Principal Ecologist

Jacobs

Nationwide

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.jacobs.com

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 16th March 2021  


Our environmental team helps solve the most complex environmental challenges and opportunities. We support our clients with sustainable approaches that improve the spaces we inhabit and transform our communities for the better. You too can help us to achieve a more climate-resilient future.

About the opportunity:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. Jacob's ecology team is one of the UK's largest most dynamic and respected ecology teams. We have experts in almost every ecological field. The size and experience of our team allows us to work with some of the most respected organisations in the UK. You’ll support some of the largest, complex projects in the UK. Based in near our main office hubs in the UK, you’ll have the opportunity to nurture and mentor a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects. You’ll enjoy demonstrating your project management skills as well as using your expertise to resolve technical issues as they occur. You’ll also be surrounded by opportunities for technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your own continued professional development. 

Qualifications:

  • An honours degree in ecology or related field
  • Full MIEEM membership
  • Eligibility for CEnv
  • Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects
  • Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation pertinent to the UK and Europe
  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to different project requirements.

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • CEnv
  • Postgraduate degree
  • Full current driving licence
  • Project management experience

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

We’re invested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another and through our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark our curious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. We redefine what’s possible. There’s something that drives everyone – and we want you to keep evolving your career, discover unexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow. 

Our Culture At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do. We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. 

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values. To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com 

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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