Ecological Clerk of Works

Bristol, England, gb
Company: Morson Group
Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Published on 2021-08-01 18:10:26

We are currently recruiting for an Ecological Clerk of Works for our client for a temporary contract for 3-6 months.
Role Responsibilities may include:

Supporting liaison with project managers and clients on the delivery of ecological requirements within multi-disciplinary tenders and projects

Organising and carrying out desk studies and field based habitat, botanical, protected and non-native invasive species surveys

Undertaking the analysis, evaluation, interpretation and presentation of ecological data, including through production of Ecological Impact Assessments and design of mitigation strategies

Safe delivery of protected species and habitat surveys analysis and evaluation of results, impact assessments, and the design and implementation of successful mitigation strategies

Performing the role of an Ecological Clerk of Works on construction projects

Assisting with managing the technical and financial performance of ecological projects to meet budgets and deadlines

Communicating effectively with their line manager, project managers, clients, project teams and other members of the ecology team, within projects and with clients by telephone, e-mail, letters and reports

Technical report writing

Compliance with internal business management procedures, including in relation to health and safety and technical quality of all advice and outputs and

Undertaking other tasks which add value to the development of the ecology team or support wider environmental business goals, as required.

Specific Skills Required:

Detailed knowledge of UK and EC wildlife legislation and policy, as well as Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)

Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail

Experience of organising surveys and consulting with land owners regarding access for surveys

Experience in one or more of the following areas: botanical identification, undertaking Phase 1 Habitat / NVC surveys and protected species surveys, preferably bats or dormouse and if you have licences or are working towards these that would be a significant advantage

Electronic data capture, analysis and presentation

Willing to travel to other offices and sites within the UK and potentially internationally when required by work demand

Adaptable and flexible approach to work to meet peaks in demands (as all roles are likely to involve occasional longer/and or unsociable hours and a degree of working away from home for days/ weeks at a time)

Minimum Requirements

Experience of working in an ecology-related job role in the public and / or private sector

Experience of planning, co-ordinating and leading field surveys and

Have demonstrable experience in producing a range of reports and providing ecological advice to clients and stakeholders.

Specific Skills Required:

Knowledge of UK and EC wildlife legislation and policy

Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail

Experience of organising surveys and consulting with land owners regarding access for surveys

NRW Dormouse Licence or significant experience and looking to apply for a dormouse licence with a little more experience

Electronic data capture

Willing to travel to other offices and sites within the UK and potentially internationally when required by work demand

Adaptable and flexible approach to work to meet peaks in demands (as all roles are likely to involve occasional longer/and or unsociable hours and a degree of working away from home for days/ weeks at a time)

Preferred Qualifications

You will have a BSc in a relevant subject and

Ability to travel to site as required.

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