Overview

Our Opportunity

Are you a Principal / Associate Ecologist looking for that next step within your career?

Do you want to enhance your knowledge, and make an impact as part of a growing, multi-disciplinary consultancy?

Are you looking to work as part of a collaborative, supportive culture that prioritises its people?

 
Pick Everard are looking to appoint an Associate Ecologist within our growing Environmental Services discipline. The successful candidate will help to build, grow, manage and support an ecological team delivering master planning inputs, ecological appraisals, ornithological surveys and studies, other protected species surveys, mitigation design and construction and post-construction supervision and monitoring.  

You will have the opportunity to benefit from an exciting and diverse workload, delivering high quality support for private and public-sector clients across the UK including exciting infrastructure and renewable energy projects. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building long-lasting client relationships
  • Generating and effectively managing new business with responsibility for financial planning and management
  • Managing a wide and varied workload and supervising field staff and survey effort whilst demonstrating technical oversight and sign-off on project output
  • Undertaking site surveys, carrying out ecological impact assessments as well as ecological mitigation design and implementation

Interested to find out more? We’d love to hear from you!

About You

Key Requirements:
 
  • Full membership of CIEEM desirable 
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
  • Established Ecological Consultant with extensive project management experience and previous experience within a consultancy.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team
  • Experience in developing good client relationships to secure repeat business and gain new clients.  
  • Experience within bat or other protected species (ornithological or botanical) is essential
  • Ability to plan and undertake habitat surveys and to identify indicator plant species and habitat types.
  • Full knowledge of UK and EU Wildlife Legislation and best practice survey techniques

About Us

    At Pick Everard, we work together to make the extraordinary a reality. We are looking for exceptional new talent to be a part of our journey as we move forward through our ambitious five-year Business Plan.

    We are an independent award-winning property and construction consultancy firm, operating within the industry, providing complete integrated service delivery to help our clients deliver better solutions across real estate, infrastructure and the natural environment.

    We are at the forefront of the industry and enjoy a culture that is centered around being creative, professional, compassionate, client-oriented and fun.

    Our recent successes include:

    • Listed as an NCE100 Consultancy and AJ100 Practice
    • Named a Top 150 Consultancy by Building Magazine
    • Recognised as a leading Financial Times Consultancy
    • Winners of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) Awards, Best Business Performance of the Year – Large Consultancy
    • Winners at the RICS Awards – Infrastructure category
    • An Investors in People and Investors in Excellence accredited business
    • Winners at the Enterprising Women Awards

    Through our remarkable history we have already established the sound principles of success and we have the vision and ambition to be even better, as we move forward into a very bright future.  We’re growing and we need more experts onboard. Join us and we will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you’ll be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

    To learn more about why it is good to work here please visit our website and follow us on social media. Be part of it.

    Remuneration and Benefits

    We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with charity, sports, community, and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. We are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.

    You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

    • Hybrid working
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Life assurance
    • Private healthcare
    • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
    • Healthcare cashplan
    • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
    • Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
    • Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
    • Annual Being PickEverard awards
    • Staff Discount Scheme
    • Spot Rewards
    • Professional subscriptions  
    • Season ticket loan or car loan at senior level
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme

     

    Please note we do not accept speculative CVs or approaches from recruitment agencies. 

    As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

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