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Jacobs Senior Ecologist in Krakow, Poland

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

• Leading and mentoring a team of ecologists working on a diverse and exciting portfolio of projects;

• Providing ecological support and advice in relation to UK legislation and planning policy framework including Preliminary Ecology Appraisal (PEA), Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA), Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA), feasibility studies, desk-based studies and a range of other technical reports;

• Ecological project and budget management and resource co-ordination;

• Excellent report writing and communication skills;

• Technical direction and resolution of technical issues;

• Taking an active role in the development of staff, coaching and mentoring on technical issues; and,

• Supporting delivery of the UK Ecology team resource through interface with UK Terrestrial Ecology Head of Discipline and Resource Manager.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• An appropriate degree qualification;

• A minimum of 5-8 years’ relevant experience;

• Previous experience of EcIA for major infrastructure projects;

• Familiarity with current and emerging EU legislative and policy framework for biodiversity and nature;

• Track record of delivering effective mitigation design and biodiversity enhancement;

Desirable Experience:

• An ecological specialism;

• Experience of preparing fee proposals and tenders;

• Experience of effective stakeholder and regulator engagement for infrastructure projects;

• Track record of providing innovation and value-added solutions to infrastructure project delivery;

• Experience of working closely with other environmental specialists;

• Previous experience of EcIA for major infrastructure projects in UK will be beneficial;

• Membership of a suitable institute (e.g. CIEEM, RSB) or willingness to join one;

• Transferable IT and data management skills (e.g. GIS, Programming languages such as R-script and Python).

We offer:

Full time, permanent employment ( office+remote work)

Opportunity to work on exciting international projects and programs

Commitment to your personal and professional development

Dynamic environment that encourages a healthy work life balance with flexible working conditions

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.