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Porter Gosling

Job title Senior / Principal Ecologist
Location South West England, UK
Sector Ecology
Reference PG-181217
Date posted 05-Mar-19
Apply by 05-Apr-19
Contact Paul Gosling
Tel: 01202 880 987
Summary We are working with this specialist consultancy to recruit an experienced Ecologist to join their business at an exciting time of growth and development for them. The role will suit someone at a large multi-disciplinary looking to join a smaller, more agile consultancy, or at an independent practice looking for more experience and responsibilities.

Role Overview

Our client is a well-established, specialist ecological and environmental consultancy providing a range of technical advice and support to their clients.

They are currently looking for an experienced ecologist to join their team to support their continued growth and development.

You will be managing large projects as well as using your experience to undertake and manage ecological survey and reporting work.

You will work on a wide variety of projects with a focus on larger, more complex assignments in a range of sectors.

Person Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Technical credibility and relevant qualifications in ecology including appropriate protected species licences.
  • Background in providing ecological support and advice on development led projects.
  • Excellent communicator both in person and in writing.
  • Track record in client management and project management / direction.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting time to join a well-established and ambitious practice.

They pride themselves on their exceptional training and development program which has been recognised with the award of a Gold Investors in People award.

The successful candidate will have unmatched opportunities for career development and be joining a friendly team in a supportive and positive environment.

The role will suit an experienced consultant at a large multi-disciplinary looking for a smaller, more agile consultancy with which to develop their career or someone at an independent practice looking for the opportunity to widen their experience and take on more responsibility.

Porter Gosling

Porter Gosling are acting as a recruitment agency in respect to this position.

Porter Gosling supports organisations in the recruitment of senior and specialist individuals in the Environmental and Sustainability sectors.

Typical disciplines we work on will include International Development, Social Impact, Corporate Sustainability, Environmental Consultancy, Contaminated Land, EIA, Ecology, Water and Waste Management, ESG, Environmental Planning, Building Sustainability, Noise & Acoustics and Air Quality.