Salary: £35000 - £40000
Region: North West
Our client is an award winning specialist environmental consultancy, looking to add quality and leadership to a Northern based ecological team. This internationally recognised company are famous for providing high quality services in EIA, arboriculture, renewables, ecology, GIS and land management.
An experienced and ambitious Principal Ecological Consultant is required to assist with the development and management of up to 8 professional ecologists across the Northern stretches of England.
Suitable applicants will be office based in either Leeds or Preston.
Candidates considered for this role must have a strong background in ecological consultancy, demonstrating considerable knowledge and understanding of business development and man management. Applicants must have prior experience writing high quality technical reports, tender completion and selling and managing complex ecological projects. You must also be aware of in place company budgets, as well as the ability to implement sales, marketing and business development plans.
This position does focus heavily on business development qualifications and experience, however usual species and practical ecology experience will also be required, such as:
1. strong protected species experience
2. specialism in ecology (botanical, freshwater, ornithological, etc)
3. hold at least one protected species license
4. full member of IEEM
5. full UK driving license coupled with the ability to travel
An attractive salary bracket up to around Ł40,000 per annum will be considered for suitable applicants with the required qualifications and experience. This will also include an attractive benefits package.