Baker Consultants is seeking a Principal or Senior Ecologist to help deliver and expand our project work in southern England. We are looking for a highly experienced consultant who is willing to work remotely from our main office in Derbyshire, has the ability to attract new clients, and the drive to continue growing our business.

Location is flexible, although the M4/M3/M25 corridor would be ideal. Basic salary will be commensurate with experience – and we operate a profit-related bonus scheme.

About You

You have at least ten years experience of working in consultancy, with an excellent knowledge of the region, and the ability to manage complex projects. You will have developed a technical specialism over your career, hold protected species licences and have broad experience, both in terms of species and survey techniques, ensuring best practice as standard and challenging the norms where new methods would lead to better outcomes. You are self-motivated, and able to run with existing projects while attracting new work.

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We are seeking an experienced senior ecologist to join our growing terrestrial team. If you have over five years consultancy experience we’d like to hear from you.

Based in Cromford on the edge of the peak district we offer excellent working conditions, interesting and varied project work and commitment to training and career development. Baker Consultants has a deserved reputation for innovation and we are seeking people who will bring enthusiasm and creative thinking to our team and our clients.

Contact Andrew Baker on 07590 122969 for an informal chat or email your application with cv to