Environmental Consultant or Senior Ecologist


Environmental Consultant or Senior Ecologist

Renewable Energy, Water, Infrastructure


Sector: Onshore wind

Category: Utilities

About our Client

Our client offers a comprehensive range of environmental and sustainability consultancy services to support businesses throughout the project or corporate lifecycle. Their expertise covers both development projects and general business operations.

They assist clients in identifying stakeholders, developing strategies, obtaining planning consents and permits, supporting project delivery, and conducting monitoring and reporting activities. Their services encompass various areas such as environmental project management, tendering and business case development, biodiversity net gain, natural capital accounting, net zero and carbon reporting, environmental compliance, environmental management systems, strategy development, and monitoring and outcomes reporting.

With a network of supply chain partners, our client can cater to diverse environmental and sustainability management requirements. They have a strong track record in delivering sustainable development projects across sectors like public, residential, transportation, renewable energy, water, construction, and extraction industries.

Additionally, our client provides corporate services to help businesses integrate environmental, social, governance, and economic factors into their operations.

About the Role

As a Senior Ecologist or Environmental Consultant, you will be an essential member of this growing consultancy. You will work closely with the Directors and their teams of consultants to conduct diverse ecological surveys (such as UK Habs, NVC, BBS, GCN, and bat surveys), project manage various contracts and deliverables, and provide cost estimation and contribute to tendering.

This position offers the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of projects and clients, fostering professional growth across all aspects of consultancy.

What’s in it for you?

In addition to a competitive salary, annual leave allowance, and pension, you will also benefit from:

  • Flexible working
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Customised career development
  • Medical and dental care plans
  • Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Proficiency in conducting ecological surveys, PEAs, and BNG assessments.
  • Possession of one or more protected species licenses.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in GIS.
  • A willingness to travel for work.
  • Knowledge of UK & European Environmental Legislation
  • Ecology related qualifications, chartership, or relevant work experience.

Jamie Braddock

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Jamie Braddock


With more than 11 years’ experience delivering specialist recruitment and Executive Search projects in niche and highly regulated sectors globally, Jamie is responsible for leading our activity supporting Renewable Energy and De-Carbonisation projects across the UK and Europe.

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