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Principal Ecologist




Geotechnical & Environmental




East Sussex

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Talk to Rob Bennett
+44 (0) 2380 981218
((Working Hours - 8:30 - 18:00 GMT))

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A UK based specialist Ecology Consultancy based in East Sussex are looking to hire a Principal Ecologist to support the growth of their regional team. Working as part of a dynamic team you will work on a range of projects from small residential projects, historic building restoration and housing schemes to large ecology assessments, green infrastructure and habitat creation.


You will lead on projects whilst managing a team of junior Ecologists. You will be responsible for developing staff, writing detailed reports and reviewing technical work. This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the future of the business and support its growth plans; you will be involved in the tendering for work and meeting with clients to generate new work.


To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A relevant degree qualification
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience
  • Proven fieldwork and report writing experience, plus experience reviewing others work
  • Two or more protected species licenses


In return you will receive a completive package, including flexible working options and a time off in lieu policy. You will join a supportive team with great career development and training opportunities.