Senior Ecologist - Kenilworth (Midlands)

Thomson Environmental Consultants Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall United Kingdom Terrestrial Ecology Hybrid
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Company Description

Thomson environmental consultants: The independent, employee-owned consultancy, chosen by successful clients, admired by competitors, and the place to work preferred by top specialists.


We have a new Senior Ecologist consultant role to be based in our Kenilworth offices.. As a Senior Ecological Consultant, you will contribute to your team’s financial performance by completing tenders, managing projects in an efficient manner and building relationships with clients or potential clients. You will also contribute to the company’s vision and values by completing tasks set by your team lead and others to a high standard and within designated timeframes. Sone of the duties include:

  • Assist the line manager in various tasks, including the supervision, support and leadership of Ecological Consultants and Assistant Ecologists.
  • Project manage large and complex projects.
  • Undertake technically complex project work, including EPSL applications, EcIA chapters and habitat regulation assessments.
  • Produce high quality deliverables for clients, within allocated time and budget constraints.
  • Develop and maintain good client relationships.
  • Documenting relevant experience and using it to work towards protected species licenses.
  • Taking responsibility of the standard of survey work by leading the field team.
  • Follow correct channels of communication by including project managers and team leads in
  • all relevant communication


To be considered you will an experienced Ecologist with an ecological or related subject degree. You will be technically competent, with an in-depth knowledge of ecology, legislation and survey techniques with advanced field skills in one or more specialist areas as well as holding protected species licences. You will also hold a driving licence.

Other information

We promote a happy, friendly workplace and are guided by the company’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. We excel at providing our people with amazing career progression and offer an extensive range of company benefits which include: 25 days annual leave, healthcare cash plan, enhanced stakeholder pension scheme, life insurance, discounted gym membership, paid professional memberships, clothing allowance, outstanding performance rewards, free parking and regular local and company social events!

One of the major advantages to working at Thomson is that our people is at the heart of everything we do. As an Employee-Owned Trust (EOT), all Thomson employees have a stake in the business and reap the reward of its success including performance-related annual bonuses. We also pride ourselves in providing market leading internal and external training opportunities which contributes to individual tailored career path ways.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As an equal opportunities employer, Thomson is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Thomson.