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UK based (Remote / Home Working)
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Competitive + health insurance + benefits
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Land
Hours Per WeekHours Per Week:
37.5

About The Role

Are you a dynamic and experienced ecologist looking for an opportunity to step up and take on more responsibility? Do you have experience in undertaking protected species and habitat surveys, project management and mentoring ecologists? Do you envision a role that allows you to independently manage a portfolio of projects and clients, whilst still getting out into the field?

At APEM, we are actively seeking an experienced and forward-thinking Principal Ecologist to join our close knit ecology team to help us deliver innovative ecological work in the across the North West and Midlands of England.
Alongside team management and growth, your responsibilities will include producing excellent reports, exploring new tender opportunities, and actively contributing to business development and marketing initiatives. Supported by our experienced team, you'll be part of our senior UK ecology division that feeds into our strategic decision making. This is an excellent opportunity to not only enhance your skills and expertise but also act as a mentor to junior staff.
 
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • Up to date knowledge of EU and UK legislation pertaining to ecology and environmental issues, as well as Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA), Ecological Impact Assessments and planning regulations.
  • Experience of undertaking survey work including leading protected species surveys and mitigation projects.
    A track record in, or aspirations for, continuing professional development and supporting the development/ management of junior ecologists.
  • Proven experience of expanding and managing a terrestrial ecology portfolio within a consultancy setting and to represent it external stakeholders.
  • Experience of providing authoritative ecological advice and innovative mitigation solutions/enhancement considerations across a range of sites and schemes with varying levels of environmental and ecological sensitivities.
You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us

The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.

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