Jacobs Principal Ecologist / Technical Director in Cardiff, United Kingdom
Principal Ecologist / Technical Director
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers oftechnical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancysupport to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.
At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we arelooking for the most talented and passionate individuals to be our nextgeneration of leaders.We are part of Jacobs’180-strong UK ecology team, one of the UK’s largest, most dynamic and respectedecology teams. The team delivers surveys, impact assessments andHabitats Regulations Appraisals for high profile infrastructure projects.
To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirationswe are looking for a Principal Ecologist or Technical Director to be basedfrom our Cardiff office. The successful candidate will become part of arespected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and opportunities.
Leading and mentoring a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects.
Ecological project management.
Preparation of ecological impact studies, feasibility studies, and scheme reports for projects.
Resolution of technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across projects and for the monitoring of progress
An honours degree in ecology or related field
Eligibility for CEnv
Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects
Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills
Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation pertinent to Wales, the UK and Europe
Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
High level of personal responsibility
Adaptable and flexible approach to different project requirements.
Good IT skills
Protected species licence(s)
Full current driving licence
Project management experience
An ecological specialism
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges.With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in arange of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment whereyou can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to ourHealth and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe thatyou’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking reduced hourscontracts. Consideration will be given to each application on a case by casebasis.
Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safetyand wellbeing of all.
Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cardiff
Req ID: BIA00034S