Senior Ecologist

James Blake Associates Ltd

Lavenham, Suffolk
£30,000 plus, depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01787 248216 Jenny Beck

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 12th October 2018  

Exciting opportunities for ambitious and professional Senior Ecologist

The Opportunity

 A unique opportunity has arisen for a Senior Ecologist to join a well-established, multidisciplinary consultancy to assist in developing and expanding our Ecology department.

We are an award winning 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. We will consider flexible working.

Our Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to meet the following criteria:

  • NQF Level 6 (BSc) or higher qualification in Ecology, Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 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
  • EPS licences preferable
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude with the ability to engage well with clients and mentor junior team members.

For a full job description please 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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