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Title  

Principal Ecologist, Leeds

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Animals, Birds & Plants (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   England (North East)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Senior Level
Company Name   WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Contact Name  
Email   rachel.finn@wspgroup.com
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Description  

As a part of our specialist offering, we have a strong Ecology team who support a diverse range of projects across a number of sectors both within the UK and internationally for both private and public sector clients. The team pride themselves on the integrated support we offer by working alongside our in-house water, landscape, arboriculture and sustainability specialists to deliver commercially balanced, innovative and integrated solutions.

A typical week would include:

  1. The successful candidate will be involved in generating opportunities, preparation of tenders and over-seeing the delivery and management of a range of ecological deliverables (technical, commercial and financial)
  2. Working with the Associate Director, Ecology (Midlands & the North), they will also take an active role in assuring quality of output and mentoring junior staff
  3. The post holder will play a key role within a growing ecology team, helping to nurture an enthusiastic, supportive and productive working environment.

We’d love to hear from you if have:

  • Experience across a range of UK habitats and protected species and will hold (or have held) survey and mitigation licences;
  • A proven record of supporting clients through devising and delivering survey programmes, developing pragmatic, cost-effective mitigation, gaining the agreement of regulators and supervising implementation on-site;
  • Experience of Ecological Impact Assessment and writing Environmental Statement chapters;
  • A proven record of winning work from commercial clients, particularly in the residential, mixed use and industrial sectors;
  • Full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management and have or be able to demonstrate that you are working towards Chartered Ecologist status.

A full and detailed job description can be provided upon request.

For more details and to submit your CV please contact: rachel.finn@wspgroup.com

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