EIA/Sustainability specialist, seeking role in London or Bristol

An environmental consultant with nearly 4 experience in the environmental sector. My candidate has a comprehensive range of skills in both environmental and social impact assessment, sustainability consultancy and due diligence assessment. An ambitious, confident and commercially astute environmental consultant, with strong site management skills, due diligence and environmental permitting.
Having worked on a variety of projects, across a diverse range of sectors, my candidate is keen to continue developing his career within environmental consultancy, with a particular interest in sustainability issues, marine impacts and stakeholder engagement and management. In addition Familiar with international standards for ESHIA assessment, qualifications are below:
  • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management
  • BSc Environmental Sciences
Looking for a role ideally in London, or possibly in Bristol, he’s looking for a salary of around £28,000. immediately available having been released from his current employer due to redundancy.
Please contact me if you think you may have a suitable role for this candidate and would like more information on his experience.

Principal EIA Consultant, Scotland or London, available immediately

Today I registered the details of a highly experienced and skilled EIA specialist, who is seeking a new role in either Scotland (Central belt) or London, with extensive experience across both the consultancy and public sectors. With over ten years’ experience in project managing environmental and social impact assessment and management projects in the private sector. Key qualifications and experience include:

  • Highly experienced project manager of environmental impact assessments against UK, EU and international legislation, and in managing research and policy development.
  • Experience in property, infrastructure, urban regeneration and on and offshore renewables sectors in the UK, and in the due diligence of oil and gas, petrochemicals and infrastructure projects internationally.
  • Worked on urban regeneration, onshore wind farms, coastal defence and flood defence, roads and bridges, and urban wastewater treatment and water treatment.
  • BSc, MSc in Environmental disciplines
  • Graduate Certificate, Environmental Studies
  • Preparation of environmental statements, non-technical summaries and environmental management plans for construction and operation.
  • Managed assessments of impacts on terrestrial and marine ecology, air quality, water quality, noise, landscape and visual, cultural heritage, flood risk and land use, and developed appropriate, practical and cost efficient mitigation measures and monitoring programs in consultation with multidisciplinary project teams of engineers, planners and contractors.
  • Led meetings to negotiate environmental and social conditions within consent approvals for projects, with project teams of planning, legal, engineering and environmental specialists.

With a strong financial background, team and resource management skills and contract law training, this is a strong candidate for any consultancy business. Looking for a salary of £50,000 upwards, and available immediately, she is looking for a Principal or Associate level position, specialising in coordinating and implementing EIA projects, ideally moving back into Urban regeneration projects.

Please contact me on Lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk if you have a possible role for this candidate or for more information.

Senior Ecologist, West Midlands seeking a new role

I’m working with a highly qualified Senior Ecologist who is seeking a new consultancy role. Highly motivated, a chartered Environmentalist, with full CIEEM membership and over 6 years consultancy experience. With 4 protected species licences she has varied experience including bats, GCN, hazel dormouse, reptiles, badgers, water voles and barn owls. Commercially minded, she has a strong background of work winning and is looking to move into a challenging consultancy role. Key qualifications/licences are:

  • MSc Environmental Management (distinction)
  • BSc (hons) Geography (1st)
  • CEnv, CIEEM (full member), MIEMA
  • Natural England Roost visitor and bat survey licence (including handling and disturbance of hibernation sites)
  • GCN licence
  • Hazel dormouse licence
  • Barn owl licence

Living on the outskirts of Birmingham, she would like a role within reasonable commuting distance, and seeking a salary circa £30,000, available on 1 months’ notice. Please contact me if you’d like more information on this candidate and for a CV at lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk

Principal Ecologist – Suffolk or Cambridge

I’m working with a Senior Ecologist, who’s looking for their next step into a Principal level role, currently working for a well known consultancy. Ideally my candidate would like to be based at a consultancy in Suffolk or Cambridge, in a Principal level role. Holding a GCN and Bat licence, current role includes:

  • Ecological surveys and associated mitigation
  • Report writing (including BREEAM reports),
  • Business development
  • client liaison and project management for both public and private sector projects
  • Bat and surveys
  • People management

Available on 1 months’ notice, my candidate would like to secure a new role in advance of, or at the beginning of the new season, and is interested in exploring opportunities ASAP.

Please enquire if you’d like more information on this or any other candidate on the blog, details have been kept brief to maintain anonymity – lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk.

Senior Ecologist, Bat and GCN licences, seeks role, Birmingham

Ecologist, seeking a Senior role in central Birmingham – Bat and GCN licence

I’m working with an experienced Ecologist who is looking for a Senior level role within a consultancy in central Birmingham. With nearly 7 years consultancy experience, this includes:

  • Phase 1 habitat surveys
  • Interpretative report writing, ecological chapters for EIAs and desk top studies
  • EcOW
  • Liaison with a range of statutory bodies
  • Involvement in the bid process and PQQs
  • Project management
  • mentoring of junior staff

With a bat and GCN licence and 1 months’ notice, this is a strong candidate. Keen to move into a more business focussed role, ultimately progressing towards a management role, with a good commercial outlook, he is looking for a salary upwards of £27,000.

