Jacobs Principal Ecologist - Ornithology in Norwich, United Kingdom
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About the opportunity:
When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. Jacob's ecology team is one of the UK's largest most dynamic and respected ecology teams. We have experts in almost every ecological field and are currently seeking candidates with significant ornithology experience to work within our teams. The size and experience of our team allows us to work with some of the most respected organisations in the UK. You’ll support some of the largest, complex projects in the UK.
Based in Norwich you’ll have the opportunity to nurture and mentor a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects and will perform a key role within the ornithological aspects of our work. You’ll enjoy demonstrating your project management skills aswell as using your expertise to resolve technical issues as they occur.
You’ll also be surrounded by opportunities for technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your own continued professional development.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
An honours degree in ecology or related field
Demonstrable ornithology skills and experience, including scoping, survey design and impact assessment
Eligibility for CEnv or CEcol
Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects
Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation pertinent to 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.
Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:
CEnv or CEcol
Full current driving licence
Project management experience
Another ecological specialism (as well as Ornithology)
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