Principal Ecologist

Hybrid (East Sussex) - £45,000 - £55,000

CleanTech Talent are exclusively working with a well-established environmental consultancy that have been paving the way to net zero for over two decades.

An equal opportunities employer that prioritises staff wellbeing with a flexible, friendly, and creative environment and provides a number of opportunities for growth and development.


The Company

A chartered environmental consultancy with over two decades of trading that provides Ecology and Landscape Design across the UK but specifically in the Southeast.

An experienced team of Ecologists, Arboricultural Consultants, Tree surveyors, Landscape planners & Architects.


The Role – Principal Ecologist

You will be joining a mixed experienced ecology team from Principal to Assistant level. Where you will provide expert advice on ecological assessments that support commissions for the green infrastructure sector, public sector, property sector and development projects.

You will be given ecological project ownership and accountability whilst supporting the environmental team in delivering ecological services across the UK but specifically in the Southeast.


Essential Attributes

  • Preliminary Ecology Appraisals
  • Ecological Impact Assessments
  • Habitats Regulations Assessments
  • Phase 2 habitat surveys
  • Degree in relevant field
  • Hold a UK driving licence, be prepared to travel to different sites and to work ecology survey hours


Desirable Attributes

  • Biodiversity Net Gain
  • The ability to take the lead as a Project Director on larger projects
  • Strong report writing and reviewing capabilities


On offer:

  • Innovative & collaborative environment
  • Hybrid working
  • Training and Development
  • Paid professional membership
  • Pension scheme
  • 24 day paid holiday + bank holiday
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Yearly salary reviews
  • Salary - £45,000+ DOE & Qualifications


Whats next

Please apply with your most up to date CV and one of the team will be in touch OR reach out to Daniel Salway for a confidential call.


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