Principal Ecologist

Peter Brett Associates

Edinburgh/Glasgow

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.peterbrett.com tkeyte@peterbrett.com 01217968279 Tim Keyte

Reference: 465

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 23rd November 2018  


The Opportunity

We are an ambitious and enterprising team of multi-disciplinary consultants. Consistently ranked as an industry leader for training and development, we actively support and encourage your professional growth, enabling you to continually develop and realise your full potential. 

Our journey of growth is set to accelerate as we have joined forces with Stantec, a global consulting business. We have an ambitious growth agenda in the UK and by joining the Stantec family we have reinforced our ability to deliver our strategy.

Ecology is an integral and valued part of PBA’s Environmental Service to clients. We are proud to have been recently named Small-Scale Consultancy of the Year in the 2018 Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management awards. 

We are working on an ever more diverse range of projects and are keen to use this as the foundation for developing our service across a broader range of sectors and locations. 

About You

We are excited by the number of opportunities we are presented with and we seek an experienced consultant to realise these opportunities. You will establish a new team to provide ecological support to our existing clients whilst pursuing new opportunities in Scotland. You will undertake technical work whilst managing and coordinating workloads for existing and future requirements. You will co-ordinate fieldwork support, write bids and cost projects

This is a great time to join our successful team in Scotland. We have experienced impressive growth in both Edinburgh and Glasgow over the last 5 years and we see this continuing. We see several opportunities in our local market and we are excited by what lies ahead. Ultimately this opportunity will be shaped by you.

You will have a vision for what the role could become. Degree qualified (Ecology, Conservation, Earth Sciences or related) you will be a full member of CIEEM, and ideally Chartered. You will have proven experience in ecology / working in the consultancy sector within the Scottish market. 

You will have:

  • Demonstrable skills and experience of assessments, including, PEAs, EARs, EcIA and HRA.
  • In depth understanding of relevant UK & EU legislation, planning policies and licensing requirements. Good knowledge of environmental planning issues outside of the ecology discipline.
  • Proven experience of project and financial management with the proven track record to effectively manage resources. 
  • Proven track record in work winning and business development
  • Expert witness and public inquiry experience is desirable. 

About PBA

We are an ambitious and enterprising team of multi-disciplinary consultants. Consistently ranked as an industry leader for training and development, we actively support and encourage your professional growth, enabling you to continually develop and realise your full potential.

Our journey of growth is set to exponentially accelerate as we looking to join forces with Stantec, a global consulting business, with over 20,000 consultants globally.

Ecology is an integral and valued part of PBA’s Environmental Service to clients. Our collaborative approach to delivering ecological consultancy advice gets to the core of our clients’ needs. On the back of this success, we are proud to have been recently named Small-Scale Consultancy of the Year in the 2018 Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management awards.

To find out more about PBA and see the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit www.peterbrett.com.

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.

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