James Blake Associates

Ecology Team Leader (BB-66D63)

Found in: Talent UK

Description:
Are You the Ecology Team Leader We are Looking For? Location: HQ in Bury St Edmunds Office/on-site and current homeworking Exciting opportunities for an ambitious and talented Ecologist to Lead and Build a Great Team. The Opportunity A rare opportunity has arisen for a talented, ambitious and enthusiastic Ecologist to join the growing team at James Blake Associates and lead a growing team – as Ecology Team Leader. You will be providing support to the Head of Department in leading the Ecology Team and leading on a wide range of great projects. You will receive ongoing mentoring and support, training and experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to realise your ambitions and join a great team of like-minded Ecologists and other professionals too who are collaborative and fun to work with and together coordinate some amazing multi-disciplinary projects to fruition. Who We Are We are a well-established (33 years), award winning, multi-disciplinary practice with professionals in Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning and Arboriculture, based in Suffolk, and proud of the culture, values, team spirit and vision we share – ‘together, making a difference, creating better, greener places and brighter futures,’ our Vision statement. We specialise in sustainable, greener development – and we are really winning developer’s hearts and minds to more sustainable ways of developing – retaining more existing landscapes and incorporation of greener and more natural Green Infrastructure into residential development for biodiversity sustainability, for people’s well-being and for the developer’s genuine financial benefit, so the message is being heard. Come and help us change the world. We also carry out consultancy services for all sectors including commercial, leisure, local government, education and Infrastructure/Utility projects. To be successful in this role, your knowledge, skills, experience and attributes will include the following: BSc or equivalent qualification in Ecology, Biological Sciences or similar. Minimum 5 years post graduate experience. At least 1 Protected Species licence, ideally Bats or GCN. Full membership of CIEEM. Excellent analysis and report writing skills. Full clean UK driving licence. Professional, enthusiastic with a positive personality - happy to engage with clients and colleagues alike. A pragmatic and common-sense approach to project management and the ability to liaise with the Senior ecologist and Team leader to deliver successful project outcomes. What We Offer A competitive starting salary of circa £28 - £32k according to experience. The former is a training level for experienced lead ecologists wanting to train into a new higher role. Flexible working arrangements. Private health care Ability to work from home when suitable and agreed. Access to pool cars when available. Training internally in leadership, management and in ecology. Opportunities for promotion as the department grows for the right candidate.

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info Paid • Full Time • Permanent

location_on Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom

work James Blake Associates

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