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Birmingham, West Midlands
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25 April 2019
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Stimulating new opportunity for a Senior Ecologist to join a dynamic, forward-thinking, public and private sector team based in Birmingham!!!

A leading consultancy is seeking a Senior Ecologist to help provide clients with the a full range of ecological services, including specialist habitat and species surveys, impact assessment, advice on biodiversity mitigation, offsetting and enhancement, and management planning for biodiversity. You will be confident leading a range of surveys, and will have specialist knowledge developed over the course of your career, and experience of a wide range of projects. The ability to process data and create and manage large datasets would be an advantage, as would experience of using GIS to manage sites and fieldwork.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of major schemes which would be a fantastic addition to your CV.


* Competitive salary
* Fantastic benefits package
* Amazing social team and environment


* Organising, carrying out and supervising desk- and field-based habitat and species surveys
* Co-ordination of field and office-based work
* Managing and mentoring of junior staff
* Development of monitoring strategies
* Provide specialist input to multi-disciplinary teams
* Writing and reviewing ecological assessments, reports and other deliverables
* Managing the technical and financial performance of ecological projects
* Liaising with clients, project managers and other project stakeholders including statutory bodies


* You will have a BSc in a relevant subject, and it would be advantageous to have a higher degree (MSc / PhD)

* You will show evidence of ongoing vocational training
* Experience of working in a ecology-related job role in the public and / or private sector
* Experience of designing, co-ordinating and leading field surveys
* (for predominantly office-based roles) Have demonstrable experience in producing a range of reports and providing ecological advice to clients / stakeholders
* Ideally, you will be eligible for or have full membership of CIEEM or another relevant professional body

For more information on this position please call Toby Willetts on 0203 6800640 today!!!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.