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Principal Ecologist - Suffolk

£38,000 to £45,000
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Principal Ecologist - Suffolk

This is an incredibly exciting opportuntiy for an experienced Principal Ecologist or Senior Ecologist ready for the next step in their career.

My client, a market leading multi disciplinary Ecological Consultancy is seeking a talented Principal Ecologist level candidate to join, lead and help organise the team in Suffolk.

The successful candidate will be hungry for career growth and already connected to the local market.

Friendly and hardworking the Principal Ecologist/Team Leader will encourage cohesiveness amongst the team and will work with a variety of small and large scale clients and projects. This excellent opportunity offers a balance of field and office work where you will collaborate amongst a supportive team, based in Suffolk and ideal for those seeking career progression and responsibility with an envious and varied list of clients.

The Role:

You will have project management and field experience, with the majority of the work being completed in the local area.

The successful candidate will:

Have at least one Protected Species Licence (although 2+ is desireable).
Have experience project managing.
Experience in team management.
Have experience writing high-quality reports including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals.
Complete protected species work (including Bat, Newt, Barn Owl, Badger etc).
Develop appropriate mitigation and ECIA reports.
Ideally have CIEEM membership.
Effectively and safely implement environmental surveys.
Present ecological method statements.
Be comfortable dealing with clients and writing high quality reports.Key Skills:

The successful candidate will:

Hold a degree in a relevant discipline.
Have excellent experience in project managing.
Have experience with protected species (1-2 licences are ideal).Company Benefits:

Competitive Salary.
7% Pension Scheme
Bonus Scheme
Access to pool cars / mileage paid.
25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
Other benefits to be discussed at interview.

If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Ecology, please do not hesitate to contact Tim Joannides on (phone number removed) or email . We have many more vacancies available on our website at . This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position
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  • Job Reference: 397072400-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Penguin Recruitment
    Penguin Recruitment
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £38,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent