About the Role

Are you a graduate or post-graduate with a passion for ecology, looking to start an exciting and rewarding career? Do you envision a role that allows you to embrace a mixture of fieldwork and technical data analysis and report writing?

Due to the ongoing success and expansion of the business, Aspect Ecology has an excellent opportunity for a graduate/postgraduate/postdoctoral candidate to start their career in ecological consultancy, by joining our industry leading team of specialists and working on an exciting range of challenging and interesting projects. The purpose of the role is to undertake terrestrial ecology site work and support in the preparation and writing of reports through data processing, analysis, and interpretation.

By joining Aspect Ecology you will be working within an experienced team of terrestrial ecologists who deliver a wide variety of projects across the UK across a range of sectors including housing, retail, employment and renewable energy, amongst others. As part of the APEM Group, you will have the opportunity to work with cross-cutting expertise, not only in the terrestrial sector, but across other allied sectors.

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • A relevant degree and/or postgraduate qualification, with a strong academic record.
  • A sound background in or enthusiasm for natural history and basic familiarity with UK flora and fauna.
  • A broad understanding of UK wildlife legislation.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with effective teamwork and excellent communication
  • Ability to travel across the UK, with some requirement for over-night stays.
  • A full UK driving licence.

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career.

Next steps

We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need is some basic information, your CV and short (1-page) covering letter to

About Aspect Ecology

At Aspect Ecology, we specialise in providing ecological consultancy services to a well-established base of high-profile public and private sector clients. Our Oxfordshire-based team has a wealth of experience and expertise advising on an extensive range of projects nationwide with a focus on integrating ecological habitats and wildlife benefits within new developments. We are a professional and friendly team of enthusiastic ecologists who thrive on innovation and delivering a high quality output to our clients – Follow us on LinkedIn