Full time, permanent role
Avian Ecology is looking for a Principal Ecologist to join our team of skilled professionals, in response to our continuing growth, particularly in the renewables sector.
Over the last decade, Avian has earned a reputation for professional excellence and delivering services to the highest standards, on projects of all scales across the UK. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse, challenging and interesting.
Avian Ecology provides a professional and progressive environment whilst also providing the benefits associated with a medium sized consultancy. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest calibre of personnel and provides them with an opportunity to flourish in an environment where excellence and progression is encouraged, supported and rewarded.
We offer a strong remuneration package in a friendly, dynamic and flexible working environment with home working opportunities, and we support and encourage professional development and training.
The successful candidate will be based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office, although some remote / home working will be considered.
As Principal Ecologist you will lead on your own projects and support the existing team. Project work will be varied, but there will be a strong focus on renewable energy schemes as well as other commercial development projects. You will work closely with our clients, providing clear advice and robust documentation to support projects across the UK. Liaison with planning authorities, statutory agencies and stakeholders is a key part of the role. In this role you will also help co-ordinate our team of ecologists and oversee sub-consultants, providing support, technical review and mentoring expertise.
Key requirements are:
This is a full-time permanent role. Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience.
As with all of our team, the successful candidates will be diligent, passionate, professional and enthusiastic with a flexible approach to working.
If you feel you have the experience and enthusiasm to work as part of our team, please submit your CV with a covering letter outlining your salary expectations to: Rachel.Hughes@avianecology.co.uk.
Closing date for applications is 31st October 2021
Closing Date: 31/10/2021 Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)