Principal Consultant Ecologist in , Oxfordshire

Applying for the Principal Consultant Ecologist role

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Job Title: Principal Consultant Ecologist
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £38,000 - £45,000
Type: -Select job type-
Job Sector: Scientific
Sub Sector: Environmental Science
Job Reference No: 409754

Job Description

Ref: 409754
Principal Consultant Ecologist / Team Manager
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£38,000 to £45,000 pa + 25 days holiday rising to 30 days

The Company
Our client is the UK's largest provider of environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice. Their expertise spans the entire environmental sector together with crop and livestock research, waste contracting and composting business.

As an industry leader this award winning Environmental Consultancy offers great opportunities to grow your career. As one of the largest environmental consultancies to the land based, agricultural and food industries throughout the UK, their strength lies their ability to provide clients with science based solutions through an unparalleled breadth of objective, topical, information, advice and implementation services.

We are currently seeking an energetic and ambitious Principal Consultant Ecologist with excellent commercial skills to lead and manage a team of consultants in the South of England.

The Role
You will be an experienced Ecologist with survey and development licences for key protected species and have experience of delivering cost effective ecological solutions for development, utility, rail and other infrastructure projects.

As a key member of our client's environment group you will work with a team of other Principal Consultants covering EIA, Arboriculture, Renewables, GIS, Land Management and Software Development to grow their consultancy business. You will have responsibility for delivering results in the following areas:

•Win and project manage complex ecological projects for a range of clients.
•Set professional standards for the ecology team, particularly by providing specialist ecological knowledge.
•Fulfill senior management role and lead and manage a team of ecology consultants covering the South of England.
•Prepare and implement detailed team budgets and resource work plans, prepare and implement sales, marketing and business development plans
•Develop and manage key accounts and develop innovative and cost effective ecological services to reflect client requirements
•Work with account managers to raise the profile of the company's ecological services amongst key client groups.

The Person
•Five years' business development experience in the ecology consultancy field, including writing of bids and proposals, client presentations, account management and product development.
•Staff management experience, with good skills in mentoring and coaching consultants in both technical issues and business development.
•Experience of developing and implementing innovative and cost effective mitigation plans to enable development works for commercial clients
•Be an excellent leader and communicator able to communicate your vision to your team and to the wider senior management.
•Educated to degree level or equivalent in an ecological or natural science subject.
•Excellent knowledge of UK habitats, protected species and planning legislation and policy in the UK and Europe.
•A high level of knowledge of ecological survey methods including robustness, statistical analysis, quality control.
•Possess survey or development licences for relevant EPS.
•Proficient in writing reports, tenders, proposal and marketing material for articles and the company website
•Full membership of IEEM
•Current full driving licence

For further details please contact Luan Green at Premiere People's Health Safety & Environmental Division


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