Graduate to Senior Level Ecologists

Job Reference 4995
Job Type Permanent
Country UK
Location Nationwide
Brief

We are looking to appoint a talented Graduate and an experienced Consultant or Senior Ecologist to support the growth and capability of our national Ecology team.  

 

Description

 

Our Ecology team support a diverse range of projects across a number of sectors both within the UK and internationally for both private and public sector clients.  We pride ourselves on the integrated support we offer by working alongside our in-house water, landscape and sustainability specialists to deliver commercially balanced, innovative and integrated solutions.

 

We are looking to appoint a talented Graduate and an experienced Consultant or Senior Ecologist to support the growth and capability of our national Ecology team.  Successful candidates, ideally with experience gained within a professional consultancy, will be enthusiastic, confident and motivated with good communication skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team.  They would be responsible for the delivery and management (technical, commercial and financial) of projects, maintaining and developing a diverse client base and supporting and developing the national team.  It is anticipated that the applicants would be involved in both field and office based work.  The ideal candidates would have the following capabilities:

 

  • Proven surveying skills, extended phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species survey experience. Experience of protected species licensing process and ideally hold one or more protected species licence(s);
  • Sound knowledge and experience in Ecological Impact Assessment and/or ecological mitigation projects;
  • Sound knowledge of UK & European wildlife legislation particularly relating to commonly occurring protected species and species of high conservation importance
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Proven project management experience including scoping, estimating and tendering for work.
  • Experience of managing and liaising with clients and stakeholders
  • Ideally some experience in mentoring and developing junior colleagues.

 

At WSP Environmental we pride ourselves on delivering commercially focused and innovative solutions to environment and energy related business issues.

 

We place real value on providing our people with a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work; with a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work on a wide range of national and international projects. 

 

WSP Environment & Energy is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Contact Chris Miller-Jones
Closing Date 2011-05-31
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