We are seeking to recruit a Principal Ecologist who will have responsibility for leading and developing our Inverness ecology team. Responsibilities will include planning and allocating work for the team, checking work and oversight of quality of output, management of team performance, training, and general day-to day support.
We are seeking to recruit a Principal Ecologist to join our growing team to help lead technical excellence and business growth. We are keen to hear from applicants with a wide range of backgrounds/specialisms and would welcome applications from experienced senior consultants looking for the next step in their career. The position will be based in our Inverness office and may require travel, occasional overnight stays throughout the U.K., and further afield depending on project requirements. We are a flexible employer and are willing to consider flexible working arrangements that are desirable to you.
A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.
This role is for a Principal who will have responsibility for leading and developing our Inverness ecology team. Responsibilities will include planning and allocating work for the team, checking work and oversight of quality of output, management of team performance, training, and general day-to day support. You will also work with our Ecology Manager and our other Principal consultant, based in the north of England, on integration of the northern and southern teams and on ensuring technical excellence across our Ecology Team as a whole.
The selected candidate will work within a supportive and driven team focusing on business development, successful project delivery and client satisfaction.
Some travel is involved, for which company pool cars are available and for which a valid driving licence will be required.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements.
The ideal candidate will possess a BSc and/or MSc in Ecology or related discipline and a Membership of a relevant professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
We are keen to hear from applicants with a wide range of backgrounds/specialisms and a wide range of competencies are considered to be relevant for this role. These may include:
We are keen to hear how your professional experience can help us to deliver high quality ecology projects and support our team growth. We will expect applicants to be able to demonstrate some or all of the following:
Mabbett is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes including contributary pension scheme, funded professional membership and one volunteer day each year. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations and growth opportunities.
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Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations.