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Senior Ecologist
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Job Ref: 11034

Job title: Senior Ecologist

Location: Bristol

Salary: £25 - £35k

Term: Permanent

Job Summary:

A leading global environmental consultancy is looking for a Senior Ecologist to complement the expanding ecology team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, confident ecological consultant, with professional consultancy experience, to take the lead of the delivery and management of diverse projects in both the public and private sector.


The successful candidates will provide support in:

  • Both field- and office-based work.
  • Maintaining a diverse client base.
  • Supporting and developing the national ecology team.

Qualifications / Experience:

Senior Ecologists must have:

  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Proven project management experience: scoping and tendering for work;
  • Experience liaising with clients, stakeholders and contractors;
  • Experience mentoring and developing junior colleagues.
  • Good surveying skills, e.g. extended phase 1 habitat surveys; protected species survey; ornithology surveys, particularly for wind farms.
  • Experience of the protected species licensing process and mitigation for protected and notable species.
  • One or more protected species licences is preferable;
  • Sound experience in Ecological Impact Assessment, ecological mitigation and clerk of works;
  • Knowledge of UK & European wildlife legislation, for protected species and species of high conservation importance.

A comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work on a wide range of national and international projects is on offer for the right person.

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Ruth on 020 7960 2557 or

Mattinson Partnership brings together recruitment expertise with hands-on experience. Through our knowledge of the industry, we are able to provide a unique and specialist service. We respect the need for absolute confidentiality and offer every assurance that your application will be handled with the highest levels of professionalism. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Published Date: 2012-05-28

Contract: Permanent

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