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Principal Ecologist

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location UK - Flexible - UK
Town/City Nationwide, UK (Hybrid)
Salary Additional Information £40,000 - £54,000
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name RSK Group Limited
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RSK Biocensus, an award winning CIEEM company who a part of the RSK Group, is recruiting a tenacious and passionate Principal Ecologist to join their growing UK ecology team. This role is permanent with full time & part time work patterns available.

This role will be a hybrid role, with flexible homeworking, client site work and if you want to, you have the opportunity to work from one of our offices nationwide.

As a Principal Ecologist at RSK Biocensus you can expect to get involved with management and delivery of all elements of field surveys, assessment, tender and report writing and project management

Key Responsibilities

  • Principal Consultants have a key role within RSK Biocensus, winning work, providing leadership, technical advice and training, and leading by example.
  • You will develop client relationships to ensure tender opportunities come into the business, based on successful delivery of previous tenders and projects.
  • Providing leadership, direction and advice, acting at all times with professional integrity, and exercising sound professional judgment within (and recognising the limits of) your competence
  • Supporting others to uphold professional standards; acting as a role model
  • Developing your professional knowledge and skills; maintaining a personal CPD record and an upto-date professional CV
  • Actively using the PDR process to set objectives for the year ahead that develop your skills and competencies in line with the team’s needs and your interests and aptitude

Person Specification

  • 1st Degree in relevant discipline
  • Relevant years of experience since graduation
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Species-specific personal licences are desirable
  • Full membership with CIEEM.
  • Abide by CIEEM’s Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Working towards Chartership (CEcol unless CEnv has more relevance)

Salary and Benefits 

  • £40,000 – £54,000
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

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RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

More detailed job description attached

RSK will not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies other than RSK PSL or Secondary agencies.

As a market-leading ecological consultancy, our mission is to help clients identify and manage the ecological risks affecting their operations or projects by providing pragmatic, expert advice. We have the UK’s largest ecology skills network and are constantly on the lookout for ecologists with varying levels of experience across all the ecological disciplines. We are also on the hunt for employees to provide a range of administrative and support services that keep the company wheels turning!

Whether it is working on large infrastructure developments, such as rail schemes and wind farms, or surveying for bats, badgers, and birds, our work is diverse and interesting, and always includes a range of exciting projects across the UK and beyond.

RSK Biocensus is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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