(PM295) Ecologist - Midlands & Edinburgh

Consultant Ecologist - Midlands & Edinburgh

Are you an assistant level ecologist looking for flexibility to balance site work with your home life? Are you looking to make a step up with the support of a diverse network of ecology experts that's underpinned by a defined career pathway? We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join a multi-award winning Ecology team in the Midlands.

The role:

Building on its demonstrable track record as one of the leading global environmental consultancies, our client is seeking an Ecologist to join their team in the Midlands or Edinburgh.  With ambitions to grow their UK presence to emulate the success of the global business, the are looking for an ecologist to join an established network of over 80 ecologists with the energy to contribute to a diverse project portfolio. 

Given the variety of projects worked on, they are looking for an ecologist who has strong field skills and who can confidently adapt their technical knowledge to specific client and project requirements, including liaison with stakeholders.  With support from the regional and wider national teams, and in line with defined career framework, you will develop your expertise across many areas of ecology although you will also be able to choose to develop skills in a particular technical specialism. 

We operating a fully flexible, hybrid working which allows our ecologists to choose where, how and when they work as a high-quality of service is provided.  Focussing on talent and skills, not postcode.   The role will require site work as well as working closely with the regional team and developing relationships with colleagues from other teams so may require some time at an office or alternative working space to suit those involved. 

Very happy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced or compressed hours and flexible start or finish times. 

Further info about the opportunity..
  • Time away from home minimised.
  • IT systems allow seamless remote and flexible working, so proximity to an office is not a barrier– a focus on talents & skills, not postcode.  Ecologists can work on the projects that interest them and deliver them to the highest standards.
  • Cars or car allowances to every member of the team regardless of grade, including for personal use.
  • Established TOIL system to allow time management to suit specific personal needs alongside seasonal demands.
  • Career frameworks provide clarity on how to progress.
  • Encourage the development of well-rounded ecologists who can talk about all stages of a project. Provide internal and external training and mentoring, including from our inhouse experts.
  • Bat handling licence incentivisation scheme to thank ecologists who spend time and effort in achieving their licence.
  • Significant financial bonus to anyone achieving Chartered Environmentalist/Ecologist status through CIEEM.
  • Work closely with many other teams, including our own Planners, Archaeologists, Landscape Architects, Masterplanners and Engineers. With a culture of openness, there is always someone within the business who can provide advice and support for almost any query.
For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Peter on 07881788772 or peter@huphuphup.com

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