Senior Ecologist

Senior Ecologist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Environment and Sustainability

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27k - 34k per year

  • Contact:

    Greg Walker

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  • Contact phone:

    01252 954954

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Senior Ecologist - £27k-£34k plus an extensive package and flexible working based in Dorset

Are you an experienced Ecologist looking to add real value to a team of dedicated professionals within an established ecology consultancy?

Reporting into a Principal Ecologist, Principal People are partnering with a consistently growing consultancy who are searching for a Senior Ecologist to bridge the gap between the Junior Ecologists and support their development. Working across domestic, commercial, and high-profile projects, this is a diverse role that will be both office and site based; the organisation is supportive of flexible working to suit the successful candidate’s requirements.

As well as being a stable organisation with consistent growth for several years, the business believes in professional development and allocates a budget for every employee to continue expanding their skillset.

The successful Senior Ecologist will have responsibilities including the following:                  

  • Conduct ecological surveys for all species across a range of projects and subsequent reports
  • Manage several projects and liaise with clients and stakeholders
  • Line management of junior Ecologists and Graduates
  • Develop and support the bat capability of the wider team

The successful Senior Ecologist will have:

  • Experience of conducting bat surveys (desirable)
  • Degree level in an environmental discipline (or equivalent)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

In return the successful Senior Ecologist will receive:   

  • A basic salary of £27,000 - £34,000 per annum
  • Discretionary bonus (applicable after 1st full year)
  • Private pension scheme
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays

This is a truly rare and challenging opportunity which is an incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today by sending your most up to date CV.