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Head of Ecology

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Head of Ecology


£50,000 - £65,000 + Flexible Working + Paid Professional Membership + Private Healthcare

Are you a Senior Ecologist looking to take control of a team, working on highly complex projects in a hybrid working style?

This award-winning civil, structural, and environmental consultancy specializes in the energy sector, Hazardous projects, and highly regulated industries. By offering great company benefits, encouraging hybrid working and actively progressing their team careers, the company has been awarded a Gold Investors in People award and wants to continue its growth by onboarding a Lead for the Ecology Team.

In this Monday-to-Friday position, you will lead the day-to-day management of the ecology team while developing new relevant opportunities and preparing fee proposals. You will also work alongside colleagues from other departments to ensure multi-disciplinary projects are delivered to a high quality and budget. Overall, you will be tasked with the management of the Ecology department and will coordinate the production of reports, manage subcontracts, liaise with clients, and develop and mentor junior team members to increase quality and output.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience within an Ecology-based role preferably within a consultancy. They will also be educated to a minimum bachelor's level in a relevant field and will have a proven record of mentoring staff to develop competencies.

If you are an experienced Ecologist looking to take the next step in your career to work on highly complex projects, then this is the role for you,

The Role:

  • Manage the dayto-day operations of the ecology team
  • Develop new ecology service opportunities, prepare proposals, and oversee project delivery alongside other departments
  • Ensure highquality outputs by managing reports, coordinating subcontracts, and liaising with clients
  • Mentor and develop junior team members to enhance team skills and overall department effectiveness

The Person:

  • Educated to Bachelors level in an Ecology related discipline
  • Extensive experience within an ecology role with knowledge of Legislation, survey techniques, licensing & mitigation, preferably within a consultancy
  • Experience in preparing bids and managing projects and colleagues
  • Protected Species License
  • Membership to a relevant Professional Institution

Reference Number: BBBH231347

To apply for this role or to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Thomas Goodman at Rise Technical Recruitment.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd acts an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.

The salary advertised is the bracket available for this position. The actual salary paid will be dependent on your level of experience, qualifications and skill set. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.