Senior/Principal Ecologist

Bristol, South West • £35K - £45K + Bens • Ref: JSM 11895


Posted 16th May 2019

Rare opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to manage an established team of a highly regarded independent consultancy based between Bristol and Bath.

My client runs a highly successful consultancy with a strong employee ethos and value proposition. Their specialist area is not only consulting, but also habitat creation. They operate across the UK on many of the UK’s leading infrastructure projects, including HS2 and highway schemes.

Playing a significant role within this highly sought-after consultancy, you will be leading a team of experienced Ecologists, managing a varied workload for various planning schemes, mitigation and restoration projects. You will be responsible for supervision of projects, ensuring delivery to the highest standards.

As well as supervision of work, you will be involved liaising and managing clients as well as various stake holders.  You will have significant input on supporting the Directors in the business strategy and work winning initiatives.  The role comes with significant scope for progression and becoming a company Director within very realistic time frames.

My client offers a generous salary and benefits package. Their employee well-being and health are of the utmost importance and central to everything they do. They offer a fun and friendly working environment, based from a recently refurbished rural office space. They provide a range of team building activities throughout the year that make the firm a great place to work.



About You

·         Dynamic, forward thinking with proven consultancy experience
·         Project and team management experience
·         At least one protected species licence
·         Excellent communicator with solid report writing skills
·         Clean driving licence and own transport

Rewards & Benefits

Our client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits.  This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  My client offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward.  You will have significant input in to the growth and development of the business. 

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

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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