including fee proposals and client liaison) and assist with the management of other projects as required.
  • Plan, coordinate and undertake habitat and protected species surveys.
  • Production of ecology reports, desk studies and plans, and data input, management and analysis.
  • Design and implementation of simple ecological mitigation schemes.
  • Pre-works inspections and site supervision of ecological/environmental mitigation (ECoW/EnvCoW).

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Membership of CIEEM or equivalent;
  • Technical expertise in ecology including habitat surveying and/or working with protected species or other specialist groups;
  • Project management and report writing;
  • EcOW/EnvCOW experience;
  • Excellent communication, team working and time management skills; and
  • Minimum 2 years in practice experience.


  • Additional day leave per year of service, to a maximum of 30 days;
  • Flexible work from home/office options;
  • Company policy of finishing at 3pm on Friday throughout the year; and
  • Options to add LIEU to annual leave entitlement.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Applications (your CV and a covering letter) must be received by 1st of July and emailed to

Closing Date: 01/07/2021  Location: Scotland (Lanark/Flexible)

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