This is an exciting time to join Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust as we take forward our Strategy2030 for nature recovery. You’ll be working in a profit for purpose team that is committed to achieving excellence for both clients and for the natural environment.
|JOB TITLE:||Wildscapes Principal Ecologist|
|Salary:||£37,287 – £40,500 pa pro rata|
+ 9% employee pension contribution entitlement
0.8 or 1 FTE (30 – 37.5 hrs/wk) options available, to be discussed with successful candidate
|Location:||Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Stafford Road, Sheffield|
(Flexible blended working from office, home and on site)
About the role
This role is interesting and varied, offering a great opportunity to expand Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s growing Wildscapes’ Ecology Service. You’ll provide leadership as well as expert technical guidance, working across a wide range of ecological services including: Protected Species Surveys, PEAs, EIAs, Licensing, Ecological Clerk of Works, Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments – for diverse projects on our Nature Reserves, restoring important habitats, through to supporting Housing Developments or infrastructure projects in the region.
The experience and enthusiasm you bring will enable you to lead and develop the team, inspiring them to deliver a high quality service. Working with our Business Development Manager you will bring your ecological expertise to deliver contracts from beginning to end, including developing client relationships and work streams, co-ordinating tenders, providing project management and ensuring high standards.
Your ecological expertise will be supported by experience of carrying out Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, habitat surveys, Ecological Impact Assessments and leading on protected species surveys.
You will also have developed strong project management skills and experience of running contracts and managing multiple teams on-site to high standards.
You can find out more about SRWT and the difference you could make to nature and wildlife at www.wildsheffield.com. Find out more about our Wildscapes Community Interest Company at www.wildscapes.co.uk.
How to apply
To apply please submit a CV and covering letter telling us how you meet the key criteria listed on the
person specification below, to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about the post or our recruitment process please contact us by email email@example.com or by calling 0114 263 4335.
About Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust is a registered charity and works with the local community towards a better future for wildlife, people and the green spaces we all love. We are also part of a national network of 46 Wildlife Trusts, working together for a better deal for nature and people locally and in the wider world.
Find out more about who we are and what we do.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust believes that equality, diversity and inclusion is an essential part of what we do and how we achieve our vision for wildlife and nature. Our staff, volunteers, and the communities we work with deserve equality of opportunity, benefit from embracing diversity and thrive in an inclusive environment.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workplace.
To see a full list of current vacancies with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and our community interest company Wildscapes, please see our Jobs page.