Senior Ecologist

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Location: Birmingham
Salary: Market related
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 2 September 2019
Recruiter: Resourcing Solutions

Senior / Principal Ecologist

Are you looking at this now because you are an experienced Senior Ecologist and wondering if it is time for a move?

My cleint is an engineering and development consultancy overseeing prestigious and innovative projects across the UK. They are well established, reputable and much of their work is repeat business.

They are looking for a Senior/Principal Ecologist to support a client lead initiative on a major project within the Birmingham area. This is a permanent position.


   » Provide pragmatic support and advice to BBV teams and sub-contractors with delivering ecological requirements to programme, budget and quality standard. This includes on-site surveys, inspections and watching briefs, providing practical advice on programme and on-site measures, and providing practical advice on legal requirements and cleint requirements.
   » Problem-solve, finding practical cost-effective solutions to ecological challenges facing BBV teams and sub-contractors.
   » Liaise with a wide variety of stakeholders where required
   » Compile reports and other documentation as required.
   » Develop and support implementation of ecological method statements and associated documents for construction
   » Provide technical support for Biodiversity No Net Loss initiatives.
   » Actively help deliver a culture of continual improvement of on-site ecological practice that is solution-orientated to support construction teams.
   » Investigate and report ecological incidents

Key Skills:

   » Ecology background
   » Senior or Principal Level
   » Civils Experience
   » Excellent communication skills

Salary will be entirely dependent on level of skill / experience.

Package will include annual leave of 25 days pa, Claimable expenses (includes travel to and from home to place of work) and pension.

If you are an Ecologist and are interested in this exciting and challenging role, or would like to discuss my other opportunities, please contact Steve O'Connell on 01189 241646 or email

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