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Principal Ecologist/Technical Director (Ecology)

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Contract typePermanent
Contract length
OrganisationJacobs UK Ltd
LocationSouthampton, Hampshire
Hours40 hours per week

Job details

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Environment, Maritime and Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

 Jacobs Ecology is one of the UK's largest most dynamic and respected ecology teams. Our Ecologists provide specialist advice for the full range of projects undertaken by Jacobs, as well as servicing the needs of their own client base. The team works on arrange of diverse, high profile projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we are looking for the most talented and passionate individuals to be our next generation of leaders.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Principal Ecologist / Technical Director (Ecology) to be based from our Southampton office. The successful candidate will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leading and mentoring a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects.
  • Ecological project management.
  • Business development.
  • Preparation of ecological impact studies, feasibility studies, and scheme reports for projects.
  • Resolution of technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across projects and for the monitoring of progress

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing date2018-08-30