Senior Ecologist in Perth, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

Senior Ecologist

Location:

With shared office space in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, we welcome applications from Senior Ecologists across Scotland.

Salary / Benefits: £38,000 - £42,0000 plus package including

- Bonus 10% of annual salary
- They will put people thought Chartership - £5000 if chartered with amey.
- Buy Sell Holidays
- 25 days plus bank hols.

Role Summary

Due to increased workload a leading infrastructure consultancy are looking for a Senior Ecologist to join their Consulting Sustainable Solutions team.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide senior support to all ecology related activities on a variety of road contracts in Scotland, including the South West Network Management Contract for Transport Scotland, a variety of active travel schemes (e.g., AMIDS Renfrewshire), and the North Angus Growth Opportunity.

As the Senior Ecologist in Scotland, you will be responsible for supporting the development and growth of the team in Scotland, which may also include leading on ecology specific business development opportunities.

You will provide effective support and assistance to your Lead Ecologist on a variety of ecological schemes whilst taking the lead on projects and mentoring junior Ecologists.

Responsibilities include:

  • To work in a team, producing technically sound deliverables for Ecological commissions
  • Preparation and checking of documentation as part of the production of scheme deliverables that satisfy the criteria of quality, cost and programme
  • Liaising with client and supplier representatives at peer level, attending progress meetings, and responding to queries
  • Managing a small, locally based single discipline technical team and taking responsibility for delivery of their workload
  • Contributing to the preparation of bids and general working winning function
  • Drive effective health and safety practices within the team

Candidate Profile

  • Developed experience and expertise within the Ecological field, probably gained in an Ecologist role or equivalent
  • Expertise in protected species surveys, holding atleast one European protect species survey license is highly advantageous
  • EPS Mitigation licence application experience and Protected species licence holder or working towards same (notable species: bats & dormice)
  • Experience in Invasive species survey and management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ecological processes and survey methodologies
  • Able to produce technically sound ecological solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards, wildlife legislation and client requirements
  • Ability to apply ecological management theory and principles to clear understood situations
  • Experience in undertaking project related tasks associated with health, safety and welfare, e.g. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Good understanding of risk assessment, experienced in the management and communication of hazards and risks on projects and ensure appropriate risk mitigation has been applied
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in an appropriate subject or demonstrable equivalent further learning such as Ecology, Zoology, Botany, Biology or Environmental Science
  • Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)or equivalent desirable

For further information on this fantastic role and to apply get in touch

Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.
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