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Senior Ecological Consultant (Senior Ecologist)

Salary Competitive Salary
Location Boxworth, Cambridgeshire (CB23 4NN)
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

ADAS is seeking a Senior Ecological Consultant to join our Boxworth, Cambridge team on a full-time permanent basis.

Now is an excellent time to join ADAS if you want to work as part of a friendly, flexible and committed team where you can bring us your individual talent and a pro-active, can do attitude.

ADAS has over 75 years of experience within the consultancy and research sectors. We have a nationwide ecology team of approachable, skilled and knowledgeable people. We work on a variety of big and small projects from development, utilities, renewable energy and rural industries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as a team with our existing ecologists to ensure quality projects are delivered on time to our clients, managing these projects from inception to finalization
  • Providing solid technical advice to clients
  • Writing technical reports including preliminary ecological appraisals, ecological impact assessments, mitigation strategies and biodiversity management plans, habitat regulations assessments and protected species reports
  • Quality review and approval of reports
  • Leading on protected species surveys and training junior staff

Person Specification:

  • Graduate level education in a relevant subject
  • Associate Level CIEEM membership or above
  • In-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation, and survey techniques
  • Project management and client management experience
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to produce accurate technical reports
  • A pro-active attitude to managing your own time, finding solutions and ensuring that work is delivered on time and to the required standards.
  • A full driving licence, access to your own vehicle and be commutable to our office.
  • Knowledge and experience in Biodiversity Net Gain and Habitat Condition Assessments.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

More detailed job description attached.

Working alongside landowners, farmers, and growers since 1946, we have been providing ideas, specialist knowledge, and solutions to secure our food and enhance the environment for over 75 years.

Our aim is to help address the challenges and opportunities faced by organisations working in food production and the natural environment, and we continue to thrive by attracting innovative thinkers into our workforce. 

We currently have over 400 employees delivering solutions in 60 specialist subjects, making us the UK’s largest independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services, research and development, and policy advice. Whether you want to work on national or international projects, we can provide a varied career in a wide array of industries and public sector services. 

ADAS is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

Life Assurance

Annual Leave Purchase

Cycle to Work Scheme

Discounted Gym Membership

Mental Health Support

Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme

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