Senior / Principal Ecologist

James Blake Associates Ltd

Lavenham, Suffolk
£28,000 plus, depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01787 248216 Jenny Beck

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Saturday, 4th August 2018  

Exciting opportunities for ambitious and talented Senior / Principal Ecologist

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior / Principal Ecologist to join a well-established, multidisciplinary consultancy to realise your ambitions and help shape a growing team who strive to deliver a greener, sustainable world.

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

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.

We are looking for an experienced ecologist capable of undertaking and leading on a variety of ecological surveys and reports; managing client relationships; allocating work; monitoring performance, quality assurance and supporting and mentoring the junior members of the team. This role will include field work and office based work.

Our Requirements

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

  • NQF Level 6 (BSc) or higher qualification in Ecology, Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' post-graduate experience in an Ecology Consultancy or complimentary environmental discipline
  • Full membership of CIEEM essential
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Extensive survey experience
  • Mitigation experience
  • Protected species licence is preferable
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude with the ability to engage well with clients and mentor team members.

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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