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Senior/ Principal Ecologist, Lewes

Salary Description:
£35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE + Attractive benefits package
Ecology & Conservation Jobs
South East
East Sussex
Location Description:
Lewes, East Sussex
9th November 2018
Start Date:
JSM Associates
Job Ref:
JSM 11620

JSM has a fantastic opportunity available for an ambitious and passionate Principal/Senior Ecologist to join an established team in a leading Independent Ecology Consultancy based in Sussex.
Due to their significant project wins they now require a Principal/Senior Ecologist to work on a variety of projects from large infrastructure to small and medium projects with clients ranging from architects, small and large-scale housing developers, schools, local authorities and government departments.


Capabilities and Qualifications:
Candidate must have:

·Degree (Ecology related)
·Minimum of 5 years' experience
·Experience of managing a team
·Protected Species licences
·Experience in post planning documents such as ECOP, CEMP, LEMP, EMP would be advantageous
·Experience of providing pragmatic and strategic consultancy advice to clients.
·Excellent communication and written skills and the ability to author and audit reports and other technical documents.
·Involvement in a range of surveys and ideally mitigation works for notable and protected habitats and species
·Sound ecological knowledge and excellent working knowledge of relevant legislation and policy.
·Proven project management experience
·Good client interaction ability, written and verbal communication skills
·Ability to work independently as well as working within a team.
·Ability communicate on appropriate technical and commercial levels internally and to a diverse range of current and potential clients.

Candidates must be

·Full membership of CIEEM
·Confident communicator with strong written and verbal skills, able to prioritise the delivery of a dynamic workload.
Why choose this role
This is a fantastic position with a leading independent consultancy who have won numerous industry awards for their work. Staff are offered a diverse range of responsibilities and projects, both in the field and in the office. You will be mentored by highly regarded industry professionals and offered significant on going training to develop you career further.
The role comes with a highly competitive salary and benefits package, flexible attitude to working arrangements, ongoing training and significant scope for further career progression in line with your aspirations.

Highly recommended position to consider

Contact us
If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Jeremy Money ( , however if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.
This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates, JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.
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