Job title: Senior Ecologist

Salary: £32,000 – £40,000

Location: Manchester

Penguin Recruitment are working with one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, planning and sustainability. The award-winning company is looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their Manchester office. As a growing medium-sized business, they are searching for self-motivated and positive-minded Ecologists. This position could provide a great opportunity to lead and deliver complex contracts and support more junior staff, draft high-quality reports and review technical work, as well as support clients and their design teams by identifying solutions to their problems.

The Senior Ecologist position offers:

  • £32,000 – £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
  • TOIL (time off in lieu) policy and flexible approach to working hours
  • 26 days holiday per year increasing to 29 within 3 years
  • Ability to purchase additional leave
  • Pension scheme including employer pension contribution of 4%
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 1 paid volunteering day per year
  • Flexible and agile working culture

As a Senior Ecologist, your main duties will be:

  • Leading complex projects including surveying technical sites
  • Reviewing reports
  • Project management
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Providing direct consultancy to clients, giving best advice and practice

To be considered for the Senior Ecologist position, you will need:

  • A relevant degree qualification.
  • Proven experience in ecological consultancy or related work.
  • Excellent fieldwork skills with experience of a range of fauna and flora survey methods.
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant UK and European environmental legislation.
  • Hold membership of CIEEM
  • Hold a species licence in one or more of the following species groups: bats, badgers, birds, dormice, great crested newts, reptiles, and water voles.
  • Full clean UK driving licence

If you are interested in this or other ecology roles? Please contact Lloyd Key via Lloyd.key@penguinrecruitment.co.uk or call 01792957382. We have many more vacancies available on our website.

Please refer to www.penguinrecruitment.co.uk.

This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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