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Network Rail (East West Rail)

Senior Ecologist

£44,690 - £50,276 per annum
This role can be based anywhere within the West Coast South Route – covering the South of Crewe through to London Euston

  • Do you have a relevant higher degree in Ecology, Zoology, Biological Sciences, or other relevant Environmental Sciences?
  • Do you have a full understanding of UK and European wildlife legislation and best practice guidance experience?
  • Do you have experience in delivering projects to a specified timescales and within agreed budget parameters?

If so, then the below could be for you…

We are looking a Senior Ecologist to join our expanding work force based within NW&C - North West & Central Region.

Every day will be different, but you can expect to be involved in the following activities:

To lead the provision of ecological expertise for East West Rail. To provide support and guidance to integrate the Network Rail Environment Policy and environment management systems to deliver legislative compliant projects and to contribute to continuous improvement in environment and ecological management.

East West Rail Phase 2 will provide the first direct rail link in more than 50 years between Oxford and Bletchley/Milton Keynes, transforming connectivity and journey times for people and businesses across the heart of the country.

Main construction work started in Spring 2020 and is due for completion in Spring 2024.

This role will be the key interface between East West Rail and Off-Track, therefore you’ll be empowered to make decisions which can help shape the future of this new railway at this exciting time

Closing Date: 20 March 2023

To apply, please click here and search via the IRC reference number above (IRC2246911)

We have a range of benefits including:

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement.
  • My benefits – Our discounted online shopping site.
  • A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers – cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits.
  • Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets.
  • A range of pension schemes.
  • 2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community.

Want to find out about what fantastic benefits we offer? Find out here

Closing Date: 20/03/2023  Location: within the West Coast South Route

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