Ecology - Team Leader

James Blake Associates Ltd

Lavenham, Suffolk
£28,000 - £34,000 dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01787 248216 Jenny Beck

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Monday, 26th February 2018   5 days left

Exciting opportunities for ambitious and talented Ecology Team Leader

The Opportunity

A great opportunity has arisen for ambitious and enthusiastic ecologist to join the team at James Blake Associates. Providing support to the Ecology team as a whole you’ll get great support, training and exposure. This role is a fantastic opportunity to realise your ambitions and join a growing who strive to deliver the dream - a greener, sustainable world.

Who we Are

We are an award winning, multi-disciplinary practice with professionals in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning, Arboriculture and Ecology.

Join us in Introducing Nature to Development. We know greener, more biodiverse approaches to development saves developers massive sums of money, saves the planet, and saves residents their health and well-being! This is not just a mission - it’s a necessity, a movement - the new essential way forward! Help us spread the word - because everyone wins. At JBA you can make a difference, making greener places and a brighter future for yourself and your team. After 30 years in business, James Blake Associates Ltd has maturity, proven stability and systems, but also the freshness of ideas found in the most cutting edge companies. Why not come check us out and see for yourself? Just chat to the team informally and ask them if we are on to something massive - something worth working to achieve!

You would be based at our Lavenham office, in the heart of beautiful Suffolk: Yet our work covers the Country. We work for FTSE 100 companies because the best clients know our message is the best way for future success - higher returns; better schemes; happier customers.

Our Requirements

To be successful in the role we’d love to hear from individuals with the following profile:

  • BSc or equivalent qualification in Ecology, Biological Sciences or related discipline
  • 5-7 years' post-graduate experience in an Ecology Consultancy or similar
  • At least 2-3 protected Species licences, ideally bats and GCN
  • Full membership of CIEEM - working towards Chartership
  • EPS mitigation licence holder (bats and GCN)
  • Badger sett closure/disturbance licence holder
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Enthusiastic and positive personality with the ability to support and manage a team and engage clients.

We will offer an attractive and competitive salary for the right individual

Application information

For further information, you can browse our website: or call Jenny Beck on 01787 248216. Otherwise please email with a covering letter, CV and examples of your work.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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