Wildscapes Principal Ecologist

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Sheffield, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Closing date: Monday 15 August 2022
Salary: £37,287 Pro Rata
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF
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This is an exciting time to join Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust as we take forward our Strategy 2030 for nature recovery. You’ll be working in a profit for purpose team that is committed to achieving excellence for both clients and for the natural environment.

This role is interesting and varied, offering a great opportunity to expand our growing Wildscapes’ Ecology Service. You’ll provide leadership as well as expert technical guidance, working across a wide range of ecological services including: Protected Species Surveys, PEAs, EIAs, Licensing, Ecological Clerk of Works, Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments - for diverse projects on our Nature Reserves, restoring important habitats, through to supporting Housing Developments or infrastructure projects in the region.

The experience and enthusiasm you bring will enable you to lead and develop the team, inspiring them to deliver a high quality service. Working with our Business Development Manager you will bring your ecological expertise to deliver contracts from beginning to end, including developing client relationships and work streams, co-ordinating tenders, providing project management and ensuring high standards.

Your ecological expertise will be supported by experience of carrying out Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, habitat surveys, Ecological Impact Assessments and leading on protected species surveys.

You will also have developed strong project management skills and experience of running contracts and managing multiple teams on-site to high standards.

Contact details

Please find out more about the role and the contribution you could make to Wildscapes and the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust by downloading the application pack on our website.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter telling us how you meet the key criteria listed on the person specification recruitment@wildsheffield.com

This role will be offered at 0.8FTE or FT in discussion with the successful candidate.

Job reference: WSPE-22
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