December, 2020

Senior/Consultant Ecologist Job Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Senior Ecologist/Consultant Ecologist to join our small friendly team in Sheffield. The practice is long standing and provides multi-disciplinary consultancy services including ecology, landscape and arboriculture.

The opportunity would be especially exciting for an enthusiastic and ambitious candidate as you would take a lead role on our existing ecology work, as well as the future growth of the ecology sector within the practice.

We have a wide variety of projects at nationwide locations and our focus is to provide a joined up service incorporating ecology, landscape and arboriculture, from project inception, through planning and delivery on site.

We are seeking an individual with strong technical knowledge and practical experience of delivering surveys, assessments and mitigation.

You would lead the ecological aspects of numerous projects within the office and your duties would include:

• Preparation of fee quotes and tenders

• Scoping surveys, Phase 1, Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, EcIA’s

• Maintaining and developing client relationships

• Leading protected species surveys and mitigation plans

Applicants should have the following experience/qualifications:

• Previous professional consultancy experience

• Protected species survey Licence(s) e.g. Bat or GCN would be advantageous

• Associate membership of CIEEM

• Full driving licence

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual with exceptional communication skills, the ability to fit into our friendly and hardworking team, and the ambition to drive the ecology department forwards within the practice.

We would also consider applications for a flexible part-time position or Consultant, so please get in touch.

To apply please e-mail sending a CV and covering letter.

Applications by 15th January 2021. Earlier applications encouraged.

No third parties or agencies.

King’s Tower Approval

Last week Sheffield City Council’s Planning and Highways Committee voted unanimously to grant permission for King’s Tower.

Kings Tower, which incorporates 206 apartments, over 38 storeys, with commercial at ground floor, will sit alongside Phase 1 of the redevelopment of the former Primark store, overlooking Castle Square.

We’ve been working on this project for 18 months alongside architects Hodder + Partners and planning consultants Crowley Associates Limited.

We have assisted by providing public realm design, including tree planting and sculptural screens to provide wind mitigation.