Senior Consulting Ecologist

London Wildlife Trust

£32,684 - £36,646 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 29 October 2017

London Wildlife Trust are currently recruiting for an experienced senior consulting ecologist to support the delivery of London Wildlife Trust’s consultancy services through a wide range of ecological and land use planning projects working with clients in both the public and private sector. 

At London Wildlife Trust, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive, independent advice and high quality technical work to our clients across all sectors. This role will be vital in strategically driving the delivery of the London Wildlife Trust’s consultancy services, supporting our vision to develop a leading mission based consultancy. 

You will be a key point of contact for external clients and project stakeholders, including key contacts within statutory bodies. You will be confident and experienced in leading and successfully delivering large scale ecology and landscape design focused projects to a high standard, within allocated timeframes and budgets. You will have an excellent knowledge of UK and EU wildlife legislation and policy with strong project management skills, attention to detail and a thoroughly professional approach.

The essential qualifications for this post include: 

  • Recognised, relevant professional degree in a biological, science or landscape design related discipline 
  • Full membership of CIEEM (or eligible to meet the relevant criteria), or comparable relevant professional body 

If you are a collaborative team player, with a passion for urban nature conservation and have the required qualifications, skills and experience for this role, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

London Wildlife Trust manages nearly forty nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which engage diverse local communities. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and species in London and works to influence policy makers. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. 

A DBS (formerly CRB) check is not required for this role. 

To apply, complete a Candidate Details form and an Application Form and email it to

Closing Date: 29th October 2017 10.00am
Interview Date: 2nd November 2017 

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