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Marketing Executive  
Cirencester

EDP has built an enviable reputation as a trusted environmental planning and design consultancy. Most of our work is obtained through repeat business and recommendation; we wish to keep it that way. We therefore have an exciting and new opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our multi-disciplinary team in Cirencester, on a part time basis (3 day week).

The primary focus of this role is to keep our business current, to promote and develop our services and ensure that EDP has a leading position in the development sector market. We therefore need a forward thinking, confident marketer who will lead the development and expansion of EDP’s social media presence, play a key role in the co-ordination of our marketing materials, and contribute to the development of a marketing strategy.

The successful candidate will need previous marketing experience in a business to business environment, with a proven track record in preparing high quality marketing copy. The person must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, superb attention to detail and the ability to multi-task conflicting priorities effectively. Good project management skills and creative flair are essential.

As this is a brand new role, it presents an opportunity for a talented marketing professional to carve their own niche in the business.

Salary will be agreed based on qualifications and experience, but it will form part of an excellent benefits package.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a comprehensive CV and covering letter to Stephanie Mumford at: stephaniem@edp-uk.co.uk.

Closing date for applications 25 August 2017.




Consultant Arboriculturist  
Shrewsbury

We have a new opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated and innovative Arboriculturist to join our well-established and experienced team. The position will be based at our Shrewsbury Office, with an expectation to provide technical skills and support to the Arboricultural and wider EDP team through involvement in multi-disciplinary projects across the country.

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, solution-focussed, and competent arboriculturist with a relevant first degree or equivalent qualification. Proven consultancy experience of at least 3 years is expected, including British Standard 5837:2012 surveys, preparation of associated reports, arboricultural impact assessments, method statements and the provision of arboricultural advice both internally and to clients on development related projects.

Ideally you will have some experience of preparing fee proposals and have good reporting skills, whilst being able to effectively prioritise workloads and work well under pressure. You should also be seeking to strengthen your project management, technical skills and client care.

In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, show initiative and flexibility, have attention to detail and diligence, and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team. You will also have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own car for business use. In return, EDP will offer an attractive salary and benefits package, training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Rebecca Coope (rebeccac@edp-uk.co.uk) stating Consultant Arboriculturist’ in the subject field.

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2017.




Consultant Ecologist      
Shrewsbury

We have a new opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated and innovative Ecologist to join our well-established and experienced Ecology Team. The position will be based at our Shrewsbury Office, with an expectation to provide technical skills and support to the Ecology and wider EDP team through involvement in ecology-specific and multi-disciplinary projects across the country.

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, solution-focussed, and competent ecologist with a relevant first degree and appropriate post-graduate qualification. Proven consultancy experience of at least 3 years is expected, including the scoping, designing and leading of detailed habitat and species surveys, with some experience of mitigation design. You will also be a holder of one or more protected species survey licence(s) and a member of/eligible for membership to CIEEM.

Ideally you will have some experience of preparing fee proposals and have good reporting skills, whilst being able to effectively prioritise workloads and work well under pressure. You should also be seeking to strengthen your ecological project management, technical skills and client care.

In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be solution-focussed, show initiative and flexibility, have attention to detail and diligence, and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team. You will also have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own car for business use. In return, EDP will offer an attractive salary and benefits package, training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Rebecca Coope (rebeccac@edp-uk.co.uk) stating Consultant Ecologist’ in the subject field.

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2017.




Consultant/Senior Ecologist
Location: Cirencester

We have a new opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated and innovative Ecologist to join our well-established and experienced Ecology Team. The position will be based at our Cirencester Office, with an expectation to provide technical skills and support to the Ecology and wider EDP team through involvement in ecology-specific and multi-disciplinary projects across the country. 

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, solution-focussed, and competent ecologist with a relevant first degree and appropriate post-graduate qualification. Proven consultancy experience typically spanning 3-5 years is expected, including the scoping, designing and leading of detailed habitat and species surveys and mitigation design. You will also be a holder of one or more protected species survey licence(s) and a member of/eligible for membership to CIEEM.

Ideally you will have some experience of preparing fee proposals and have good reporting skills, whilst being able to effectively prioritise workloads and work well under pressure. You should also be seeking to strengthen your ecological project management, technical skills and client care.

In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be solution-focussed, show initiative and flexibility, have attention to detail and diligence, and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team. You will also have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own car for business use. In return, EDP will offer an attractive salary and benefits package, training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Stephanie Mumford (stephaniem@edp-uk.co.uk) stating ‘Consultant/Senior Ecologist’ in the subject field.

We are currently reviewing applications with the intention to appoint during August 2017.




Seasonal Consultant Ecologists - Fixed Term
Location: Officewide

We are seeking aspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Fixed Term, Seasonal Consultant Ecologists to assist in all areas of our ecology work between now and September/October. Available posts will be based primarily at our Shrewsbury Office, but with opportunities also potentially available in Cirencester and Cardiff. Project work will require travelling to various sites across the country.

Your primary role will be to assist the wider EDP Ecology Team in undertaking habitat and protected species surveys, providing Clerk of Works support, and assisting with data input, analysis, research and report writing. During this time you will be supervised and supported by a strong team of ecology experts, enabling you to gain valuable training and experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best practice techniques required by the professional consultancy industry.

You will have a relevant first degree and preferably a post-graduate qualification, with a proficiency in MS Office. In addition, you will be a confident field ecologist with experience beyond that gained in an academic context. The position would ideally suit persons with prior experience in a consultancy environment or similar.  Great crested newt and/or bat survey experience/licence holders would be highly desirable.

In addition to the right qualifications and experience you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team. You will also have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own car for business use. In return, EDP will offer an attractive salary and benefits package, on-the-job training and support for future career progression.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Sarah Smith (sarahs@edp-uk.co.uk) stating ‘Fixed Term Seasonal Ecology Consultant’ in the subject field.




Senior Landscape Architect
Location: Shrewsbury

We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Landscape Architect to join our office in Shrewsbury due to a significant increase to the team’s core workload. Other office locations would also be considered, but Shrewsbury is the preferred location. This is an excellent opportunity for you to continue to develop your professional and project management skills by working closely with our existing team. In a growing office this post will also offer the successful candidate a huge diversity of experience encompassing not only landscape, but also aspects of ecology, heritage, masterplanning and arboriculture.

Our ideal candidate will be able to independently work on LVIA inputs, having already worked within a consultancy environment, while further capability in respect of Landscape Strategies, Management Plans, EIA and Project Management would be of great value. 

You are expected to be on the Pathway to Chartership, or already have achieved Chartered status. A high standard of written and verbal communication skills is essential, and you should be solution-focussed, show initiative and flexibility, have attention to detail and diligence, and the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team.

If you are interested in joining our landscape team, please send a comprehensive CV and covering letter, along with written and visual work examples, to Rebecca Coope at: rebeccac@edp-uk.co.uk

We are currently reviewing applications, with the intention to appoint during August 2017.



EDP is always interested in hearing from bright, enthusiastic people who are appropriately qualified and/or experienced in the following fields:

Landscape Design and Landscape Planning
Ecology and Protected Species
Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
Arboriculture
Energy
Masterplanning
Rural Estate and Agricultural Planning
EIA
Sustainability

If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please send your CV and references in confidence to Stephanie Mumford (stephaniem@edp-uk.co.uk)

 

We offer a very competitive benefits package, which includes:
pension;
private health insurance;
life assurance;
free lunch;
30 days annual leave (+ bank holidays); and
profit share bonus scheme.







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