Consultant Ecologist

North West • Up To £35K Dependent on Experience • Ref: JSM 1170

Biodiversity, Ecology

Posted 1st May 2024

A fantastic opportunity to support our clients continued organic growth, by seeking a highly motivated and skilled Consultant or Senior Ecologist to work as part of our client’s small team of around 10 ecological specialists based in the UK.

The role can be full or part time working (hybrid) from  my clients Warrington offices.

You will have the opportunity to work with clients across the UK on a diverse range of projects, with responsibility for undertaking ecological surveys, including UKHab habitat surveys and preferably for one or more protected species.

You will also be expected to manage ecological projects or tasks, liaise with clients and sub-consultants, and help to prepare fee proposals and author technical reports including most particularly ecological impact assessment reports.

Ideally You Will Have the Following:

·     At least 2 years of experience in an ecological consultancy.

·     Experience of planning and conducting ecological surveys, including Phase 1 habitat survey or UKHab and protected species surveys.

·     Ability and willingness to undertake site-based monitoring and field work.

·     Familiarity with GIS and other mapping tools.

·     A good understanding of wildlife legislation and the planning process.

·     Experience of Biodiversity Net Gain.

·     BSc or higher in appropriate science-based discipline.

·     Full UK driving licence and access to your own car, as travel will be required.

·     A passion and flair for developing ecological enhancement and mitigation design measures.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary (doe) along with a benefits package which includes an enhanced pension scheme, death in service life cover, discretionary bonus scheme, discretionary medical cover and much more.

They ensure they can support their employees through offering wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals. These include flexible working, trained mental health first aiders and readily available support through their Employee Assistance programme. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  They provide the team with the opportunity to progress in an environment that is fun, yet professional.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles 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 Environmental and Sustainability, including ESG, EIA and Ecology, Contaminated Land, Environmental Planning, Air Quality and Noise.

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