IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond with offices in Grangemouth and Glasgow. IKM’s focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk within the infrastructure, energy, and commercial sectors in the UK and overseas. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and its portfolio of high-profile projects.
Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented Project Ecologist with a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation, and biodiversity. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to further their career and gain more experience in these specialist markets.
Key responsibilities include:
Ecological surveys and assessments.
Managing site teams.
Producing high-quality ecological reports and method statements.
Protected species licence applications.
Clerk of Works duties and project management.
Preparing Species Protection Plans.
Mentoring junior staff.
Assisting in project management and budget management.
The candidate should have:
A minimum of 3 or more years previous experience preferably in an environmental consultancy.
Degree in Ecology or related subject.
Considerable experience in protected species surveying, Phase 1 habitat surveying and ecological assessment.
Experience in protected species licence applications.
In-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation, survey techniques, mitigation, and an enthusiasm for keeping up to date with best practice and new technologies.
A full UK driving licence is essential
Be a member of a relevant professional institution e.g. CIEEM
Licensed bat worker desirable
What’s in it for you?
Competitive salary with paid overtime
Option of private healthcare
30 days holiday, increasing to 31 after 2 years’ service. Plus, option to purchase additional holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Reimbursement of Professional Body Membership fees
Continued Professional Development
The role will require travel, overnight and/or out of hours work and may require working away from home.
IKM Consulting Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter (both are mandatory to be considered for the position) with details of your current and expected remuneration to: –
Rebecca Marr, HR Administrator, IKM Consulting Ltd, Park House, 39 Bo’ness Road, Grangemouth FK3 8AN or email to email@example.com
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