Senior Ecologist

Ecus Ltd

Charfield, Bristol
£29,000 - £39,500 dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 0114 266 9292 Rebecca Teagle

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Wednesday, 27th March 2019  

About Us

Ecus has an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Ecologist to join our growing South West and South Wales team, based near Bristol.

We have been providing environmental consultancy services for over 30 years and have a reputation for technical excellence, staff development and a great working environment. Ecus is strengthening each regional office to meet the needs of that region, whilst continuing to support our core ecology and EIA services to provide a platform for sustainable growth.

The company has grown significantly in recent years with over 60 employees located across five UK offices and further exciting growth for the business planned.

The Role

We are seeking a dynamic individual with consultancy experience who is looking to progress a career within an ambitious environmental consultancy.

As a Senior Ecologist, you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of a diverse range of ecological surveys and assessments across the region. Your duties will include:

  • Assisting with the management of the South-West ecology team;
  • Planning and leading protected species surveys and mitigation projects;
  • Managing ecological appraisals and EcIAs;
  • Producing high quality reports;
  • Project and financial management;
  • Supporting business development;
  • Supporting the preparation of fee quotes and tenders; and
  • Maintaining and developing client relationships

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Over five years’ professional consultancy experience;
  • Protected Species Licence(s) e.g. Class 2 bat licence or dormice;
  • Experience of delivering EcIA and HRA;
  • Obtaining EPS licences;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Relevant degree / postgraduate degree;
  • Full membership of CIEEM; and
  • Full driving licence.

On a personal level, we are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with good communication skills and the ability to fit into our friendly, lively and ambitious team. You must be prepared to work anti-social hours and away from your home office when reasonably required.

Salary & Benefits

Offering £29,000 – £35,500 (dependent on experience).

As well as our generous benefits package, we are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Investors in People status.

Applications should be made via email including CV and covering letter.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us on:


We do not accept CVs from third parties / agencies, and any applications received will be treated as the property of Ecus Ltd. We will not be liable for any fees related to unsolicited CVs received.

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