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Our client is an established and successful Consultancy Practice operating nationally, involved in a wide range of consultancy work in relation to Arboriculture, Ecology and Landscape Architecture.
They are currently looking to recruit a Principal Ecologist to join their team in Essex.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a range of projects for an established and growing multi-disciplinary consultancy practice.
The position will involve the following roles:
-Development of new areas of business and strengthening existing business streams
-Management and delivery of all ecological projects including management of budgets, deadlines and project teams
-Preparing, leading and winning bids and proposals
-Supporting professional development and mentoring of other ecological staff
-Delivering first class advice and services to our clients
-Undertake various surveys and co-ordinate and deliver ecological mitigation works
-Production of reports and protected species development licence applications
-Management of own time and workload in collaboration with other team members
-Support and advise Directors to achieve the company's vision for ecology services
-To achieve financial targets in the ecology sector of the company
-To achieve positive feedback and a retained, loyal client base in the ecology
The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:
-Substantial experience in a senior ecology role within a commercial environment
-Very strong technical skills and considerable experience of technical review, leadership and staff development
-Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practice and legislation
-Full knowledge of the EIA and planning process
-Extensive experience in writing technical reports and proposals
-Proven experience of managing and developing existing client and new client relationships with the ability to identify and lead expansion in new areas of the business
-Proven project and financial management experience including scoping, estimating and tendering for works
-Excellent surveying skills using a variety of technical aids to carry out habitat surveys and protected species surveys, ideally with an area of specialisation
-Experience of managing junior colleagues and subcontractors
-Degree or postgraduate qualification in relevant discipline
-Full membership of IEEM
-Full valid driving licence and the right to work in the UK with no restrictions
The following skills would be desirable:
-Undertaken expert witness duties
-Experience working in the above role in a multi-disciplinary consultancy
In return, the company is offering a competitive salary and a bonus package to the right candidate.
- Charles Taylor
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