Senior Ecological Consultant / Ecologist

RSK Biocensus

Flexible in UK

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

RSK Biocensus, part of the RSK Group, is recruiting for multiple, full time, permanent Senior Ecological Consultants to join our growing ecology team. 

These positions can be based from one of our offices around the UK, alternatively we are happy to consider homebased and remote working options. You’ll need to be willing to travel and stay away from home on occasions.

As an Ecologist at RSK Biocensus you can expect to get involved with management and delivery of all elements of field surveys, assessment, tender and report writing and project management.

Key Responsibilities 

  • A Senior Consultant is responsible for managing and overseeing medium/large projects and tenders from commencement to completion and close-out.
  • You will undertake all work with an appropriate level of care and attention, compliant with RSK procedures and within given budgets and timescales. 
  • You will be self-motivated, exhibiting a proactive approach, developing client relationships to ensure tender opportunities come into the business. 
  • Developing your professional knowledge and skills; maintaining a personal CPD record and an upto-date professional CV
  • Actively using the PDR process to set objectives for the year ahead that develop your skills and competencies in line with the team’s needs and your interests and aptitude
  • Acting at all times with professional integrity, and exercising sound professional judgment within (and recognising the limits of) your competence 

Person Specification 

  • 1 st Degree in relevant discipline
  • 5 years specific relevant experience since graduation
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Species specific personal licences are desirable
  • Full membership with CIEEM.
  • Abide by CIEEM’s Code of Professional Conduct 

Salary and Benefits 

  • £Competitive 
  • Life assurance 
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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About Us

As a market-leading ecological consultancy, our mission is to help clients identify and manage the ecological risks affecting their operations or projects by providing pragmatic, expert advice. We have the UK’s largest ecology skills network and are constantly on the lookout for ecologists with varying levels of experience across all the ecological disciplines. We are also on the hunt for employees to provide a range of administrative and support services that keep the company wheels turning!

Whether it is working on large infrastructure developments, such as rail schemes and wind farms, or surveying for bats, badgers, and birds, our work is diverse and interesting, and always includes a range of exciting projects across the UK and beyond.

RSK Biocensus is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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