Are you seeking a new challenge? We are looking for a personable, innovative and proactive Principal level ecologist to join our passionate, dynamic and friendly team in Cheltenham!

The Role

Benefiting from working in a multi-disciplinary consultancy team, you will be responsible for project management across a range of projects varying in size, types and complexities, providing sound ecological advice. Experienced ecologists with technical strengths in protected species, ornithology, licensing and/or botany are particularly sought after. You will be a pragmatic and solution-focussed ecologist, have proven experience in consultancy and be willing to contribute to a supportive work environment, assisting in the mentoring and management of colleagues.

Your Skills

You will have a relevant degree, a thorough understanding of environmental consultancy, the current planning system and environmental legislation, and have, or be eligible for membership with CIEEM. You will be effective at working on your own and as part of a 30+ strong ecology team located across our three offices. A full, valid UK driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle for business use preferred.

Learning and Development

We will always invest in our team and we have excellent learning and development opportunities for all our team members to help you grow and develop personally and professionally. This includes an extensive internal training programme to expand knowledge of our multi-disciplinary projects and roles within these.


EDP Benefits

The salary for this post is to be agreed based on qualifications and experience and will form part of an excellent benefits package, including 5% employer pension contributions; private health insurance; life assurance; 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays and birthday holiday); TOIL system; hybrid and flexible working, a profit share bonus scheme; carbon offsetting for every employee; and many more!

What do you need to do now?

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to the HR Team – teamedp@edp-uk.co.uk.

We will be reviewing applications as they are received, with the intention to appoint as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and can also offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements.