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A main Joint Venture on HS2 is looking for an Ecologist to join their team for at least 9 months based out of their Aylesbury office. 

Description of Activities to be undertaken

  • To provide ecological support to the Fusion team and have responsibilities under the following work packages:
  • Area Wide Surveys
  • Coordinate:
  • Ecological surveys, Environmental surveys, Other surveys as required
  • Area Wide Environmental
  • Oversee:
  • Creation of mitigation sites, Oversee planting, Invasive species surveys, Site clearance, Ground remediation
  • General/Other Work Packages
  • To fulfil the role of Ecological Specialist and provide assurance and ensure compliance with WI2300 and relevant Technical Standards.
  • Provide ecological support and input as required
  • Coordinate ecological mitigation and completion of licence applications.

Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role

  • Essential:
  • Senior/principal ecologist with experience of working on design and construction phases of large-scale linear infrastructure projects
  • Chartered ecologist/environmentalist
  • Management of subcontractors and teams of ecologists
  • Experience in the planning process and dealing with local authorities
  • EIA and EcIA experience
  • Experience of implementing ecological mitigation
  • Project management of complicated ecological survey and mitigation schemes


  • Experience in No Net Loss of Biodiversity calculation/reporting
  • Protected species licences

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 02085228888 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to