Principal Ecologist

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£37,000 to £47,000 Per Annum
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
19th November 2017

Job Description

FINTEC recruit is seeking a Principal Ecologist for our Environmental business based in Glasgow. This is a permanent role with salary negotiable by experience up to £47,000, competitive benefits and flexible working. You will be offering advisory services to businesses in various sectors including renewables, energy networks, marine, commercial sectors. You will require to hold a current driving licence. You will require to have over 10 years experience as a professional ecologist with a technical specialism in protected species (such as bats), marine ecology or botany,

Responsibilities of the Principal Ecologist position:-

* Responsible for designing, and delivering a range of projects in Scotland and across the UK
* Involved in costing work and preparing tenders.
* Responsible for consultation, field survey work, reporting, Ecological Impact Assessment (ECIA), writing Ecology chapters for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
* Reports, habitat and species management planning, and conducting Habitats Regulations Appraisals (HRAs).
* Manage a team of ecologists and support staff professional development
* Liaison with the Ecology Associate Director and the other Principal Ecologists to grow the ecology sector for the company.

Skills and Experience required:-

* Have a track-record of winning and delivering projects.
* You will have a degree or equivalent in ecology or a related subject. An MSc or PhD in an ecological subject is desirable.
* You will be a Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and preferably a Chartered Ecologist or
* Chartered Environmentalist. Based on the CIEEM Competency Framework,

Experience of :

* Habitat/species survey design, planning and fieldwork;
* Species identification, handling and evaluation;
* Habitat identification and evaluation;
* Design and preparation of habitat/species management enhancement plans or projects;
* Outcome monitoring, data management and reporting;
* Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) etc.;
* Ecological assessment including Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA), and Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA);
* Scientific method, design and implementation; Analysis of data;
* Interpretation and evidence-based reporting; Managing quality;
* Managing and evaluating projects; and Recruiting and developing people.

Please click on apply or send your CV directly to our team and quote Ref: FT3220

FINTEC recruit specialise in Technical, Engineering, for permanent and contract positions, UK and International.

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