Job role: Senior Ecologist
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Hours: Full time/Flexible working hours
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Are you a passionate, experienced Senior Ecologist looking for a new challenge outside of the city?
Join Lloyd Bore, a fast-growing boutique consultancy in Canterbury. You’ll lead a variety of Ecological survey and assessment projects, giving you ownership over all stages of the project process, from tender to completion.
– A great project manager with strong communication skills
– Experienced in protected species survey, impact assessment and ‘mitigation’ design
– Friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about work
– Reliable, punctual and self-motivated
Preparing, managing and undertaking ecological surveys for all species and project types, including out-of-hours survey work
Completing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and Ecological Impact Assessments for all project types, embedding the mitigation hierarchy into every appraisal and assessment and delivering ecological net gain wherever possible
Liaising confidently with clients, planners, local authorities and sub-contractors to achieve excellent outcomes for their projects and for the natural environment that we are striving to protect and enhance
Working in collaboration with the wider Ecology, Landscape, Arboriculture and Technical teams to deliver reports and plans that convey important ecological information in a clear and concise manner
Leading on, or make significant contributions to, protected species mitigation licensing, EIA projects and/or Habitat Regulations Assessments (HRA)
Producing fee proposals and undertaking initial report reviews
Skills and Experience:
A BSc in ecology or related subject (an MSc desired)
4-years minimum post-graduation experience in ecology, within a consultancy environment or a closely-related work area (e.g. local planning authority or SNCO)
Associate or Full CIEEM member, operating at the Capable level in at least seven relevant CIEEM Competencies (four Technical and three Transferable) and working towards Accomplished level in these seven Competencies and confidently advise clients
A sound understanding of the planning process, relevant legislation, the construction industry, and the consultant’s role within the planning and development sectors
Have secured (as named ecologist) and/or written protected species mitigation licences
Have written and lead on formal Ecology Chapters, complex EcIA reports, PEA reports and/or HRAs
Creating initial report reviews
Sign off low-level Health and Safety risk activities
Understanding the commercial aspects of work
Informal mentoring of staff
A UK driving licence and own vehicle.
Key soft skills:
A robust sense of humour
Experience working as part of a busy team and managing team logistics
Ability to work under pressure across multiple projects and to meet tight deadlines
Additional desirable skills:
Registered Consultant for BLICL or GCN LICL
A valid CSCS card and/or PTS Rail Card
Practical habitat creation skills and experience
Marketing and tendering experience
Working-From-Home and Flexi-time options available
Like-for-like TOIL for any extra hours worked
25 days annual leave per year, increasing by 0.5 days per year spent at the company
Training and Career development
Maternity, Paternity and Back-to-Work Policies
Private healthcare and gym membership
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