Job seeking Ecologist, Glasgow, immediately available

Today I registered the details of an enthusiastic and experienced ecologist, looking for a new role in order to progress his career.  Keen to get into a consultancy that can offer structured career progression, training and the opportunity to work with other ecologists and environmental specialists, my candidate has already gained good experience, both in the field, report writing, and in terms of legislative knowledge and client liaison. With significant survey experience, he’s keen to get at least one ecological licence ASAP. Key experience/qualifications includes:

  • Graduate IEEM
  • PGDip Waste with Environmental Management
  • BSc Biology with Zoology
  • Conducting Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
  • Knowledge of legislation, policy and best practice surrounding renewable development
  • Liaising with statutory consultees, council planners, sub consultants and clients
  • Writing ecological chapters for planning applications
  • Designing surveys to achieve required outcomes within budget
  • Knowledge of survey methods for bats, GCNs, Otters, birds and Badgers
  • Utilising ArcGIS to produce maps and visual aids

My candidate is available for interviews, and looking for a salary of £23,000 in Glasgow/around the Central Belt. With a real commitment to the ecological sector and a good commercial outlook, he’d be a good fit for an environmental consultancy looking to recruit for the new season.

For more details, a CV and to discuss this or any other candidate on our blog, please contact lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk

Ecologist/Senior Ecologist, Birmingham, £25.5K

I’m working with a passionate, skilled and experienced Ecologist, who’s looking for the next step into a senior role in Birmingham.

With a passion for the environment, my candidate is keen to understand all elements of the ecological process, currently undertaking an MSc course.

Key skills:

  • GCN licence
  • extended phase 1 ecological survey and report writing
  • management of large scale mitigation schemes
  • Bat emergence and re-entry surveys, and activity transects
  • Reporting and preparation of BREEAM assessments
  • Desk top studies
  • EcOW

Available on  1 months’ notice, my candidate would like a position in Birmingham centre, or easily commutable by train. Currently on a salary of £25.5K would be looking to improve this and and move into a senior level role.

Please contact lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk to discuss this or any of the other candidates on our blog. Please note all candidates have given their permission to be included and may ask for this to be removed at any time.

Geo-environmental consultant, 4+ years experience, Leeds

I’m working with an experienced Geo-environmental conaultant, who has progressed from graduate to consultant level and is looking for a move to progress his career.

Duties and responsibilities within his current role include:

  • Production of preliminary geo-environmental risk assessments.
  • ƒ Management of intrusive investigations ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to.
  • ƒ Practical techniques: soil logging, soil and groundwater sampling and ground gas monitoring.
  • ƒ Factual & interpretive reporting, data interpretation, quantitative risk assessment and delivery of reported conclusions.
  • ƒ Front line liaison with clients and ensuring co-ordination of work between contractors.
  • ƒ Management of projects from proposal stage to report delivery valued between £5k and £35k.
  • ƒ Training and mentoring of graduate consultants.

A highly qualified candidate, with an MSc Environmental Hydrogeology. Distinction and ƒ BSc (Hons) Physical Geography, he would like another consultancy role, which will allow him to develop his technical skills and continue working towards a management role in the future. Currently earning £23,000 and available on 1 months’ notice.


Please contact me if you think you may have a role for this or any of the candidates in the blog – lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk

Consultant Ecologist, London, 1 months’ notice, GCN licence

I’m working with an assistant level Ecologist who’s looking to move up into a consultant level role.

With over a years’ consultancy experience, regular voluntary survey experience and undertaking an internship, key skills/experience are summarised below:

  • Natural England GCN licence, PTS and CSCS card
  • Accredited agent for rare reptile surveys
  • competent to lead and undertake protected species and phase 1 habitat surveys
  • ability to write survey reports, ecological chapters and EIA appendices
  • Comprehensive understanding of UK wildlife legislation, best practice guidelines and UK planning policy

A keen and committed environmentalist, my candidate has worked hard before, during and after finishing University to gain ecological experience. Holding a Masters in Conservation science (achieving a merit), she’s looking for a Consultant level role, to progress her career. Notice period is 1 month and salary expectation would be £21,000+

If you have a vacancy that may suit this ecologist, please contact lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk for more information.


All candidates on this blog have given their express permission to be included and reserve the right to have their details removed at any time.

Geoenvironmental Consultant, Leeds, 1 months’ notice

Today I registered the details of an experienced Geoenvironmental consultant, who’s seeking a new role in order to progress her career.

With over 6 years’ consultancy experience, she is a specialist in the investigation and characterisation of contaminated land. Skills include:

  • Human health risk assessment
  • Client and regulatory liaison
  • Factual and interpretative reporting
  • Managing projects – from phase 1 desk studies up to multi site intrusive investigations

Demonstrating a professional approach, AIEMA, BSc (Hons) Environmental Chemistry, she’s a highly qualified candidate. Available on 1 months’ notice she’d be looking for a salary upwards of £27,000 + benefits.


Please contact me if you think you may have a role for my candidate, or any other role, on Lydia@fairmanconsulting.co.uk or 07792 108 881.

Please note all candidates have given express permission to be included in this blog and may ask for their details to be removed at any time.