Ecology Project Manager

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My client, a leading ecological consultancy, are urgently looking for an Ecologist to work out of their Bath Offices.

Candidates will be selected according to their experience and attitude towards development, planning and conservation.

Based in Bath, you will be required to project manage a range of various consulting jobs, predominately scoping and undertaking ecological surveys, and informing development design for planning applications. The job will require travelling to various sites and undertake surveys throughout the week. There may occasionally be night time work and/or weekends during busy periods, especially over the summer months.

You will have:

  • An ambitious and forward thinking outlook with recent experience in the consultancy sector.
  • At least one European Protected Species licence, preferably either bats or great crested newt.
  • Associate/Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management or have the experience and qualifications to gain such membership.
  • Experience of report writing and project management, and client liaison.
  • Thorough understanding of UK legislation, planning policy and best practice.
  • Be experienced at using a range of bat detectors and able to analyse sonograms accurately.
  • Able to lead and co-ordinate surveys.
  • Be dynamic and proactive, able to use own initiative when appropriate.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Clean driving license and own transport essential.
  • Have a minimum of 4 years' relevant work experience.

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01844212058 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to

Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable, then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).